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How to prepare Kakro/Kaklo. Easy Recipe

Deep Fried Plantain Ball (Kaaklo) Recipe

Kakro also known as kaaklo or kaklo is a Ghanaian traditional meal which can be served with beans stew. It is rich in vitamin and minerals and popular sold along the streets of Ghana.

Kakro is often added to several main dishes such as Red Red (cooked beans) or Aboboi (boiled Bambara beans ) or most time sold with peanuts.

In this recipe, I am going to show you:

  • How to fry Kakro the best way.
  • Ingredients to prepare Kakro in Ghana.

Just give me 10 minutes of your times and let’s get started. Kindly leave a comment below.

Ingredients to prepare kakro.

  • 5 Ripe Plantains
  • Oil (For deep fry)
  • 1/2 Cup Corn Flour
  • 3-4 bonnet Pepper( quantity of choice)
  • 1 Clove of garlic(optional)
  • 2 Bulb Onion
  • Ginger Root(quantity of choice)
  • Salt to taste

kakro ingredients

Steps for frying kakro.

  1. Peel ripe plantains. Cut in pieces into a blender or mortar. kakro recipe instructions
  2. Grind or blend until its a smooth puree. Pour in a bowl and set aside
  3. Chop onion, garlic, pepper and ginger in pieces. Blend them with little water to have a thick consistency.
  4. Add it to the grounded plantains. Add flour and mix together( Make sure the flour holds the ingredients together before frying).
  5. You can use your palm to make the balls or spoon to scoop.
  6. Deep fry them for about 10 minutes or until it turns golden brown. Remove and drain it


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How to prepare Shito

How to prepare Brukina

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Agatha Nyame
Agatha Nyame is a food lover, a musician and a nurse. She is the Chief Content Editor of My Recipe Joint. She spends most of her time recording music and sharing recipes to the everyday Ghanaian. Agatha is currently a practicing Nurse in Ghana. Get in touch via Telephone: +233 (0) 542 336 819


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