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HOW TO MAKE OKPA FLOUR

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In this video, you will learn how to make Bambara (okpa) flour. Bambara nut pudding is also known as okpa in the eastern part of Nigeria. Okpa is a Nigerian delicacy popularly known among the Igbos in Nigeria.

Bambara nut is rich in protein, calcium, potassium, iron etc.

Bambara nut is exceedingly helpful in the control of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases arising from hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia. Steamed cakes from Bambara nut is s better diet for people with diabetes. Bambara nut contains a high essential amino acid profile that is comparable to that of soybeans making it a super food that helps regulates blood glucose levels. Bambara groundnut seeds have the highest concentration of soluble fiber and antioxidants when compared with other legumes. Soluble fiber is a micronutrient believed to reduce colon cancer and cardiovascular diseses. Other benefits of Bambara nut is that it boost immune health, bone health, promotes digestion, prevents cancer, helps in diabetes management. Etc.

PROCEDURE

Remove all the stones and dirt inside. Take it to engine for grinding, they will grind it once and sieve out the shaft. Then they keep grinding till it is very very soft. Sieve it to get a finer powdery form. Store in an air tight container.

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