How to prepare banku and okro stew.
Banku: 35 min
Okro stew: 40 min
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When corn is cooked, it releases an antioxidant which protects the body from cancer and heart diseases. Okro has been said to help manage blood sugar diseases in cases of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
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Note: you can test if your banku is ready by putting a little water in the palm of your hand. Drop a little of the cooked dough and mash it inside the water. If it easily dissolves and the water turns milky, then your banku is still not ready.When your banku is ready you can either dish into your bowl or roll into balls and wrap with rubber. Keep them in an air tight container to keep them warm and fresh for at least 2 days with reheating.
Your okro stew is ready. Your can enjoy it with rice or kenkey. But best served with banku.
This favorite local dish breaks all ethical boundaries as it is enjoyed by people from all over Ghana. Even though banku and okro stew make such a powerful couple, given different paths they match up quite nicely with other dishes.
And for the freaky eaters you may have it with a fresh slice of bread. Wet your appetite enough? Thinking of having some today? Follow these easy steps to bring you the the delicious land of ‘banku and okro stew.