Beans Stew & Fried Plantain

Ghanaian beans stew normally called red-red is a traditionally dish served with fried plantains. The dish derived it name from the color imparted to it  by the red palm oil and red pepper.

Ingredient 
Black Eye Beans200 Grams
Dorota Red Palm Oil – 125 Grams
Onion Puree – 30 Grams
Kpakposhito Puree – 20 Grams
All Purpose Seasoning – 10 Grams
Salt  – 1 Gram

Optional :
Fresh Tomato Puree – 70 Grams

Ripe Plantain – 1000 Grams
All Purpose Seasoning – 5 Grams
Dorota Red Palm Oil – 125 Grams

Method of Preparation:
1. Soak Beans for some hours or overnight (in order to reduce cooking time from 30 minutes to 15 minutes)
2. Add enough water to cover the Beans in a Saucepan and cook until tender.
3. Add Onions, Kpakposhito, Dorota Red Palm Oil in to the cooked Beans.
4. Add All Purpose Seasonings and simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Beans Stew (Red Red ) is ready.
6. Cut ripe Plantain into slices and marinate with All Purpose Seasoning.
7. Fry with Dorota Red Palm Oil.
8. Serve fried Plantains with Beans Stew.