tom brown

Why tom brown? It is a popular porridge mostly prepared in Ghana. Most of the Tom Brown porridge ingredients are common agricultural products that are rampant in Ghana due to the favorable climatic conditions. Which Sika foods is one of the best and fastest-selling product on the market when it comes to tom brown. Sika Foods has Sika Tom Brown and Sika Wheat powder.

Tom Brown had never been easier to prepare and tasted so much better until my first-hand experience with Sika’s Special Tom Brown from Sika foods. With salt already added in its processing stage to taste, smooth texture, nutrients, and vitamins packed in a single meal, it is simply delicious. One of its kind and really special indeed.

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Sika Foods – Ghana’s Special Tom Brown porridge ingredients

This is not a hype session on Tom Brown porridge ingredients but a focus on an Emerging Business, a real entrepreneurial budding success story you need to read about and patronize. XORLALI takes you close to the person and the process involved in the making of the product Sika’s Special Tom Brown porridge.

Welcome to the Sika Foods Ghana run by Miss Sedem Sika; an entrepreneur and a personality much enthusiastic about healthy foods for healthy living.

Her strong personality is the passion behind the formulation of Ghana’s Special  Tom Brown. Though is it a common food that is sold in every market and shops, Sika’s Ghana Special assures of the right ingredients, minerals, and vitamins for the body’s daily health and growth needs.

Processing and Packaging

Sika’s foods is made from a carefully selected assortment of whole-grain wheat, high-grade soybeans, and quality rice sourced directly from the local farms.

Roasted to preserve a greater portion of the natural nutrients and vitamins, then milled under clean and hygienic conditions you are assured of the best quality. Essential vitamins are added for fortification. Sika foods is neatly stored and sealed in containers and packaged for delivery.

How to prepare Tom Brown porridge

The recipe for making  Tom Brown porridge is quite simple. The hard part is accessing the cornflour. Ghana’s Tom Brown porridge is highly popular due to its distinctive brown colour. The process of obtaining the cornflour involves lightly toasting the corn and later grinding it. Tom Brown porridge recipe Here are the Tom Brown porridge ingredients and steps to follow:

  • 2 cups of roasted corn flour (Tom Brown)
  • A glass of milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • A pinch of ginger powder Golden honey or 2 tablespoons of sugar



  • Add the cornflour to milk and some cold water to form a smooth mixture.
  • Stir well until a thick paste is formed.
  • After confirming the mixture has no lumps, it is ready to cook.
  • Boil water in a pot.
  • Add the paste slowly when it starts simmering while stirring evenly till it thickens up.
  • For a spicy taste, add some cayenne and cinnamon to the paste.
  • Add some sugar or honey and stir consistently.
  • Taste and mix in.
  • When the mixture begins to boil, reduce the heat to low and continue stirring.
  • Give it at least 10 minutes to cook.
  • Serve while still hot.

Key points to keep in mind You can add water if you would like your Tom Brown porridge to be thinner. Likewise, add some cornflour if you like your Tom Brown porridge thicker. It is best to stir the mixture continuously to prevent any formation of lumps.


Most asked questions about Ghana Tom Brown porridge:

Is it good to eat porridge every day?

The intake of this type of porridge daily stabilizes blood sugar levels. This reduces attacks against the body enhancing your system at the end of the day.

Is Tom Brown porridge healthy?

It has been confirmed that the Ghana Tom Brown porridge is healthy and recommended to all including the young and the old. If possible, it is best to ensure you eat some porridge a few times a week. The Ghana Tom Brown porridge is not only pocket-friendly but also nutritious and delicious for everyone. Try the recipe and give your taste buds a treat.

How and Where Can I Get Sika foods?

Sika foods are fast gaining listing across the country and can also be bought on request through sika foods’ Facebook Page or with a Direct Call or WhatsApp Text to Sedem.

Grab yourself one container of this goodness and health and be kind to spread the word. Also, tell us about your experience in the comments below.


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