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How to make lafun - white amala (Cassava flour fufu)
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How to make Lafun - White amala (Cassava flour fufu)

How to make Lafun! Lafun also called white Amala (cassava flour fufu) is Nigerian swallow made with Cassava flour. It is eaten with soups like Ewedu, Okro Soup, and other delicious Nigerian soups.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time2 minutes
Course: Main Course, Nigerian Swallow
Cuisine: African, Nigerian
Keyword: cassava flour, cassava flour fufu, How to make lafun, lafun, lump free lafun, smooth lafun, white amala
Servings: 4
Calories: 2kcal
Author: K's Cuisine
Cost: $5


  • Turning spoon
  • Pot


  • 2 Cups Cassava flour
  • 4 Cups Water


  • Sieve Cassava flour
  • In a pot, add boiling water then add in cassava flour. Stir till cassava flour is incorporated
  • Add ½ Cup hot water, put on stove and steam for 2 minutes
  • Stir till Lafun is smooth and lump free. Take off heat.
  • Serve Lafun with soup of choice like Ewedu and Buka Stew like in picture below or other soups like Okro soup, Nigerian turkey stew, efo riro, Egusi soup, etc


Serve with Soup of Choice
You might need to adjust water to cassava flour ratio due to cassava flour brand variation


Calories: 2kcal