Kaklo is a popular local snack with a spicy taste that can be enjoyed especially for lunch. Kaklo means ‘fried’ in our Ghanaian Language.
Ingredients for Kaklo
• 3 overripe plantains
• 1 cup of flour
• 1 small onion
• 1 teaspoonful of powdered pepper
• 1 tablespoonful of grounded ginger
• Vegetable oil
-Peel plantains and cut them into a bowl.
-Blend the plantain with a blender or use an earthenware bowl and mortar or any means you are comfortable with to crush the plantain.
-Add onion, ginger, salt and powdered pepper and mix till it mixes well.
-Add flour to the mixture.
-Heat oil and use a spoon or ladle to scoop desired amounts of the mixture into the heated oil.
-Fry and turn over till it is well fried and golden brown.
-Remove them from oil and drain excess oil.
-.Serve unto a plate or tray lined with kitchen tissue paper.