"Gari is a kind of fast food in Nigeria". Cassava provides a staple food in West Africa - and has many advantages for small farmers. The root contains only starch and has to be processed laboriously. The word Garri originates from the Igbo language in Nigeria. It is used to describe any powdery material, especially foodstuff, such as flour grains, e.g., Garin Dawa, Garin masara, and Garin sukkhari, and particularly fried tapioca.
Rice flour is a form of flour made from finely milled rice. It is distinct from rice starch, which is usually produced by steeping rice in lye. Rice flour is a common substitute for wheat flour.
Semolina is the coarse, purified wheat middlings of durum wheat mainly used in making upma, pasta, and couscous. The word semolina can also refer to sweet dessert made from semolina and milk. The term semolina is also used to designate coarse middlings from other varieties of wheat, and from other grains, such as rice and maize.