How to make the best Ghanaian Pito.

Pito is a traditional Ghanaian drink served at funerals and other social functions.

This recipe includes critical minerals like zinc, magnesium, calcium, and iron, which are important for body and tissue control as well as bone building.


Guinea corn



Take the guinea corn to the mill and grind it into a powder.

Soak the powdered guinea corn in water and stir thoroughly in a big pan.The water on top of the mash is removed once it has settled.

The rest of the mash is cooked.

After boiling, strain the mixture into a jar and leave to ferment for 24 hours.

Boil the mixture once more after the fermentation is finished.

Separate the liquid from the mash by straining the mixture.

Remove the sediment from the first batch of pito and dry it.

Pito can be served in a calabash or in a glass over ice.

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