THE GREATER ACCRA REGION
Ghana has a wide rage of restaurants and food varieties that can be found both in the city and large of small towns. These include a large assortment of Ghanaian (African), Americans, European, Chinese and Indian cuisines. Ghana’s answer to the fast food chain is the ever present Chop Bars. These come in all shapes and sizes and serve local dishes such as fufu. Traditional specialities include:
Boiled cassava and plantain is pounded into balls and serve with soups.
Roasted cornmeal/maize is cooked in palm-nut soup and garnished with smoked fish, shrimps or crabs.
Plantain fries or chips plantain well seasoned with ginger, chilli, cloves and fired in hot oil.
Grated cassava fried and served with shrimps, fish, beans and pepper sauce.
Groundnut paste is liquefied and cooked with seasoned fish, meat or chicken
Chopped okro cooked in palm oil with onions, tomatoes and peppers and enriched with crabs, various meat and fish.
Fermented maize balls cooked in banana leaves or cornhusk.
Cooked black-eyed kidney beans serve in gravy with fish or meat.
Fish sauce in onions and tomatoes.