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How to prepare Banku and Okro Stew in Ghana.

Banku is a favourite dish enjoyed by the Fantes, Gas, and Ewes in Ghana. Banku is mostly served with okro stew, groundnut soup, pepper sauce and tilapia, etc.

In this guide I am going to show you:

  • step by step guide on how to prepare banku
  • ingredients needed to cook banku
  • and other tips.

Follow the simple steps to get yours ready.

There are actually several methods you can use to cook banku in Ghana.

  1. Using fermented corn only
  2. fermented corn with cassava though
  3. using the banku mix.

Ingredients to prepare banku (without cassava dough)

banku ingredients

Step to cook banku

  1. In a large saucepan, mix fermented corn dough with at least 2 cups of water. Add salt( Make sure it has a thicker consistency).

  1. Put the mixture on fire and stir with wooden label continuously to avoid it forming lumps
  2. When the mixture hardens, add a little amount of water and stir until its soft.

  1. Cover banku for 10 mins and stir again.
  2. Roll it into orange-sized balls and use rubber to wrap it tightly

Ingredients for banku (with cassava dough)

  • 1/2 cassava grated tuber
  • 1 cups of fermented corn dough
  • Salt

 

Steps to cook banku.

  • Add water in a mixture of fermented corn and grated cassava in a large pot until it thickens.
  • Under medium heat, put pot on the fire and stir the mixture continuously to avoid it forming lumps
  •   When the mixture hardens, add a small amount of water and stir until its soft
  • Cover banku for 10 mins and stir again.
  • Roll it into orange-sized balls and use rubber to wrap it tightly

How to prepare the Okro stew.

We are done with the banku recipe. Now let’s see how to prepare Okro stew with stew. Follow the link below.

How to prepare okro stew.


Other recipes to try.

How to prepare waakye in Ghana.

How to prepare fufu and light soup in Ghana.

Agatha Nyamehttps://myrecipejoint@gmail.com
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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