Sunday 9 September 2012

Matoke~ Kenyan Plantain Green Bananas Stew

Yield: Serves two

Matoke~ Green Plantain Green Bananas Stew

Matoke~ Green Plantain Green Bananas Stew

Green Plantain Green Bananas Stew is a delicious wholesome spicy plantain stew that's delicious served as an accompaniment to a main meal. It is also eaten during fasting periods.
Prep time: 10 MCook time: 15 MTotal time: 25 M


  • Ingredients:
  • 5 green bananas -raw plantain (Matoke)
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 green chillies.
  • 150 ml water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander for garnishing


  1. Method:
  2.  Peel the green bananas- plantain and slice them in to 5mm thick round slices with a serrated knife from your knifes set. Soak them in cold water.
  3. Chop the tomatoes into small pieces.
  4.  Slit both the chillies and remove the membrane and seeds and cut into 4 pieces.
  5. Heat oil in a pan when it is hot add 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  6. Drain the bananas and add to the pan followed by the tomatoes, salt and pepper and chillies
  7.  Mix well and add the water.
  8. Bring the stew to boil , than reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until bananas are tender and sauce has thickened. Add the lemon juice and stir.
  9.  Transfer to serving dish and garnish with fresh coriander.
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  1. Wow awesome!! Looks too delectable dear :)

  2. lov lik curry with more indian flavor....

  3. stew looks great and I love plantains...will have to try this one

  4. This sounds really interesting. I've never cooked with bananas really, would be interested to give it a try!

  5. Never cooked with real plantains. I don't think I've eaten them either. Nice recipe.

  6. This looks really tasty. And I just LOVE bananas!

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