Ghanaians certainly love their local food, and often try as much as they can to have good home-cooked meals most times of the week.
However, no matter how hard some of us try, some of our favorite Ghanaian meals just don’t taste right unless they are purchased from street side vendors.
These are some of the local meals we enjoy most when they are not actually home-cooked.
Waakye. ‘Manna of the gods’ it has been called. This popular delicious meal of rice and beans seems to always need that special Hajia touch, wouldn’t you say?
Banku and Tilapia. We know there’s nothing like a good bowl of Banku and Okro soup straight from Mummy’s pot, but with Tilapia? Somehow the streetside version is always tastier.
Kenkey and fish. We’ll give points to the fact that not everyone can prepare their own Kenkey, but with the fish and that special red pepper? That’s lunch hour meal we all love.
Tuo Zaafi. Also known as TZ, this delicious Northern meal is a favorite of many Ghanaians. It is now so popular, there are specific joints just for TZ spread all across the country.
Gari and Beans. Popularly known as Red-Red, while it is a popular meal easily prepared at home, a true Daavi’s Red-Red remains unbeatable.
Suya. This streetside meal grilling frenzy will never go out of business and you can quote us on that. It’s not so different from the regular Kebab joints we have aroun, but there is something unique about the spices, the smoky flavor that everyone loves.
What other streetside meals taste better than homemade ones that you love?
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