Nigerian Plantain Recipes using Unripe, Ripe and Over-ripe Plantains

Plantain is a staple food that can be eaten when unripe, ripe and over-ripe. Learn how to Cook Nigerian Plantain Porridge, Fried Plantain, Plantain Moi Moi.

Plantain is one Nigerian food you can never be bored with in the kitchen. It can be eaten unripe, ripe or over-ripe. It can also be fried, boiled/cooked or roasted/grilled. When fried, it is used as a major side dish for Nigerian rice recipes. You can also see fried plantain on the breakfast tables in most Nigerian homes. The following are the most common plantain recipes.

Unripe Plantain Recipes

Ripe Plantain Recipes

Over-ripe Plantain Recipes

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Plantain Bread

Have a great breakfast with Plantain Bread, another overripe plantain recipe.

Plantain Omelette

Plantain Omelette gives you the chance to enjoy an exotic breakfast of omelette with fried plantains in one dish. Click to see how to make it.

Okra Plantain Porridge

If you love okra then you might be excited to discover this new way to enjoy okra.

Plantain Pies (Over-ripe Plantain Recipe)

Plantain Pies, made with over-ripe plantains, will take you to a foodland you have never been before.

Plantain Moi Moi (Ukpo Ogede)

Don’t throw away that over-ripe plantain yet! Because it can be reborn in this mouth-watering plantain recipe.

Plantain Mosa (Plan-Cakes)

This version of Plantain Mosa is also prepared with overripe plantains. Find out what makes them different from Plantain Puffs.

Boiled Plantain

This is the quickest plantain recipe to prepare. Match it with pepper sauce and all you can say is … yummy!

Gizdodo: Farmer’s Plantain Pottage

This yummy meal is a fusion of farm fresh ingredients.

Roasted Plantain (Boli)

Spice up your garden meals with roasted plantain … can be prepared with both ripe and unripe plantains.

Fried Plantain or Dodo

Fried Plantain can be eaten in a variety of ways. Click through and you will discover how it will often come to the rescue when you need a fast and easy meal.

Unripe Plantain Porridge

This recipe, rich in nutrients, should never be left out from family menus.

Plantain Mosa (Plantain Puffs)

Plantain Mosa is another Nigerian snack prepared with overripe plantains. It is Nigerian Puff Puff with a twist.