5 delicious Ghanaian meals with strange names

5 delicious Ghanaian meals with strange names

Whenever it comes to the best known Ghanaian dishes one could mention the likes of  Fufu, Banku and Waakye. Yes, these could be the dishes we well do know of  but what of the very ones whose names we barely know of or most difficult to mention? Here is a list of such dishes with such weird names.

Abekatekonto:

5 delicious Ghanaian meals with strange names

abekatekonto

Take your time to mention the name of this dish and you will be amazed to know that it is a combination of three local soups - palm nut soup (Ab3), groundnut soup (Kate) and konto (Kontomire soup)! This soup combination is best served with Omutuo (Rice balls), Banku or Gari.

Brodokuno:

5 delicious Ghanaian meals with strange names

brodokuno

The very first time I heard the name of this dish I thought it meant:'' Bread,kill him!" but locals who enjoy the dish say the name traces back to the indigenous tribes of the Eastern, Central Western and Ashanti Regions. If you are a lover of Kenkey then I guess you may have to try your taste buds on this meal. Prepared with a mixture of ripe and unripe plantain this meal is best served in neat plantain leaves with palm nut soup.

Wasawasa:

5 delicious Ghanaian meals with strange names

wasawasa

Never hear the name and disregard the power of this dish! Though it appears to be the Waakye we know of, Wasawasa is made from yam and  served with sheabutter oil and onions. You would find this dish mostly among Northerners.

Yumbeka:

5 delicious Ghanaian meals with strange names

yumbekaa

The above name is not a foreign name. It is a local dish made out of bean leaves best known for its nutritious contents.

Kwankwan:

5 delicious Ghanaian meals with strange names

The name of this dish was coined out of the noise food vendors make whenever they serve their buyers. It is similar to the best known Waakye but made from local rice and served with a spicy tomato sauce.

 

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