Hausa koko is a breakfast dish eaten across West African countries. In Ghana it is called Hausa koko because of its popularity in the northern areas of Ghana and it is believed to have been first made by the Hausa.
Hausa koko is made of millet and local spice added to it to give it taste and color. Hausa koko is a breakfast mostly sold on the Ghanaian street. It’s eaten with sugar, milk and preferably groundnuts to give it a delicious taste.
Name variation: Ogi, pap, koko, akamu
Recipe & Preparation
Mix three tablespoon of hausa koko flour with small quantity of water to get a paste.
Boil 500ml of clean water
Pour the mixed paste onto the boil water in a saucepan and stir continuously for about 4 minutes
Dish out and add desired amount of sugar and milk to taste
Meals, and how this is usually eaten
Hausa koko with koose
Hausa koko with bread
Hausa koko with milk and groundnut
Hausa koko with buff rolls
Nutritional information and health benefits
It helps to prevent type 2 diabetes
It aids digestion
Aids in treating respiratory condition such as Asthma
It helps to reduce the effect of migraines