African Recipes

How To Prepare Fante Kenkey

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How To Prepare Fante Kenkey

Kenkey (also known as kɔmi, otim, kooboo or dorkunu) is a staple dish similar to sourdough dumpling from the Ga and Fante-inhabited regions of West Africa.

WHAT CAN BE SERVED WITH FANTE KENKEY?

Hot pepper sauce

Soups (light soup, groundnut soup, ebunuebunu, palm nut soup, etc.)

Shito

Ice Kenkey

Stew of choice

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

3 cups Corn dough

Dried plantain leaves

Salt(Optional)

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE FANTE KENKEY

In a large bowl,mix 1 cup of corn dough with water until a thick running consistency is obtained. Stir in salt to taste.

Under high heat, Pour mixture into pot and boil. Stir until mixture thickens and knead until no lump is formed. Cook mixture until semi cooked.

In a large bowl, add the semi boiled mixture with the rest of the raw corn dough using a wooden spoon or spatula. Mix and combined well and mold into preferred size

Clean the plantain leaves with clean water and dry. Wrap the dough with the plantain leaves

Place a saucepan on high heat and place plantain leaves at the bottom of cooking pot and arrange the wrapped dough on them.

Add water until almost full and cover and boil for 20 to 30 minutes.

When the kenkey is cooked, you won’t taste the rawness of the corn dough in the Fante Kenkey.

Serve with any stew or soup of your choice

 

TRY OTHER AFRICAN RECIPES

HOW TO PREPARE PEPPERED TURKEY WINGS

HOW TO PREPARE JOLLOF

HOW TO PREPARE SALAD

YAM AND EGG SAUCE

 

MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE,BUT BY EVERY WORD(JESUS) THAT PROCEEDETH OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.kjv

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