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Sweet plantain and black bean bowl

A Cameroonian classic also known as dodo and beans. Served at gatherings called njangi and other festive occasions like weddings.


  • 3 Cups cooked black beans ((Salted))
  • 2 Cups Roma Tomatoes diced
  • 1 Cup Onions (Diced)
  • 1/2 Inch cube ginger
  • 1/2 Small Onions ((To be Blended))
  • 1 Spring onion
  • 3 Large Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Small scotch bonnet or harbanero
  • 1-2 Tbsp canola oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 Large Ripe plantain


  • Heat oil in a large skillet. Add in onions and cook for about 3 minutes. Add in diced tomatoes and cook for another 5-7 minutes. Add black beans, stir well and cook for a couple of minutes or so.
  • Blend onions, garlic, ginger, spring onions and scotch bonnet with about 1/4 cup of water. Add into the skillet with 1/2 cup of water. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Season to taste with salt. Serve with ripe plantains
  • Cooking thePlantains

  • Heat oil in a small fry pan ( oil enough to just cover the bottom of the pan)
  • Wash, peel, and slice plantain into thin angled strips.
  •  Once oil is hot carefully add in plantains. Cook for about 1-2 minutes on each side. Remove and drain on a paper towel. Serve with beans


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