A PORTION OF PLANTAIN POTTAGE

Do you know?

Plantain contains fibre which is important because it promotes bowel regularity, softens your stool and increases its overall size and weight.

Plantains contain a good amount of your daily recommended amount of vitamin C which acts as an antioxidant which helps boost immune system.

The high amount of potassium found in plantains is essential for maintaining the cell and body fluids that control heart rate and blood pressure.

 

Ingredients

Green unripe plantains

1 red onion

Chilli pepper or fresh scotch bonnet (ata rodo)

Dried or smoked fish

1 cooking spoon palm oil

Crayfish

Seasoning cubes and spices

Salt to taste

Water

A handful pumpkin or scent leaves (ugu or efirin leaves)

 

Ingredients’ note

-Make sure you slightly grind or blend your crayfish and pepper before cooking

-Cut your vegetables and rinse thoroughly

-If you will use the fish, make sure to also remove the dirt and set aside

-Chop your onion into cubes

-Cook your fresh fish and make sure to keep the stock

 

Preparation

Peel your plantains and cut into moderate cubes then rinse it thoroughly

In a clean pot, pour the fish stock and add the plantain. Then add just enough water to slightly cover the plantain

The, add the grounded pepper, crayfish, shredded dried fish, about 2 seasoning cubes (the more the plantain, the more the seasoning), spices and palm oil

Leave to cook for about 30 minutes or until soft

You can taste the food to determine the measure of salt to add

Then, add the onions and cover again for about five minutes

Reduce your burner to medium heat and mash the plantain with a turning stick (make sure there is still water in the pot while doing this)

Afterwards, sprinkle the vegetables on the porridge and allow simmering for another five minutes

Turn with a spoon and turn off the heat.

Enjoy with any drink of your choice.

 

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