Gari (Dried Cassava Granules)
Gari is a popular food ingredient made from cassava, a starchy root vegetable that is widely grown in tropical regions around the world.
Gari is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of ways in African cuisine. It can be rehydrated and used to make a porridge, similar to polenta, or it can be used as a thickener in soups and stews. Gari can also be mixed with water or milk and sugar to make a refreshing drink.
Gari is a good source of carbohydrates and dietary fibre and is also rich in vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, potassium, and magnesium. It is also gluten-free, making it a popular ingredient in gluten-free recipes.