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11 Ghanaian foods to serve your guests this Easter

By Maame Aba Afful
11 Ghanaian foods to serve your guests this Easter
11 Ghanaian foods to serve your guests this Easter

Food, in fact, Ghanaian foods have the magical ability to bring friends, families and even strangers together to share in the bond of deliciousness. The Easter holidays are fast approaching and food remains the constant in all gatherings.

Check out these 11 Ghanaian foods to serve your guests this Easter:

1. Fufu and Palmnut Soup

Fufu, a well-known Ghanaian food made from pounded Cassava and Plantain matches squarely with Palmnut soup, made from Palm fruits. Palm nut soup is best served with snails, crabs, and dry fish, and is very high in nutritional value. You are sure to win your guests over with this heavy and delicious meal.


2. Bean stew with fried ripe plantain

Bean Stew accompanied with fried ripe plantain is one Ghanaian food to die for. It is also very simple to prepare and does not require too much energy. Try serving your guests with this meal and thank me later.


3. Yam and Garden egg stew

This combination is just perfect for the holidays. Yam and Garden egg stew is one of the purely local Ghanaian foods you could find. 


4. Jollof Rice

You don't need much to be convinced that Jollof rice must be served to your guests this Easter. Jollof Rice is a world-acclaimed Ghanaian food which will leave your Easter guests wishing for more.


5. Banku with Grilled Tilapia

Banku with grilled tilapia will switch the mood of your guests from grumpy to plain delight.


6. Aprapransa

This is a unique Ghanaian food which is prepared only on special occasions such as Easter.


7. Boiled Plantain with Palava Sauce

A dish of plantain with palava sauce will do the trick of bringing smiles to your guests' faces this Easter

8. Eto

Eto is a Ghanaian food made from boiled and mashed plantain, yam or cocoyam. It is usually garnished with eggs and groundnut.


 9. Riceballs and groundnut soup

Rice balls or Omotuo as we affectionately call it, are basically softened rice traditionally shaped into balls. They can be with almost all Ghanaian soups, however, the best combination would be rice balls with groundnut soup.


10. Kokonte with Palmnut soup

Kokonte popularly known in Ghana as 'face-the-wall' will be a delight to your guests this Easter.


11. Tuo Zaafi

Surprise your guests this Easter with this favourite Ghanaian food from the North. TZ is prepared with maize or millet and served with meat, soup and Ayoyo stew.