The saying that the way to a man’s heart is through the stomach is absolutely true. I think it is even most true in Ghana because of the numerous very interesting and delicious dishes that abound in this wonderful country. Of a truth, Ghanaian men do not joke with their stomach, so if you really want to get their attention for keeps, you must have the recipes for delicious Ghanaian dishes at your finger tips. You may not need to know all of them, as the preparation of some could be quite cumbersome, but there are ones you just can’t leave out of the list.
Are you still single as the year runs out? You can easily change your status as soon as possible by attracting your Mr. Right with these mouth-watering Ghanaian dishes: the ball is now in your court, so grab the opportunity!
1. Palava Sauce and Ampesi(boiled yam)
This is one of the most simple foods to cook in Ghana, as it doesn’t demand so much time and skills to complete. You just have to boil yam, and then prepare the palava sauce. The major ingredients here is spinach which will be chopped. Then other things like fish, beef, etc, depends on your buoyancy.
2. Banku and Pepper/Okro Stew
Banku is one of those local dishes that is made from fermented corn, which is served as orange size balls along with fried fish or meat, pepper or okro stew. I’ll agree to the fact that the preparation isn’t that simple and easy, especially when its with okro stew. All the same, it’ll be worthwhile if you know how to cook this meal as a typical Ghanaian lady. Your would-be husband will be proud you can and won’t ever think of having any other woman but you and you alone.
3. Mpotor mpotor(mashed yam pottage)
Mpotor mpotor is a Ghanaian dish, which is simply mashed yam cooked in oil and pepper, fish etc. My lady, if you can’t mash yam, then you need to rush back to the drawing board before its too late. Learn it now, unless you are not interested in having a Ghanaian man for a hubby.
4. Light Soup with fufu
Ghanaians have a variety of soups but the simplest and commonest one is light soup. It is not difficult to prepare and it is very appetizing and works smoothly with well pounded fufu. Every typical Ghanaian man would recommend it after a day’s hard labour. So get equipped now.
5. Angwa Muu (local jollof rice)
“Angwa Muu” is a popular Ghanaian dish which involves the use of just rice and oil. Oil is mixed with the rice in cooking and can be eaten raw or with pepper and some fried eggs. You can as well add some stock fish to it if you are loaded. Some people call it concoction rice, but my dear, if you can cook it well, it sweet pass standard jollof rice o.