Updated: Feb 17, 2022
GB is commonly known in Liberia and famous among the Gio and Manor tribes from Nimba. GB is made from cassava and similar to figure, but a bit harder or thicker. For this meal, I substituted the GB with plantain (fufu). Although I am not from the Gio or Manor tribe, I like to try all Liberian meals, so let’s give it a try! Total Prep Time: 40mins. Serving: 7-10 serving. Cook Time: 60-90 minutes. INGREDIENTS • Various fish and meat of your choice •4-6 hot pepper (spicy) or you can cut it down if you’re not into hot and spicy food unlike me I like it spicy and hot. • African bitter balls • Tola /wholor
•Sesame seeds •Onion
SEASONING • 1 Tbsp of salt • 2 Tbsp black pepper. • 2 maggi crevette shrimp/ chicken buillon or maggi star crayfish/ Nigerian maggi. • 2 Knorr cubes. • 2 Tbsp of badia complete seasoning. • 2 Tbsp of lawry’s all purpose chicken seasoning.
Cooking Steps: Boil : Bitter ball/ sesame seeds separately and blend together. Fufu: Mix in water and cook for 12 minutes keep stirring throughout the process. Tip: Try to divide your seasoning in half; half for prepping and the other half for making the soup. This way you get to keep track of it and ensure you don’t exceed the required amount. Next, mix all your ingredients together and turn off your stove when putting in the Tola. Note: Keep stirring till you get the desired texture. Once you have that slippery and thick texture, you’re there! For a first timer, this came out amazing and I enjoyed trying this out. That’s what this cooking channel is all about. You don’t have to be a professional. We are learning and enjoying the process along the way. Cooking just requires constant practice and putting in the right ingredients in the right proportions. Don’t be afraid to try out new recipe guys. Back to cooking- Guess what? The GB also came out very tasty and yummy. Watch the video to the end and see how we dug in. I hope you enjoyed this quick meal and please don’t forget to drop your questions and share the video with friends and family. Remember this is an ethnic food and cooked differently for different people. The texture depends on how slippery you like your GB. Thank you for supporting my passion for cooking. Don’t forget to subscribe to my cooking channel on YouTube: (Cooking with Miatta) for more cooking tips, recipes and much more. The website (www.miattaworld.com) also contains up to date content on cooking and all things yummy! Until next time, remember to always keep your belly happy. Thank you!