Eto (local dish)

It is a lovely yummy quick meal of mashed plantain, served with boiled eggs and peanuts.

Plantain is one of the staple foods in Ghana..



  • 4 fingers slightly riped plantain
  • 1 large onion (blended)
  • half cup blended pepper
  • 100 ml palm oil
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of ginger and garlic paste
  • 2 boiled egg
  • a handful of roasted peanut


1 Wash and peel the plantains

2 Cut them into pieces and boil in salted water till soft to the middle.

3 place your ginger, garlic and ½ of the onion paste in a mixing bowl.

4 mash the plantain in another bowl or use a food processer.

5 Add the mashed plantain to the ginger, garlic and onion paste. Stir it well.

6 Pour the palm oil into a frying pan and put on medium heat.

7 Add the rest of the onion paste and stir for 10 minutes.

8 Pour the oil onto the mashed plantain and mix well

9 Serve in a plate and garnish with roasted peanuts and boiled egg.

Enjoy cooking …

*******LADY ELOLO************


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