Turmeric Snail Native Rice



Turmeric Snail Native Rice

Our intern from Germany decided to unleash the African in her by making this sumptuous turmeric snail native rice and I can’t lie it was Delicious!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Lunch
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 4 People


  • Sauce Pan
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Plate


  • For the snails
  • 250 g snails halved
  • 1 medium onion pureed
  • 1 tbsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • tsp salt
  • 500 ml water For the rice
  • ½ cup palm oil
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp crayfish powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 cup long grain rice washed
  • 1 red chilli chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 300 ml water
  • A handful of gboma leaves sliced


  • Pour the snails into a saucepan over medium heat, add onion puree, ginger powder, dried thyme, salt, water, stir and let cook until soft for 35 minutes.
  • Heat palm oil in a saucepan , add sliced onions, stir and let sweat for a minute then add the cooked snails and stir fry.
  • Add the crayfish powder, turmeric, cayenne pepper, washed rice, chopped chilli, salt, stir and let braise for 5 minutes.
  • Add water, stir, cover and let cook for 25 minutes then add the sliced gboma leaves, stir in and let wilt for 5 minutes.
  • Turmeric snail native rice ready to serve.


Keyword Rice Recipes, snail recipes, tumeric, tumeric Recipes

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