Tubaani is a popular Ghanaian dish that is commonly eaten in the northern regions and Zongo communities of Ghana.
Also referred to as steamed black-eyed peas' pudding, this delicacy has many health benefits.
Being a leguminous food, it contains proteins, folate, iron and soluble fibre.
These have varying health benefits to the consumer.
This is how to prepare this delicious Ghanaian dish:
- Cowpea Flour
- Kanwa (Concentrated Salt)
- Powdered Pepper
- Chilli Pepper
- Butter/Cooking Oil
- Salt/Powdered Maggie
- Mix water with cowpea flour and beat in circular motion until mixture is fluffy
- Wash leaves (banana leaf or corn husk) and wrap a small portion of the mixture in each
- Boil water on a separate fire
- Put (enough) water on fire and cover
- Place some of the (empty) leaves in the saucepan to form a
base and then again on top to cover the water
- Put the wrapped mixture on the leaves in the boiling water
- cover and steam for about 40 minutes
- Continue to steam until cooked
- Take off fire
- Unwrap and slice into preferred size
- Serve hot with vegetable oil (oil fried with onions and half a teaspoon powdered hot pepper and chili powder with salt/Maggie).