Eto is a local Ghanaian meal made with either yam or cocoyam or ripped plantain mashed and mixed with palm oil. Eto is enjoyed by most Ghanaians specifically the Ashanti. The meal is served with mostly eggs and groundnuts.
Aside from the fact that Eto is a regular meal in Ghana, in the Ghanaian settings, Eto holds a whole lot of traditional significance. During festivals, most ethnic groups in Ghana serve their gods with to. When a girl child attains puberty, she is served with eto and boiled eggs by the queen mother.
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Eto (3to)Print Recipe
- Palm oil
- Boil the plantain, remember to add a reasonable amount of salt.
- Allow plantain to boil for 20 minutes, take it off the fire and sieve it
- Wash the onion and pepper and grind it in an earthenware bowl,
- After the pepper is well ground, add the groundnuts and grind as well
- Boil the eggs for 6-8 minutes
- Mash the boiled plantain together with the ground pepper, onion, groundnuts
- Boil palm oil and add chopped onions for two minutes.
- Pour the palm oil in the mashed plantain.