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banku and okro stew

How to prepare the Okro stew.

Banku is mostly served with okro stew, groundnut soup, pepper sauce and tilapia, etc.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 4
Calories 402 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup fermented corn (without cassava dough)
  • salt
  • cassava grated tuber with cassava dough
  • 1 cup fermented corn dough

Instructions
 

Step to cook banku without cassava dough

  • In a large saucepan, mix fermented corn dough with at least 2 cups of water. Add salt( Make sure it has a thicker consistency).
  • Put the mixture on fire and stir with wooden label continuously to avoid it forming lumps
  • When the mixture hardens, add a little 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

Step to cook banku with cassava dough

  • 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.

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    Nutrition

    Calories: 402kcal
    Keyword banku, okro soup, okro stew
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