News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 11, 2019: This week we spotlight on the delicious street food – cassava egg ball. Here’s how to make it.
1-1/2 lbs. cassava or yuca
2 tbsp butter
Salt and black pepper to taste
A handful of flour to roll balls in
Oil for frying
Boil cassava and 5 eggs in salted water for about 25 to 30 mins until cassava/yuca is fork tender and eggs are hard boiled.
Mash cassava until smooth.
Peel the eggs and set aside.
Add 1 raw egg, butter, salt and pepper to taste to the mashed cassava and mix well.
Cover the peeled, hard boiled eggs with the cassava to form a ball.
The egg should be completely covered by the cassava mixture.
Roll in flour.
Heat oil in a deep saucepan.
Fry cassava covered eggs until golden brown.
Serve with hot sauce.