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Okok, peanuts, nuts for your enjoyment (Okok Beti Version)

Okok, peanuts, nuts for your enjoyment (Okok Beti Version)

 Typical dish of Betis (central Cameroon), theokok still called fumbwa is a dish particularly appreciated by Cameroonians. Made from Gnetum leaves, peanut paste and palm nut juice, it is accompanied by tubers or manioc sticks.

                                       Okok recipe

Preparation: 15min

Cooking: 20min


 250g of finely cut Okok leaves

400g of palm nut juice

300g roasted peanut paste

500ml of water

Salt (according to your convenience)

2 tablespoons of sugar


Prepare your okok leaves and book.

Pour the palm nut juice, water and salt. Cook for 5 at 10 minutes.

Add the peanut paste and sugar. Stir from time to time to prevent the mixture from sticking to the bottom of the pot.

When the oil appears above your preparation, slowly add the okok without stirring. Simmer on low heat for min 2 and remove from heat. It's ready !

Serve with cassava tubers or with manioc stick.



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1 comment

wow! 😍 this is one of my favorite dishes I am delighted that you have included her recipe, it will be very useful to me.

Audrey Djopa

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