Cocoyam is very rich in vitamin B6 and magnesium, which help control high blood pressure and protect the heart.
It is very rich in dietary fibre too, and good for proper glucose metabolism. Popular amongst diabetics in Africa, may be due to its content of loose carbohydrate in form of starch rather than sugar.
This flour, made from desiccated and grounded cocoyam is very rich in loose starch, thus making it easily digestible, yet it is rich in fibre and protein. This property lends cocoyam very desirable for those with sensitive bowel – like irritable bowel syndrome, or those prone to form gas or wind after meals (trapped wind).
From Cameroon to Nigeria, Ghana, even to the Caribbean, cocoyam continues to form a main component of African food and source of high fibre carbohydrates. Now you do not have to take a flight to Lagos or Accra to get your coco yam flour.
Cocoyam flour is used as soup thickener, making cocoyam fufu, cocoyam chips, cocoyam bread, cocyam pancake and a lot more.
Are you curious? Why not try a sample today and see how it taste. Cocoyam flour is commonly used to prepare cocoyam fufu, and eaten with an African vegetable stew or soup. Buy cocoyam flour here and enjoy a delicious African meal.
Cocoyam Flour Recipe