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etor recipe


Etor is one popular local food usually prepared from boiled plantain,yam or cocoyam which is mashed and mixed with palm oil. It is a dish that hasexisted for a really long time and is still prepared today.
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Prep Time 13 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 2
Calories 105 kcal


  • Earthenware bowl and wooden masher


  • 5 ripe plantains
  • onion
  • 1 red scotch bonnet (red pepper)
  • ¼ cup roasted peanuts
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 5 tbsp palm oil
  • Pear (optional)


  • Put a sauce pan with water on fire, peel yourplantains (some ripe and some partially ripe) and boil for about 15 minutes.
  • When it’s ready, drain water from it and set aside.
  • Grind your scotch bonnet pepper, some roastedgroundnuts, onions and a pinch of salt in the earthenware bowl.
  • Add in the plantain and mash together.
  • Use a spoon to mix everything well and mash again in the earthenwarebowl till it’s well mixed.
  • Add your palm oil and mix it with the etor mixture.
  • Serve with roasted groundnuts and pear.


So there you have it! Your simple and delicious local meal in minutes. Try it one day and I’m sure you will love it.


Calories: 105kcal
Keyword etor, gari foto
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