Cookbook:Nigerian Ripe Plantain Porridge

Nigerian Ripe Plantain Porridge
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Nigerian plantain porridge is a very popular Nigerian recipe. Most people prepare plantain porridge using unripe plantain, but this recipe uses ripe plantain. As a result, the steps are somewhat different.






  1. Blend the onion and red bell pepper in a blender until smooth.
  2. Heat some palm oil in a pot. Add the sliced red onion, and fry until the onion loses its color.
  3. Add turkey tail, fish, assorted meat, pepper, salt, crayfish, seasoning cube, and curry powder. Stir well.
  4. Add the onion-pepper paste. Stir, and cook for about 20 minutes.
  5. Add the diced plantain, and cover with water. Cook for about 30 minutes. The plantain should break down and form a porridge.
  6. Season with salt to taste, and serve.