A staple from Uganda, made from steamed green cooking bananas.
- 10 matoke
bananas, can substitute unripe plantains)
- 5 cups water
- Peel the bananas and
wash them in cold water.
- Put into a pot, add
the water, and cover.
- Boil for 10 minutes, then
reduce the heat and continue to cook. The
mixture will turn yellow when well-cooked.
- Drain the water. Mash the bananas with a
- Wrap the mashed food in foil
and place on a steaming basket.
- Place the
steamer inside a large pot and add water.
Steam on low heat for 20 minutes.
This dish is a staple food in Uganda. Staples are foods that are eaten regularly, often daily or with every meal. In is usually eaten alongside a soup or sauce.
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