Garri Processing: Documenting African favourite food in Ekiti

May 08, 2016 wexcely Documentary , 0 comments

Garri (also known as gari, garry, gali, or tapioca) is a popular West African food made from cassava tubers. The spelling ‘garri’ is mainly used in Nigeria, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Benin, Togo and ‘gari’ in Ghana.[1] Either spelling is used in Nigeria. In some sub-Saharan regions of Africa, it is referred to as ‘gali’ – Wikipedia

Squeezing water out of the drench Cassava

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Breaking down the cassava in particle.

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Frying the cassava to turn Garri

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Drying the final product in the sun before shipping for consumption.

 

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Portrait of the women making Garri

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