How To Prepare Delicious Danwake (Beans Dumplings)

Danwake is a lovely delicacy that is well known in the Northern side(Hausa People) of Nigeria. This meal takes less than 20 minutes to prepare if you can find already mixed flour. On this post, you will be taught how to prepare delicious Danwake. You will also learn how to prepare delicious Danwake (Beans dumplings).

How To Prepare Delicious Danwake


  • Grounded beans powder 2 cups
  • Bao bao (kuka) 3 teaspoons
  • Potash 1 teaspoon
  • Ground cayenne pepper (yaji)
  • Sliced Vegetables (onions, cabbage, tomatoes, cucumber)
  • Beef sauce.
  • Stock Cubes
  • Boiled eggs

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Note: Some people serve with various kinds of sauces because the meal on its own is virtually tasteless you have to serve with some of the following in other to really enjoy it.

Recall not to make use of the solid potash, dilute it in a half cup of water. It will be perfect if you already have the Danwake flour instead of having to combine it yourself.

How To Prepare Delicious Danwake (Beans Dumplings)

Danwake is usually served with ground cayenne pepper, which is also called (yaji), on the other hand you can as well make use of suya Pepper and special vegetables. Stock cubes are not actually essential as the pepper already comprises of natural sweetener but some persons decide to sprinkle a little as sweetness is understood differently by diverse people


  • Get Danwake flour which is readily available and flour
  • Mix Flour, kuka (Bao bao) bean powder together and add a little water to make a thick paste.
  • When you are through with making the paste, boil water in a pot
  • When the water begins to boil, continue making the paste into little balls and throw into the boiling water.
  • Let it to boil for about 10mins after which the balls will pop to the top.
  • Drain all the water and wash with cold water once. Sieve and serve into a plate.
  • Pour an already fried vegetable oil and yaji(dried pounded chilli pepper mixed with some spices).you can also consume Dan wake with salad, boiled egg or some cucumbers garnished with fresh tomatoes.

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