Rolled Plantain

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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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