Ghanaian snack How to prepare 'Krakro'

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3 Fingers over ripped plantain
1 1/2 Table spoon self raising flour
A slice of onion
A pinch of salt
Half chilly pepper
A couple of cloves
Vegetable oil for deep frying.

Put the spices(onion, pepper,cloves) in the grinding pot .
Grind them into a paste.
Add salt to taste
Wash and peel the plantains
put them in the grinding pot (earthen ware).
Mash them into a smooth paste.
Add the self raising flour to the plantain mixture and mix together
Heat the oil till hot and ready.
Use the table spoon or hand to scoop some of the mixture into the oil.
Continue till pan is adequately filled up,
keep turning the krakro till ready.
Should be ready with 3 to five minutes.
Take them out onto a kitchen towel / seave and drain of any excess oil.
Allow to cool.
Serve with roasted peanuts.


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