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pawpaw stew

Delicious Pawpaw Stew

Did you know that pawpaw fruit can be used in preparing delicious stew? Learn and cook it yourself
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course stew
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 3
Calories 120 kcal


  • 1 medium-sized unriped Pawpaw
  • Smoked Fish or Cooked Meat
  • Can Tomato
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Ginger (quantity of choice)
  • Hot pepper
  • Cooking oil ( any of preference)
  • Seasoning powder/cubes
  • Salt
  • Shrimp powder (if preferred)
  • Curry powder (if preferred)


  • Wash, peel pawpaw and cut it into pieces (remove seeds)Pour inside a saucepan, add water and boil for 15-20mins until soft
  • Blend it and set aside
  • Wash and cut onion, garlic, ginger and pepper in pieces. Blend them
  • Heat oil and pour blended onion,garlic, ginger and pepper.
  • Allow it to cook until it thickens
  • Add can tomato and cook for 2-5mins then add fresh tomatoes.
  • Add smoked fish or cooked meat.
  • Add seasoning cube/powder or shrimp powder(if preferred) and curry powder.
  • Allow it to simmer for 5-10mins
  • Add your blended pawpaw and salt to taste.
  • Let it cook for 10mins(until you see oil on top of stew)
  • Serve Pawpaw stew with Rice or Yam. Enjoy!!!



Pawpaw stew goes with ampesis, rice and banku


Calories: 120kcal
Keyword pawpaw recipes, pawpaw stew
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