Suya Plantain Chips

Plantain chips or crisps are made from unripe or ripe plantains. It is good as appetiser, can be eaten on it’s own or with a dip. It’s also quick and easy to make so why not spice up plantain chips and make suya plantain chips? Find below my recipe for suya plantain chips:

Preparation time: 5 minute

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes


2 Unripe green plantain

Sunflower or Vegetable oil for frying

1/4 teaspoon Salt (optional)

1/2 teaspoon Suya spice


1) Peel the plantain and slice. You can use a food processor for this or cut by hand.

I used a spialiser just because it was the fastest I could get to in my kitchen


Plantain Chips

2) Add the suya spice and salt to the sliced plantain and mix together


3) In a pan, heat some vegetable or sunflower oil

4) Add the plantain and fry till yellow

Plantain chips

5) Leave to cool and it’s ready to eat. To preserve store in airtight container. Enjoy.

plantain crisps

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Till my next post, stay cool ūüôā


Rolled Plantain

Hello guys,¬†yet another plantain recipe for you today but first of all, have you registered on Cands yet? If not please do so HERE. I do not want you to miss out on the fun. You get to share your recipes, food pictures, make friends, ask question and many more on Cands like I wrote in my last post HERE. So guys go join me on there ūüôā

Today’s recipe is rolled plantain. I have done the fried version and the grilled version for the fitfam. You see, my fitfam friends have started looking at me with side eye like I am the enemy to their So my fitfam and my ‘oyel’ (oil) lovers, let’s do this:

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Meal type: appetiser, snacks, main


1 ripe plantain

1/4 teaspoon groundpepper (Optional)

Vegetable oil for frying

For stuffing

Efo riro

Groundnut or any stuffing of your choice


1) Peel the plantain and slice horizontally


2) Sprinkle with ground pepper (Optional)


3) In a frying pan, heat vegetable oil and fry the plantains


3) Fry till golden brown. Put on Kitchen towel to drain excess oil


4) Place stuffing in fried plantain, roll and hold in place with toothpick. Below I stuffed with efo riro. For efo riro recipe, click HERE

Rolled plantain with efo riro
Rolled plantain with efo riro

5) Here I stuffed with groundnut. Here is another way to enjoy groundnutdodo without grinding the groundnuts. For groundnutdodo recipe, click HERE

Rolled plantain with groundnut. #groundnutdodo
Rolled plantain with groundnut. #groundnutdodo

6) Rolled Plantain stuffed with efo riro and grilled rolled plantain stuffed with groundnut. pick your choice

Rolled plantain with efo riro and Bolip
Rolled plantain with efo riro and Bolip

For my fitfam, To grill I roll first before putting in oven to grill. You can do it this way or grill before rolling

grilled rolled plantain

Enjoy rolled plantain warm. For the grilled plantain stuffed with groundnut I call this ‘bolip’ (boli+peanut)

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Hello people, how’s your week going? mine is going great even though i have been extremely busy, it’s been for a good cause. I am giving you another plantain recipe today. I was trying out a recipe that was inspired by Ewaoluwa a cands member who posted a recipe on Peanut rice on I had surplus groundnut from it so i came up with this recipe. By the way, Cands is my cook and share food community. Many of you are members on facebook and we have recently moved to a domain. If you have not registered yet, go and do so HERE. On Cands, you get to share your food pictures, share recipes, make friends, join different groups, start a forum topic and many more.. With over 80,000 members on Cands fb it was high time to take it to our own domain and that was exactly what i did. Don’t miss the fun go and join us now.

Back to Groundnut dodo, It is a combination of plantain, GROUNDNUT (I had to write that in and spices. It is yummy, moist delicious goodness, i present to you another K’s Cuisine original. If you are a lover of groundnut and plantain, you will definitely love this.

So i was thinking what to name this recipe but i drew a blank so people what would you call this? If i like any of your suggestions will rename the recipe but for now let’s get cooking:

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Meal type: Appetiser, main, snacks


1 ripe plantain

20g groundnut

1 teaspoon ground pepper

1/4 teaspoon ginger (Optional)

Sunflower oil for frying


1) In a pan, dry roast the groundnut.


2) Peel and grind the roasted groundnut in a mill


3) Peel plantain and cut into small cubes then mash with spoon or hand.


4) Add in the groundnut, pepper and ginger. Mix together.


5) In a frying pan, heat oil and scoop the plantain in balls. Fry till golden brown.


6) When golden brown, put on kitchen towel to drain excess oil.


7) For a clean round shape, mold plantain into shape with your palm. Groundnut dodo is ready.


The aroma is amazing, the taste is superb and best of all it is easy peasy to make!

K's dodoFor a healthier Version, grill in oven instead of frying. That’s Boli and Epa gone la creme!



To grill, mold into balls, place in oven and grill till golden brown. This version is best for fitfam

I used well ripened plantain but not over ripe.

You can store ground groundnut in a tight contain for use another time

Will post recipe for Groundnut rice and other things i’ve done with groundnut in the next coming days.

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Gizzdodo is simply combination of dodo and gizzard in sauce. This can be served as side dish to mains such as jollof rice, fried rice and other dishes or eaten as a meal. Find below my recipe for Gizdodo:


Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Total time: 70 minutes


2 ripe plantains

400g of chicken or turkey gizzard

1 scotch bonnet/habanero (rodo)

1 bell pepper (tatashe) or red pepper

1 big ripe fresh tomato

1 brown or red onion

2 cooking spoon of vegetable or sunflower oil

Maggi cube (or stock cube of your choice)

Curry powder

Dried thyme


1) Wash gizzard, put in a pot and add chopped onion, maggi cube, 1 teaspoon of curry powder and 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme, add a little water and leave on low heat to boil.

2) When the gizzard is cooked, cut in cubes and set aside.

3) Dice the plantains into cubes (about the size you have diced your gizzard) , deep fry and set it aside.

Diced plantain
Diced plantain

4) Fry the gizzard (you can use the same oil used in frying the plantain).

5) Blend the scotch bonnet, bell pepper, tomato and the remaining half of the onion.


6) Heat 2-3 cooking spoons of vegetable or sunflower oil and add the blended pepper, 1 maggi cube, 1 teaspoon of curry powder, 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme, chicken stock and leave to fry.


7) When this is well fried, add the fried gizzard ,stir in the stew and leave for one mimute before adding the fried plantain.

8) Stir the plantain and gizzard in the stew and leave for another one minute before taking it off heat.


9) See the gizzard and dodo in the juicy richness of the stew? Yes your¬†gizdodo is all done. Easy peasy. Isn’t it?


Bon appetiteūüėä


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