Egg Plant Swallow ( Keto Substitute For Amala)
Egg Plant Swallow Recipe
Today’s recipe, the Egg Plant Swallow, is an answer to the cry of our sisters from the western part of Nigeria living the Keto lifestyle.
Amala is the swallow that goes very well with the ewedu soup. But, amala being made from yam and plantain flour is high in carbs and is sure to take you out of ketosis.
This Egg Plant swallow is the Keto Substitute for amala in every sense of the word substitute. Right from the color to the consistency and even the way it feels on the fingers not to mention the smoothness down the throat with the “draw”soup.
I’m already salivating!
Let’s get to it.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Egg plant or aubergine 1kg.
- CMC (carboxy methyl cellulose) powder.
You will also need:
- Chopping board
- Wooden spatula
Each portion contains 3g of carbs which is perfect for a Keto meal.
- Wash the Egg Plant very well.
- Dice it up.
- Put in a colander.
- Place the pot on fire, add about 3 cups of water and place the colander in the pot to use as a steamer. If you have a steamer please use that.
- Allow the egg plant to get soft.
- Empty into a blender, then blend without adding water into a smooth consistency.
- It is now time to make the Amala. Pour the blended egg plant into a pan and add 4 Tbsp of CMC powder.
- Stir and turn until it comes together smoothly. The same consistency as amala.
- Wrap up your swallow.
- Serve with a Keto compliant soup.
Egg plant swallow(Keto substitute for Amala) is one of the many Keto recipes we have.
Check out the Cabbage swallow (Keto substitute for Eba), and the pumpkin porridge (Keto substitute for yam porridge).
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