DIY Recipes: How to make Beans stew with fried plantain

This recipe is one of the favourite meals of Ghanaians.

Beans stew with fried plantain

If you are not a fan of beans with gari, then try this beans stew.



Palm oil



Tomato puree


Cooking oil


Salt to taste


Soak the beans for some hours or overnight (to reduce the cooking time from 30 minutes to 15 minutes).

Wash the beans from the previous water and cook until tender.

Add your onions, pepper and tomato puree to the cooked beans and allow it to cook for some time.

Add your fish or protein source. Then add your seasonings and salt.

Fry your red oil with some onion aside and add it to the cooked beans. Then saute and allow it to simmer.

Cut your ripe plantain into slices and marinate them in salt water. Then fry them with cooking oil.

Serve your beans stew with the fried plantain and enjoy.

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