Dry chilli garlic Mogo – crispy cassava chips cooked in a chilli, garlic and ginger paste and coated in red chilli and tandoori powders. Squeezing wedges of lime over the Mogo helps create an irresistible combination of tang and spice in your mouth! Serve with chutneys or eat just as it is.

Yields4 Servings
Total Time45 mins

 1 kg Cassava/Mogo
 oil to fry
 3 tbsp oil for spices
 1 tsp cumin seeds
 5 green chillies
 1 bulb garlic
 1 thumb ginger
 1 tsp chilli powder
 1 tsp tandoori powder
 ½ tsp black pepper
 salt to taste
 1 lime, juiced

1

Cook the Mogo in a pressure cooker for 7 whistles and set aside to cool.

2

Drain the water out and remove the fibres of Mogo. Cut the Mogo to a desired size and then fry until golden brown and set aside.

3

Make a chilli, garlic and ginger paste by combining these ingredients together.

4

Heat oil in large wok and add cumin seeds. Once they sizzle, add the chilli, garlic and ginger paste and cook until the garlic starts browning.

5

Add Mogo to this mixture and stir together with the paste. Then add spices and seasoning and mix well together until Mogo is coated.

6

Pour over the lime juice and mix together. Serve with extra lime wedges and enjoy.

Ingredients

 1 kg Cassava/Mogo
 oil to fry
 3 tbsp oil for spices
 1 tsp cumin seeds
 5 green chillies
 1 bulb garlic
 1 thumb ginger
 1 tsp chilli powder
 1 tsp tandoori powder
 ½ tsp black pepper
 salt to taste
 1 lime, juiced

Directions

1

Cook the Mogo in a pressure cooker for 7 whistles and set aside to cool.

2

Drain the water out and remove the fibres of Mogo. Cut the Mogo to a desired size and then fry until golden brown and set aside.

3

Make a chilli, garlic and ginger paste by combining these ingredients together.

4

Heat oil in large wok and add cumin seeds. Once they sizzle, add the chilli, garlic and ginger paste and cook until the garlic starts browning.

5

Add Mogo to this mixture and stir together with the paste. Then add spices and seasoning and mix well together until Mogo is coated.

6

Pour over the lime juice and mix together. Serve with extra lime wedges and enjoy.

Dry Chilli Garlic Mogo
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