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How To Make an Incredible Plantain Fufu

Plantain fufu is another superb version of fufu. Healthy and very easy to make with green plantain. Let’s take you you’re through how to prepare cassava fufu with its simple ingredients.

Fufu Variants

Fufu is a staple food commonly found in numbers of African nations most notably Nigeria and Ghana. Fufu is best served with groundnut soup (egusi soup as called in Nigeria), eru (Cameroon), palm nut soup or light soup.

Fufu contains a greater amount of carbohydrate and a little bit of protein and fat. It is also very low in cholesterol and very rich in potassium.

Fufu is achieved by mixing and pounding separate equal portions of cassava starch and sometimes with green plantain flour thoroughly with water.

Now, we will be discussing making fufu with green plantain (unripe plantain).

This fufu recipe is easy and would leave you feeling proud of yourself. Plantain Fufu is a healthy Nigerian meal made with unripe plantains. They help keep blood sugar levels low thanks to their high potassium levels.


  • Unripe Plantains (green plantains)
  • Water

How to Preparation

  1. Wash unripe plantains, dry, peel and slice them.
  2. Cook sliced plantain over medium heat. Cook till you can easily crush the pieces of plantains with a fork.
  3. Pour the water into a bowl and set aside. Now use a wooden spatula to mash the pieces of boiled plantains into a smooth dough.
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You can also simply wrap portions of the Cassava fufu in thin plastic film. You can also make a fist with your hand and make a depression at the centre of the mound of fufu.

Make the mound of fufu smooth by moving the edges to the centre of the mound till the edges have a circular shape. Turn the circular mound of fufu upside down and place it on a dry clean plate.