Plantains mashed with palm oil

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  • 2 yellow plantains (ripe but still firm)
  • ⅓ cup red palm oil (or more if you want the foufou to be really red)
  • salt
  • chili powder (to decorate)
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Serves 2


1. Peel the plantains. Put them to boil in a saucepan

2. Using a large mortar or pestle, or in western kitchens, a potato masher, puree the cooked yet firm plantains while mixing in the lukewarm red palm oil

3. Add salt to taste and form medium-sized balls with the mixture

4. Decorate with the chili powder


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