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Cassava or Yuca

Ingredients :

  • 4 Cups shredded cassava (approx 750 gm (1½ lb)) 
  • 2 Stalks green onion, minced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh or frozen minced lemon grass
  • 2 Hot chillie pepper or to your taste, minced
  • 1 Tbsp curry powder
  • 960 ml (4 Cups) vegetable oil for deep fry
  • ¼ tsp salt (option)

Method :

  1. Squeezes out liquid from shredded cassava root, put it in a large bowl, add green onion, lemon grass, hot chilli pepper and curry powder, and mix well.
  2. Form cassava mixture to a small elongate shape like finger. When done set it a side.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet or wok on high temperature. When oil is bubbling hot, fry the curry bread until golden.
  4. Remove fried bread from hot oil and placed in a strainer to drain oil.  Sprinkle with salt before serving.

Note: Make sure oil is bubbling hot before deep frying cassava bread otherwise it will fall apart.