How to Prepare Unripe Plantain Pottage - Ingredients and Basic Method

How to Prepare Unripe Plantain Pottage - Ingredients and Basic Method

Unripe Plantain Pottage is a delicious Nigerian plantain pottage recipe. Unripe Plantain pottage can simply be prepared using ripe, unripe or semi ripe plantain. Unripe plantain pottage is prepared with just unripe plantain, below are the Ingredients and the Method of preparation of Nigerian unripe plantain pottage. Enjoy it…


  • Unripe plantain, 4 fingers
  • Oil, 1-1½ cooking spoon
  • Fresh pepper, 3
  • Crayfish
  • Onions, 1 big
  • Dried fish (good but
  • Salt, to taste
  • Seasoning cubes, 2
  • Ugu (pumpkin leaves)
  • Nchanwu (scent leaves)

Method of Preparation:

Step 1: Peal your unripe plantain and dice up.
Step 2: Wash it into a pot, add water to cover the surface a little and set aside. (You
are not to turn of your fire yet as plantains cook fast. Prepare your your condiments
Step 3: Now pound your pepper, crayfish, and onions together into a mix.
Step 4: Prepare your dried fish by picking out the bones and washing.
Step 5: Now turn on your cooker, place your plantain on it and immediately add oil to
Step 6: Allow to begin to boil and then add your pounded mixture and dried fish. At
this point, feel free to add some salt and your seasoning cubes.
Step 7: Pick your leaves and slice.
Step 8: After about 10 – 15minutes you put the plantain on fire, add your leaves –
scent leaves first and then allow to cook for a couple more minutes so leaves are well


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