Attieke is a staple all over West Africa including Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Congo. The brand pictured, Nayama is from Ivory Coast. It looks almost identical to regular wheat based couscous and when hydrated grows to a similar size. Attieke is fermented cassava, as such it does have a mildly sour smell which disappears when cooked. It’s a gluten free food and is labeled so.
Attieke is in high demand in African and Caribbean countries such as Nigeria, Cameron, Egypt, Ghana, Senegal, Congo, Kenya, Jamaica, etc. countries.
5 oz Attieke Couscous ~ 150 grams (Roughly half the box)
2 stalks green / spring onions, chopped
½ onion, chopped
1 plum tomato, chopped
1/3 bell pepper, diced
1 small carrot, grated
1.5 cups (12oz) chickpeas, drained
4 cloves garlic, chopped
salt to taste
pepper to taste