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Ingredient: powdered limestone


Net weight: 2 oz 


Akanwu (cooking potash) is an alkaline substance that is usually diluted with water, and the water used to quicken the cooking time of ukwa (African breadfruit), beans and other pulses. Akanwu is also used to curdle palm oil for traditional Igbo dishes such as abacha (made from dehydrated shredded cassava), ugba (made from African oil bean seed), and nkwobi (a beloved Nigerian spicy cow foot delicacy).


Cooking Potash/ Kaun/ Akanwu/ Limestone - Finely Ground

  • Due to the perishable nature of our product, we do not accept returns. In the event you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you must contact us within 15 days from receiving your order. We reserve the right to limit refunds and replacements, and we can only offer one replacement per consumer.

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