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Kelewele is a popular Ghanaian food made of fried plantains seasoned with spices.
Kelewele, a Ghanaian snack, is spiced ripe plantain deep fried in palm oil or vegetable oil.

Fried plantain

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Fried plantain
Kelewele is a fried spicy plantain or can be fried as a side dish for Red Red bean and fish stew in Ghana.

List of African dishes

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List of African dishes

Ghana

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Kelewele is a popular Ghanaian food made of fried plantains seasoned with spices. Originally from Ghana, kelwele has been popularized in America by several recipe books (recipezaar, 2009)

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Kelewele is a popular Ghanaian food made of fried plantains seasoned with spices.

English language

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In English, it is sometimes referred to as hot plantain crisps. In Accra, kelewele is usually sold at night by street vendors and sometimes in the afternoon by the country side women.

Accra

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In English, it is sometimes referred to as hot plantain crisps. In Accra, kelewele is usually sold at night by street vendors and sometimes in the afternoon by the country side women.

Street food

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In English, it is sometimes referred to as hot plantain crisps. In Accra, kelewele is usually sold at night by street vendors and sometimes in the afternoon by the country side women.

Bean

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It can be served with beans stew, peanuts, or alone as a dessert.

Peanut

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It can be served with beans stew, peanuts, or alone as a dessert.

Dessert

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It can be served with beans stew, peanuts, or alone as a dessert.

United States

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Originally from Ghana, kelwele has been popularized in America by several recipe books (recipezaar, 2009)

Ginger

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Ginger, cayenne pepper, and salt are the typical spices used to make kelewele.

Cayenne pepper

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Ginger, cayenne pepper, and salt are the typical spices used to make kelewele.

Salt

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Ginger, cayenne pepper, and salt are the typical spices used to make kelewele.

Onion

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Onions, anise, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and chili powder, however, may also be used as spices.

Anise

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Onions, anise, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and chili powder, however, may also be used as spices.

Clove

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Onions, anise, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and chili powder, however, may also be used as spices.

Nutmeg

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Onions, anise, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and chili powder, however, may also be used as spices.

Cinnamon

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Onions, anise, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and chili powder, however, may also be used as spices.

Chili powder

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Onions, anise, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and chili powder, however, may also be used as spices.

Oil

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For example, the oil should be hot and the plantain should not be too soft or it will absorb too much oil.

Sugar

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The plantain should be fried until the sugar in it caramelizes, and produces brown edges on the plantain.

Caramelization

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The plantain should be fried until the sugar in it caramelizes, and produces brown edges on the plantain.

Ghanaian cuisine

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