Fermented Banku Mix

How to Prepare Banku with Praise Banku Mix


cooking equipment

  • Cooking Pot
  • Wooden Banku Ladle
  • Oven Gloves


  • Take Praise Banku Mix into your cooking pot.
  • Add water of proportional measure to the banku flour in your cooking pot.
    If the mixture is too thick, the banku will tough to stir.
    Make the mixture to your satisfaction.
  • Mix until there’s no lumps.
  • Add Salt if need be.
  • Place your cooking pot on an oven with moderate heat.
  • Stir vigorously with your banku wooden ladle till the mixture becomes thicken and smooth.
  • As it thickens, add enough water and leave it on the oven for a period of 2 to 5 minutes.
  • Keep stirring vigorously until the water has mix thoroughly with the banku.
  • NB: If the Banku is too thick add a desirable amount of water and stir.
  • Mold into balls.
Oblayo Corn Grits

How to Prepare Oblayo/Ekoagbemi/Corn Grits

Oblayo is made from roughly grounded corn.


4 Table spoon roughly ground corn
Sugar to Taste
Evaporated milk
Roasted peanuts

1 Pour water unto the corn in the saucepan
2 Stir well and allow to settle
3 Pour out the chaff that floats on the surface of the water
4 Add some more water in needed
5 Put it on the hub and stir about every other minutes for about 20 minutes
6 Allow to simmer to thicken as preferred
7 Pour into a desert bowl, Add sugar as desired and evaporated milk, with roasted peanut as well.

How to make tom brown

How to prepare Tom Brown porridge

How to Prepare Tom Brown porridge


  • 2 – 3 cups of Tom Brown
  • A glass of milk
  • Water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar – (Any sweetener of your choice)


  • Boil water in a pot.
  • Pour the Tom Brown into a bowl and add milk and some cold water.
  • Mix it thoroughly to form a smooth mixture.
  • Pour the paste slowly when it the water on the pot starts simmering (keep stirring evenly till it thickens up).
  • Add some cayenne and cinnamon to the paste.
  • Add some sugar sweetener of your choice.
  • Lower the heat when the mixture begins to boil – continue stirring.
  • Give it at least 8 to 10 minutes to cook.

Depending how you would like your porridge to look and feel, add water as needed. Too much water will make watery while less water will make it very thick.

To keep the porridge from becoming lumpy keep stirring it continuously

Your Tom Brown is ready. Enjoy

NOTE: It can be served with peanuts, bread, and other pastries.

Ingredients For Tom Brown