Ghanaian ETO I Mashed Plantains By Nanaaba’s Kitchen

Ghanaian ETO I Mashed Plantains By Nanaaba's Kitchen

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Ghanaian ETO I Mashed Plantains By Nanaaba's Kitchen
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins

‘Eto’ is a popular Ghanaian dish in southern Ghana made from either boiled yam, plantain or cocoyam mashed and mixed with palm oil. Groundnuts, eggs and avocado pear is use to garnish it. Etor is prepared with slightly ripped plantain and unripe plantain because it makes the dish sweet, ripe plantain is naturally sweet, but you can also prepare it with only plantain.

The traditional Ghana dish otor is from the Akan and Ga regions. It is a simple concoction made of mashed yams or plantains, which is compulsorily served along with hard-boiled eggs. Cooked yam or plantain is mashed in traditional earthenware called asanka or ayewa.

 4 perfectly ripened plantains
 ½ red onion
 2 small red Serrano chili (may substitute with habanero/scotch bonnets/ Petrie bells/jalepeno)
 ¼ cup roasted peanut butter
 1 tsp dawadawa
 Salt to season
 4 tbsp palm oil
 1 Scallions chopped for garnish

Ingredients

 4 perfectly ripened plantains
 ½ red onion
 2 small red Serrano chili (may substitute with habanero/scotch bonnets/ Petrie bells/jalepeno)
 ¼ cup roasted peanut butter
 1 tsp dawadawa
 Salt to season
 4 tbsp palm oil
 1 Scallions chopped for garnish

Directions

Ghanaian ETO I Mashed Plantains By Nanaaba’s Kitchen

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