What Is Fufu and Ugali Made Of
Fufu and Ugali go by many names throughout the African diaspora and are popular dishes in the Caribbean and Western Eastern and Southern Africa. Ugali and fufu are made by boiling starchy foods like corn, cassava, yam, plantain or rice then pounding them into a delicious mass.
How to eat fufu and ugali plus the best recipes are explained below.
Green Plantain Fufu Recipe
|Making fufu for market day in Ghana|
How to eat fufu and ugali
In West Africa, diners often eat fufu and the stew's sauce first, saving the meat for the end of the meal since it's the most expensive part.
It is traditional to eat using only your right hand, no utensils.
If you were to eat with your left hand, it would be both insulting and rude to those around you because usually the left hand is reserved for bodily functions and the hand is never used for eating.