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Titale (Ghana Spicy Plantain Fritters)

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“From "Aromas from Ghana Cookbook" by Cynthia Agbozo. These fritters are spiked with ginger, red onion and Scotch Bonnet Chilies. They can be served with peanuts as a snack or along side an african stew.”

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  1. Blend onions, ginger and scotch bonnet chilies into a paste, peel plantains and blend together with spicy paste.
  2. Add salt and flour and mix well, If mixture is too soft, add a tablespoon or two of flour; the mixture must fall off a wooden spoon slowly.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  4. Using a large wooden spoon, put mixture in the oil, one spoonful at a time. Don’t overfill the frying pan as the mixture rises and spreads. Leave a space between each spoonful.
  5. Fry for 5 minutes on each side or until golden.
  6. Drain on kitchen towel and serve warm.
  7. Serve with peanuts as a snack or as a side to African Stew.

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