Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 cup cornmeal
1/2 tsp cayenne (or more to taste)
1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup of water
oil for cooking (either vegetable oil or palm oil)
4 medium tomatoes
1 medium sized salmon
1 clove of garlic
500g red beans
Start by mashing plantain with potato masher
Add onion, cornmeal, ginger, cayene, salt and mix thoroughly.
Add water and stir. Cover it for 20-30 minutes.
Heat a pan with enough oil until very hot.
Scoop a one ladle of plantain mixture into the oil and spread to form your desired shape.
Wash all vegetables.
Soak beans in water for one hour. Then boil for one and half hour using 2 litres of water until the beans are soft. Add more water when necessary until the beans are cooked and drain them in colander.
In another saucepan,heat the oil and add the onions, garlic, ginger and pepper until all the liquid evaporates.
Add the blended tomatoes. Remove all the bones from the salmon and add while stirring intermittently for 15 minutes.
Add salt and the cooked beans to the stew and stir. Lower the heat and cover saucepan.
Serve pancake and beans stew