Kelewele (kelli welli) is one of Ghana’s most popular street food snacks sold by street hawkers. Easy to make, kelewele are plantain cubes, sprinkled with ginger, hot pepper and fried in palm oil.
Kelewele fried plantain snack street food
3 yellow plantains peeled and diced
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
Palm oil for frying
In a frying pan with just enough oil to allow plantains to float, over medium high heat, heat oil then fry plantains until golden brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper, sprinkle with spices and serve.