Kelewele (Fried Spiced Ripe Plantain)



Kelewele (Fried Spiced Ripe Plantain)

Ripe plantain chopped into cubes, spiced with ginger and pepper and fried.
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 4 People


  • Chopping Board
  • Sharp knife
  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Blender
  • Rubber spatula
  • Frying Pan
  • Spider Spoon


  • 3 Fingers of Ripe Plantain
  • 1 Large Ginger
  • Red Chili
  • Crushed Cloves
  • 1 Medium Size Onion
  • Oil
  • Salt


  • Peel and cut plantain into cubes or small chunks. Put into a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Blend ginger, cloves, onion, and red chili into a smooth paste.
  • Pour mixture on the plantain, add salt and stir till evenly coated.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the coated plantain and fry until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with peanuts.


Keyword Fried Plantain, Kelewele, Ripe Plantain, Spiced Plantain

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