Nigerian Recipe

How to Make Kwadon Gari

Kwadon Gari

Kwadon Gari is a delicacy usually consumed by the poor and average. Notwithstanding, some of the rich eat it too. It is made using granulated cassava or cassava granules. It tastes wonderful when well made.

It is also called Kwadon Garin Rogo or Kwadon Garin Kwaki. This article seeks to teach you how to make Kwadon Gari in 8 simple steps.

Let’s get started!

How to Make Kwadon Gari


A small bowl


2 cups of garri
Vegetable oil
Lettuce or cucumber
Kuli Kuli powder (garin Kuli)
A pinch of salt

Procedure on How to Make Kwadon Gari

STEP 1: Pour the garri into a small bowl and add water.

STEP 2: Use a spoon and turn it thoroughly until the unwanted particles in the garri float on the water.

STEP 3: Carefully pour the top water away to avoid pouring away the main garri.

STEP 4: Cover the bowl and leave it for 10–15 minutes to soak and become very soft. Don’t let it stay longer than necessary otherwise, it is going to be too soft or watery, depending on the type of gari.

STEP 5: Using a knife, slice the onions, tomato, lettuce, or cucumber and set aside.

STEP 6: After the garri is well soaked, pour the kuli kuli powder (garin kuli). Add maggi and a pinch of salt.

STEP 7: Turn the mixture in the bowl thoroughly until well combined.

STEP 8: Your Kwadon Gari is ready!

How to Serve Kwadon Gari

It is served with sliced lettuce or cucumber, as well as sliced onions and tomato, on a plate.

Enjoy it with a chilled drink or beverage of your choice.

Occasions to Serve Kwadon Gari Best

This cuisine can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. However, it is mostly taken for lunch.

How to Store Kwadon Gari

This delicacy is not storable. It is consumed immediately after it is prepared.

Health Benefits of Kwadon Gari

Kwadon Garin Kwaki helps in smoothing and brightening one’s complexion, hydrates the skin, and also removes scars and spots in the body.

Kwadon Garin Rogo is a good source of vitamins and minerals, proteins, and weight loss, among others, because of the Groundnut Cake (Kuli Kuli) in it.


If you follow the steps above carefully, you should have a perfectly made Kwadon Gari. Note that you shouldn’t use cucumber and lettuce together. Use only one.

You could also check how to make Kwadon Kabeji and Kwadon Rama.

You’re always welcome to Northpad Nigeria for more local delicacies.

Suwaiba Dalhatu

Suwaiba Dalhatu is an enthusiastic writer. She grew up in Zaria. A specialist on recipes - local recipes to be precise. Cooking is like a profession to her. She loves to read and write in her leisure time, and also loves to make new friends.

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