This is an Americanized version of fufu.To give your fufu a more authentic flavor, try leaving out the margarine and the salt.
4 c. water
1 1/4 c. Cream of Wheat®
1 c. dried mashed potato flakes
1 tbsp. margarine (optional)
1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
1.In a small saucepan, bring 2 c. water to a boil over medium heat. Reduce to low.
2.In a large saucepan, bring 2 c. water to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and add Cream of Wheat® (ø c. at a time, stirring constantly). Add tablespoons of hot water from the other pan when mixture gets too thick to stir.
3.Add potato flakes ø c. at a time, stirring constantly. When necessary, add hot water.
4.Add margarine and salt and stir until margarine is melted. Continue to cook, stirring vigorously, until fufu pulls away from the sides of the pan and forms a ball.
5.Form fufu into cup-sized balls and place on plates or in bowls.
Preparation time: 30 minutes Makes about 3 c. fufu