The beauty of beans stew lies in its preparation. Unlike other ingredients, beans need to be slowly and carefully prepared even before the stew itself is begun. Don’t be disheartened, though: a little effort put in here will go a long way in bringing you one of the most nutritious and authentically Ghanaian dining experiences.
- Beans – 300g
- Onions – 1 medium
- Pepper – 1 tsp
- Oil – 2 ladles
- Onga – 2 ladles
- Ripe Plantain – 3 fingers
- Soak the beans in water overnight
- Wash and put the beans on the fire for 45 minutes to an hour
- Take the beans off the fire when it’s well cooked
- Start preparing the stew by putting oil on the fire frying the chopped onions for 2 minutes
- Add tomatoes, pepper, Maggie tablets and stir and leave to cook for 10 minutes
- Strain the cooked beans and add it to the stew.
- Leave the beans stew to cook for 3-5 minutes and you’re ready to dig in with some fried plantain!