a. Unripe plantain (desired quantity)
b. Crayfish or Shrimps
c. Dried fish
e. Ugu leaves (Fluted Pumpkin)
f. Periwinkle (optional)
i. Vegetable oil (or palm oil)
k. Local pepper soup spices (optional)
– Wash and peel the plantain
– Cut the plantain into cubes, put them in a clean pot and set aside.
– Wash, prepare your periwinkle and set it aside.
– Wash and slice the ugu leaves.
– Wash and slice the onions.
– Add water to the plantain (let the water be a little bit above the plantain).
– Now, place the pot containing the plantain on fire.
– Add pepper, salt, crayfish, dried fish, seasoning and spices at once.
– Allow for up to 15 minutes to steam.
– Check for taste if it tastes good as desired.
– Add periwinkle
– Allow to cook until the plantain is tender and water is dried.
– Remove the pot from fire.
– Remove the plantain from the pot and keep it in another pot or metal container.
– Pour two soup-spoon full of vegetable oil in the pot and put it on the fire.
– Add Onions
– After a little while pour in the pottage plantain.
– Steam it for a minute on low heat.
– Add ugu leaves and turn very well until done.
Serve with hot fried chicken or beef and a chilled glass of juice.