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DIY Recipe How to prepare 'Nkran Dokono' (Ga Kenkey)

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.

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Ga Kenkey


  • Corn dough

  • Corn husks or dried plantain leaves

  • Salt to taste

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Ga Kenkey, fried fish, shrimps, hot pepper and shito play

Ga Kenkey, fried fish, shrimps, hot pepper and shito



  • Mix half of the corn dough with water

  • Boil corn dough until half way cooked.

  • Spread the dough a big clean saucepan and add the remaining raw corn dough using a wooden ladle.

  • Mix thoroughly and mould into desirable pieces.

  • Wrap the dough with the corn husks.

  • Place some corn husks at a bottom of a big saucepan and arrange the wrapped dough nicely.

  • Add enough water, cover and boil.

  • Serve kenkey with hot pepper, stew or soup.

  • Note: Dried plantain leaves are used in wrapping Fante Kenkey.

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