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Watch: Anthony Joshua Makes Eba To Celebrate Nigeria’s 60th Anniversary [Video]

Anthony Joshua has shown his love for Nigerian food by making a popular Nigerian meal.

The British-Nigerian professional boxer and current IBF heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has shown his Nigerian training by making Eba.

Watch: Anthony Joshua Makes Eba To Celebrate Nigeria's 60th Anniversary [Video] 1

Joshua, whose parents are from Sagamu in Ogun State has never shield away from displaying his heritage on social media.

The 30-year-old boxer once said that his favourite Nigerian food is Eba and Egusi and he has also shown his Nigerian training by making the local staple on camera.

Eba is a Nigerian staple food eaten all over the country and beyond. It is made from fried grated cassava (manioc) flour, commonly called as garri.

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To make ẹ̀bà, garri flour (which should be further pounded or ground if not already ‘fine’) is mixed into hot water and stirred well with a wooden spatula until it becomes like a firm dough, firmer than, say, mashed potatoes, so it can be rolled into a ball and can keep its shape. When you put hot water in the bowl of garri to make ẹbà, you leave it for a few seconds or minutes; then you stir it until i becomes a firm dough; then you can call it ẹ̀bà.

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He was filmed in a video, widely shared on twitter, making the popular Cassava flour meal known as Eba with evergreen music from the legendary King Sunny Ade playing at the background.

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Joshua was captured preparing the food in celebration of the country’s 60th anniversary on Thursday, October 1.

Watch the video below;

The heavyweight champion is preparing for his mandatory fight against Kubrat Pulev before considering to face off with Tyson Fury for the unification bout.

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