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Beans Stew & Fried Plantain (Red Red)

Ghanaian beans stew normally called red-red is a traditionally dish served with fried plantains. The dish derived it name from the color imparted to it  by the red palm oil and red pepper.


Ingredient                                   Quantity
Black Eye Beans                            200 Grams
Homefoods Palm Oil                       125 Grams
Onion Puree                                   30 Grams
Kpakposhito Puree                           20 Grams
Homefoods All Purpose Seasoning      10 Grams
Salt                                                 1 Gram

Optional :
Fresh Tomato Puree                        70 Grams

Ripe Plantain                                1000 Grams
Homefoods All Purpose Seasoning        5 Grams
Homefoods Palm Oil                        125 Grams
Optional :
Homefoods Vegetable Oil               125 Grams

Method of Preparation:
1. Soak Beans for some hours or overnight (in order to reduce cooking time from 30 minutes to 15 minutes)
2. Add enough water to cover the Beans in a Saucepan and cook until tender.
3. Add Onions, Kpakposhito, Homefoods Palm Oil in to the cooked Beans.
4. Add Homefoods All Purpose Seasonings and simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Beans Stew (Red Red ) is ready.
6. Cut ripe Plantain into slices and marinate with Homefoods All Purpose Seasoning.
7. Fry with Homefoods Palm Oil / Homefoods Vegetable Oil.
8. Serve fried Plantains with Beans Stew (Red Red).