Explore the delights of Ghanaian cuisine, as we included a number of recipes for you to try.

Soups are the primary component in Ghanaian cuisine and are eaten with Fufu (either pounded Plaintain and cassava or yam), Kokonte (cassava meal cooked into a paste).
Banku (fermented corn dough), boiled Yam, rice, bread, Plantain, or Cassava. 
The most common soups are light soup, Palmnut soup, and groundnut (Peanut) soup...

In general, soups and sauces are prepared with either fish, goat, mutton or chicken.
The Ghanaian version of 'fast food' can be found at the 'chop bars'.
Other Ghanaian favorites include Gari Foto (eggs, onions, dried shrimp, tomatoes and gari), Agushie (squash seed sauce, tomatoes and onions), omo tuo (mashed rice balls with groundnut soup).
Top staple foods are also Jollof rice, Red-Red (fried plantain and bean "sauce"), Kenkey (boiled, fermented corn dough) and fish, Kelewele (deep fried and heavily spiced plantain) and Shito (hot pepper sauce). 
In general, soups and sauces are prepared with either fish, goat, mutton or chicken.
The Ghanaian version of 'fast food' can be found at the 'chop bars'.

Food and Drink of Ghana (recipes incl. pictures)

 


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