Loaded with certain substantial nutrients, plantain indeed is an essential food eaten by lots of people, especially in tropic countries where it is well grown. At times, we tend to mistake plantains for bananas due to their look-alike structure and shape. However, some plantains are often larger than banana when comparing them physically in terms of their sizes.
Even though plantains belong to the family of bananas, they differ from bananas, and you need to cook, fry or roast them before eating. Plantain is rich in many nutrients, so offers a lot of health benefits especially to expecting mothers. It is a great source of dietary fiber, which is highly beneficial to prevent digestion and constipation problems during this delicate phase.
Many people like to eat snacks, either at home or in gatherings. Snacks should be choosen wisely to avoid eating those that can be detrimental to health, perhaps that is why some people prefer to make snacks instead of buying. Photo credit: Unsplash This article will suggest some snacks you can make in your kitchen and how to make them.
The rate at which locally grown food crops is increasing everyday is quite alarming. Normally, a country's locally grown food crops should be much more affordable to its citizens but it's a different ball game in Nigeria. A young handsome man known as Rilwannajib on Twitter, shared a picture of the expensive plantain he bought in the market, yesterday.
Ofada Stew is a delicious stew that is made and eaten by many households in Nigeria. When properly prepared, it is more enjoyable than the normal stew. It can be eaten with Ofada rice, Plantain, Yam, etc. INGREDIENTS -Semi ripe tomatoes -Red chilli peppers
Things are really getting costly in nigeria and this has put alot people to shock because there is not enough money for them to eat. Can you buy a plantain for ₦15,000? most of you might say no, but a nigerian celebrity recently bought plantain for that amount.
Plantain is a natural food that is rich in minerals. This food is widely eaten in different Countries around the World because it can be prepared in different ways such as roasted plaintain, fried plaintain, boiled plaintain and many more. In this article, I will be showing you a unique and easy way of Preparing Homemade Pizza from Ripe Plantain.
Plantain frittata is a way to enjoy plantains,its easy and cheap to make. It can be taken any time of the day and can be added to any other food. It can be baked in an oven or cook with low heat on stove and gas.
When you start a farming business one of the difficult things to do is to know the differences between crops. One of the crops to differentiate is the green bananas and the plantain. So, without further ado, here is the difference between maintenance and green plantain.
Plantain, also known as musa paradaisica, is a common houseplant. It’s a very delicious fruit, which can be prepared in different ways. Adults and children alike are aware of it. Despite the fact that most people are familiar with the plantain plant and appreciate its fruit, most are unaware of its additional applications.
Most of the time I prefer taking any of our Nigerian local foods for dinner. They tend to have a relaxing effect on me that makes me sleep like a baby. Our local delicacies are made with highly nutritious ingredients like palm oil, crayfish, Ogiri, onions, pepper e.t.c and these gives them a wonderful and unique taste.
This meal is specially dedicated to all the father's all over the world. It's not easy to carry that load as a father, most times, you care less about your self but the happiness of your families are your major goals. As you're all celebrating this day today may God bless all the father's all over the world AMEN.
Plantain is a common plant that is grown in many parts of our country today and even where it is not grown, because of how nice it tastes, it is seen commonly in our daily markets. Many people prefer the ripe plantain to the unripe because it has a sweeter taste, forgetting that there are some health benefits they can get from eating or consuming the unripe plantain.
A Staple food is any food that makes up a large percentage of the average person's diet and provides a large amount of nutritional value as well. Given the description above, a staple food would have to consist of food crops that can be grown on a wide range of land.
Three persons were feared killed, several left injured, and properties tore down as suspected cultists cause uproar in Mushin, Lagos. It was gathered that on Monday night revolting Eiye cultists stormed Akinglode and Olateju areas of Mushin, torching houses, vehicles, and looting shops to avenge the death of their member who was allegedly shot in a bar at IIupeju.
Plantains resemble bananas in appearance, but they are larger and have a thicker peel. Plantains also have a distinct flavor when compared to more popular bananas: they are less sweet and have a tougher texture. Plantains must also be cooked or fried because their raw flavor is unappealing.
Photos Credit: Instagram The popular Nollywood movie producer and actress, who has won various awards for her acting skills and has featured talented actors in numbers of movies such as: Ghost and The Tout, Alakada, and many more, Toyin Abraham, has taken to social media to reveal one of her favourite meal combinations and what people feel about it.
Plantains are referred to as cooking bananas or green bananas, Plantains may be eaten ripe or unripe and are generally starchy. They are a carbs-rich food and a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals, they contain antioxidants that fight free radicals. However, people who are trying to manage or loose weight should control their intake of plantain as it contains high level of calories and carbs, although, plantains contain vitamin B6 which may help improve mood.
Plantain is a natural food that is rich in Iron and minerals. This food is widely eaten in different places in the World including Africa and Nigeria. So many people are fond of throwing out their Overripe Plantains because they believe that they are waste products but that is not true because, there are several delicacies you can make with Over Ripe Plantain and I will be showing you two of these delicacies in this article.
By Eating the following foods regularly, you can say bye-bye to weak bones and stay fit for any form of exercise or job. 1. Plantain porridge Plantain, in particular, contain nutrients that include iron and calcium. The high content of calcium in plantain helps to maintain strong and healthier bones.