Plantain Fritters (Tatale)

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Plantain Fritters (Tatale)
Plantain Fritters (Tatale)


3 over ripe Plantains (skin looks blackish in colour)

·1-inch piece of Ginger (peeled), 1 small Red Onion (peeled and roughly chopped) and half a Scotch Bonnet Pepper (Blend into a spicy paste)

· Approximately half a cup of All Purpose Flour

· Quarter cup Olive Oil

· Pinch of Salt to taste

Method of Preparation

Peel plantains and blend together with spicy paste.

· 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.

· Heat oil in a frying pan.

· 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.

· Fry for 5 minutes on each side or until golden.

· Drain on kitchen towel and serve warm.

Serve on its own or with peanuts as a snack.

Serve with beans stew for lunch or dinner.