Baobab Ice (Ice bouyi)
Ditakh is commonly called Detarium Senegalese. It is a leguminous tree in the subfamily Detarioideae. The fruit is round in shape, covered with dried, harden shells. When the shell is removed, the edible fruit is green with a sweet-sour taste. The green fruit, which has been previously peeled, is pounded to obtain the juice. The bigger parts of the seeds are taken out before adding the water and sieving the fluid with a sieve. After this, the liquid is mixed with sugar and vanilla essence.
Ice Kaba is made from kaba fruit. The seeds of kaba are pounded in a mortar in order to extract the juice. Water, sugar, essence and pounded kaba are mixed in a pan. Seeds are not removed from this juice. Ice Kaba is found only in the kaba season. Read more about kaba HERE.
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