Olu Olu Foods

Pounded Yam flour

Our Premium Pounded Yam Flour is a signature blend that contains all-natural yam flour and offers premium quality, authentic flavour and a smooth velvety texture. Pounded Yam is a starchy meal that is often eaten with stews or stew-like dishes like Gravy, Bolognese Sauce, Curry and other sauces.


Energy, 1883 kJ / 450 kcal (22.5% daily intake)
Fat, 3g (4%)
- of which: Saturates, 0.7g (3.5%)
Carbohydrate, 94g (31%)
- of which: Sugars, 1.3g (2.6%)
Fibre, 8.6g (6%)Protein, 7.2g (14.4%)
Salt, 0g (0%)


Dehydrated Yam Flour, Potato Granules, Potato Starch, Rice Flour, Corn Starch.


To create a delicious and highly nutritious meal. Boil 3/4 cup of water or fresh milk in a saucepan. Add 1 tsp of Coconut Oil, 1tsp of Honey and 1/3 cup of Pounded Yam flour; and stir well till a lump free dough is formed. Add another 1/2 cup of water to the dough, reduce the heat and cover. Leave to cook for a further 3-5 minutes. Knead the dough again until smooth and velvety. Serve hot with a stew or accompaniment of your choice. 


  • BAKE: add to your cake or bread mix for added nutrition 
  • STEAM: use to make steamed buns or to prepare dumplings
  • FRY: add to your pancake mix for extra richness and nutrition
  • MASH: use as a mash potato alternative or add to your mash mix


  • ENERGY YIELDING: the high percentage of carbohydrates, makes this flour a good source of energy. 
  • DIETARY FIBER: this flours high dietary fiber aids in digestion and prevents any form of constipation 
  • HIGH IN MINERALS: yam flour provides the body with minerals such as iron, potassium and others. 
  • LOW CHOLESTEROL: contains nutrients that contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels