Gari Coated Kelewele Croquettes


Gari Coated Kelewele Croquettes

This appetizer is amazing on its own but now am thinking of pairing it with beans, that crisp on the plantains is just gorge
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 4 People


  • Chopping Board
  • Sharp knife
  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Bowl


  • 5 medium ripe plantain
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground rosemary
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 1 cup Gari
  • Sea salt
  • Dill for garnish


  • Peel the ripe plantain and cut in chunks.
  • transfer the plantain in a bowl, add ground ginger, cayenne pepper, ground rosemary, ground cloves, paprika, black pepper, salt and toss to coat evenly.
  • Dip in the eggwash and coat with the gari.
  • Carefully place in a heated vegetable oil and fry until crisp and golden.
  • Take out of the oil and place on a paper tissue to drain excess oil.
  • Gari coated kelewele croquettes ready to serve. Sprinkle sea salt on it and garnish with dill.


Keyword Accra Food Festival, Gari Coated Recipes, Gari Recipes, Kelewele, kelewele Recipes, Year of Return Food

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