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Plantain Fufu
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HOW TO MAKE PLANTAIN FUFU

Plantain Fufu is basically a solid meal or swallow (as we call it in West Africa) made from green plantains. The plantains we use for this recipe is the green unripe plantains. Plantains are grain free and gluten free and they are a good source of Magnesium, Calcium and many other nutrients.
Course Main
Cuisine African
Keyword homemade, local
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 218kcal
Author Lola Osinkolu

Ingredients

  • 2 Plantains green
  • 1/2 Cup water

Instructions

  • Peel the plantain and cut it into small sizes
  • Throw in the cut plantain pieces in a blender and blend until smooth
  • Pour the batter inside a pot and cook on a medium heat stirring constantly until a stretchy and dough-like consistency is formed

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Notes

You need to stir thoroughly until the fufu is formed otherwise you might end up with lumps
When the fufu is done, cover it or wrap it in a plastic wrap in order to prevent it from forming a crust. Leave it to cool for few minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 893mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 2015IU | Vitamin C: 32.9mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1.1mg