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Plantain Recipes

Plantain is like the bigger cousin of banana, it can be cooked in any form. Show me an African person that doesn’t like sweet fried plantain? I am yet to come across one. Here you will find baked or roasted plantain recipe. This is popularly called boli in Nigeria. Green plantain recipes are used to make plantain fufu and unripe plantain porridge and not forgetting all-time favourite plantain snack called plantain chips. Which of these plantain recipes would you be making first?

Nigerian unripe plantain porridge recipe
Plantain Recipes

Unripe Plantain Porridge


Unripe plantain porridge is a delicious one-pot plantain recipe, very easy to make and super tasty. A great alternative to Asaro (yam porridge) Alright, honestly this is the best and the easiest unripe plantain porridge you would ever make. It’s sooo good and you can make it under half an […]

plantain salad recipe
Plantain Recipes, Salad Recipes

Plantain salad and Spicy Avocado Dressing


A lovely reader of mine left a comment on one of my posts sometime ago and she mentioned she’s vegan. I was really amazed and happy that the blog is for everyone and some of the recipes are easily adaptable to any dietary need. I made some plantain salad (bole salad) with spicy avocado dressing after I purchased “lean in Nigeria” ebook from

Breakfast Recipes, Plantain Recipes

Plantain Moi Moi


Are you still letting the bin enjoy the goodness of your over ripe plantain? Well, I have got good news for you. As long as your plantain is not rotten, you can make yourself this lovely plantain pudding also known as epiti or ukpo ogede.  If you love eating moi moi (moin moin) then this is another lovely recipe for you to try out in your kitchen. 

nigerian plantain chips
Plantain Recipes

Homemade Plantain Chips and Salsa


Weekends, well if you are not at work means relaxation and fun. It is the time for parties, running errands you couldn’t get to do during the week and most importantly, spending quality time with the family. Plantain chips also known as ipekere is one tasty snack to help relax on a hot/cold afternoon with some chilled drinks.

Plantain Recipes

Plantain Fufu


Plantain is one of the good carbs you can eat and get away with. Not only is it a good source of energy and starch, it also aids bowel movement. It has lots of minerals and it is a good source of vitamins A, C, B6 etc. I learnt more about plantain fufu when I was on a year programme of the National Youth Service Corp in Kano