Yam Flour

Lifeways Yam Flour Amala


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Lifeways Yam Flour Amala (Elubo) is delicately processed to achieve a fine powdered product that is rivalled by no other. It makes great Amala, a staple food of the Yoruba tribe in South West Nigeria.

Lifeways Yam powder is a more hygienic product with longer shelf-life, processed and devoid of drudgery which is associated with the traditional process.

Lifeways Yam Flour Amala is suitable for Vegetarians – Naturally produced with no additives whatsoever.

What is Yam Flour?

A type of flour produced by grinding dried yams into a powder. A yam is a hearty tuber that does not have the sweet taste of a sweet potato, but instead may have flavors that range from bland to earthy, slightly smoky in taste, or nutty and only moderately sweet

What is Amala?

Àmàlà is a local indigenous Nigerian food, native to the Yoruba ethnic group in the western states of the country, made out of yam and/or cassava flour, or unripe plantain flour. Yams are peeled, sliced, cleaned, dried and then blended into a flour, also called elubo.

Yams are naturally white in colour but turn brown when dried, This gives àmàlà its brownish colour.

Àmàlà could be served with a variety of ọbẹ (soups), such as vegetables, okro, ogbono or gbegiri (black-eyed beans soup).

Nutritional Info

Carbs 55 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugar 0 g
Fat 18 g
Protein 1 g
Sodium 90 mg
Vitamin A 2 %
Iron 70 %

Percentages are based on a diet of 2000 calories a day.

Lifeways Yam flour is suitable for Vegan diet.


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Weight1 kg
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