Spiced Fried Plantain (Kelewele)

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Hello sweet team, welcome back

This spiced plantain recipe is one Ghana’s most famous street food and you do not even need to see it to want it.

The aroma can get you from a mile away and you just start following it like a zombie. This is what i call, “follow the smell!”

Let’s get started.


  • Starchy fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Dry Spices

Step by step method

  • Set Up

    These are all that will be needed.

  • Step 1

    To begin, grid all the dry spices together (i.e. calabash nutmegs, whole black pepper, whole cloves and crushed chili pepper) and set it aside

  • Step 2

    Slice up the ginger, put it in an earthen pot and set it aside

  • Step 3

    Slice up onion and set it aside as well

  • Step 4

    Now that everything is ready, add the grinned spices to the ginger in the earthen pot. Now go ahead and grind them together.

Sweet Adjeley

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