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Save money on buying expensive drinks for funerals. Try this local beer (pito) - Check recipe

Pito is a form of beer made in northern Ghana, parts of Nigeria, and other parts of West Africa from fermented millet or sorghum. Small producers make it, and it's usually served in a calabash outside the producer's house, where benches are sometimes given.


Pito is a traditional Ghanaian drink served at funerals and other social gatherings. It's mostly made of fermented guinea corn. It contains important minerals like Zinc, Magnesium, Calcium, and Iron, which are essential for body and tissue regulation as well as bone growth.


.My mother was able to use the money from this drink to pay for our education. This drink is enjoyed by both men and women. Due to high demand, we sometimes run out of stock.


It's mostly made of fermented guinea corn. It contains important minerals like Zinc, Magnesium, Calcium, and Iron, which are essential for body and tissue regulation as well as bone growth.


Ingredients

1. Guinea corn

2. Water

3. Few ice cubes


Instructions

1. Take the guinea corn to the mill to be powdered.

2. Soak the powdered guinea corn in water and stir thoroughly in a large pan.

3. Remove the water on top of the mash once it has settled.

4. Boil the rest of the mash.

5. Once the mixture has reached a boil, pour it into a container and leave it to ferment for 24 hours.

6. Bring the mixture back to a boil once the fermentation is finished.

7. Separate the liquid from the mash by straining the mixture.

8. Dry the initial pito batch after removing the sediment.

9. Pour pito into a calabash or a glass over ice cubes and serve.



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