How to Prepare corn flour swallow (Tuwo)

Corn flour swallow is one of the best swallows With a lots of benefits and it’s very good for your health, most people in Africa eat corn flour swallow, like in Nigeria, in the Republic of Benin, and also in Togo, and Ghana. Just like I said earlier, most people in Africa eat corn flour swallow. I will be teaching you how to Prepare this wonderful meal for your family to eat it and stay healthy. If you like semo, then definitely you will love corn flour swallow (Tuwo). In the Republic of Benin, there main swallow is corn flour swallow tuwo, intact they will eat it in the morning, in the afternoon, and also in the night. They don’t get tired of it. And they don’t get fat anyhow. The hausa’s in Nigeria also enjoys eating tuwo most of them don’t get fat also. Please seat down and enjoy how to Prepare this delicious meal. It’s very easy to prepare.

Corn flour swallow (Tuwo) recipe

below are the ingredients you will be needing

  1. Corn
  2. vegetable oil
  3. water


  1. Get your corn, corn has Different types of colors there’s white, there’s yellow, there’s red,there’s black, so get the one you like and clean it very well, remove all the dirt from it
  2. Grind it, Allow it to be very smooth and set aside.
  3. Take the quantity of the flour you want to use and divide into 2 parts and set aside.

Method on How to Prepare corn flour swallow tuwo

  • Get a clean pot on fire
  • Add some clean water depending on the quantity you want that’s the water you will put
  • once the water is a bit warm, then add a bit of vegetable oil, and add one part of the corn flour and mix it very well Don’t allow it to have lumps, and If the water is too hot please don’t add the dry corn flour, you will have to add cold water to the corn flour before pouring into the hot water and turn it very well. You have to keep on turning until it starts to boil, Allow it to boil For a while then get clean bowl and pour part of it into the bowl and set aside
  • Add the remaining corn flour into the boiling one on the fire Add start turning it very well, you have to turn it fast so to avoid lumps, you have to be careful so that it will not spill on you, for it not to spill on you, you will reduce the fire once it’s well mixed you can ingress the fire again for it to get done
  • Cook it for 5 minutes
  • Add the mixture you have set aside before
  • Turn very well
  • Let it cook for 5 minutes
  • turn off the fire
  • And serve your swallow with any choice of soup. And you are good to go