amala

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From Yoruba amala

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amala ‎(uncountable)

  1. A thick paste made from yam skin, eaten chiefly in Yoruba cuisine
    • 2002 September 20, Steve Dolinsky, “All Over the Map”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      The amala, or fermented yam, is an acquired taste, arriving in a grayish steamed mound, wrapped in plastic; it's neither sweet nor sour.

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