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How tractor platform will boost farming’

How tractor platform will boost farming’

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An indigenous technology firm, Origin Automotive Works, has unveiled a new tractor hailing application, “Tractor on the Go”, as part of efforts to revolutionise agriculture. The mobile application platform will connect millions of farmers to modern agricultural facilities and equipment, such as tractors, sprayers, planters and harvesters. Origin Group President, Prince Joseph Samuel, said the application will help agents, farmers and operators access equipment that would enable them to perform timely farming operations and achieve economies of scale in food production. “It enables investment in agriculture mechanisation as investors will have real-time information on their equipment productivity. For farmers, it is goodbye to endless wait in searching of tractors,” he said. Pr...
How to make pounded yam without any pounding

How to make pounded yam without any pounding

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Looking for a process that can work around the process of pounding yam? Here's how to make pounded yam without any pounding. Unlike other processes, this process involves using raw yams and a blender. Check out other ways to make pounded yam without a mortar. Cooking time 30 minutes Recipe category Main meal Recipe cuisine Nigerian Cooking method Boiling Recipe Yield 3 or 4 wraps Nutrition High in carbohydrates and calories. Ingredients Half tuber of white yam Water Instructions 1. Peel and cut yams in cubes. Wash properly. 2. Place yams in blender with some water and blend till a smooth puree. 3. Pour the puree into a clean pot and place on medium heat. Keep stirring the mixture with a wooden spatula till it thickens, which is about 5 minutes. This is to avoi...
Peanut burger: Here’s how to make this snack

Peanut burger: Here’s how to make this snack

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Coated peanuts are popularly known in Nigeria as peanut burger. These burger are a great tasty snack. Most people have eaten the tinnier version before, but you can also make yours at home. Ingredients 1 cup roasted peanuts/groundnuts ⅓ cup plain flour (all-purpose flour) ⅓ cup corn flour ⅓ cup rice flour ¼ cup icing sugar ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 egg ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon Vegetable oil (for frying) Preparation 1. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Sift through a sieve. 2. Whisk the egg very well until foamy. 3. Add 1 heaped tablespoon of the mixed dry ingredients to the egg and whisk again till you have a smooth light batter. 4. Put the roasted peanuts/groundnuts in another bowl, scoop a small quantity of the egg batter into the...
How to make pancakes

How to make pancakes

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Ingredients 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 3 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 ¼ cups milk 1 egg 3 tablespoons butter, melted Add All Ingredients To Shopping List Directions Instructions Checklist Step 1 In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, egg and melted butter; mix until smooth. Step 2 Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot. ...