Recipe: How To Prepare Plantain Pudding

Recipe: How To Prepare Plantain Pudding

Craving for some Plantain Pudding? Let us show you how to make it at home.


  • 2 fingers of over ripe plantain
  • 4 little cloves
  • 1 small scotch bonnet pepper
  • 2 table spoons corn flour or all-purpose flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Plantain leaves or kitchen foil for wrapping
Here’s a video that teaches you how to make Plantain Pudding at home:


  • Wash and clean all the spices
  • Allow the cloves to sit in water for about 10 minutes to soften them up
  • Put all the spices in to the asanka /earthen wear together with salt and grind them together till smooth. Add the over ripe
  • plantains and mash them as well.
  • Mix well and grind all lamps off.
  • Taste for salt.
  • Take the washed and prepared leaves and scoop a good amount of the grounded mixture onto it.
  • Wrap the leave around the mixture, keeping the mixture intact.
  • Continue till all the mixture is used up
  • Get sticks or stones (cleaned) into the pan, and fill with hot water to be used as a steamer.( A steamer can be used here)
  • Allow to steam for 30 -45 min.
  • Tap the pudding to check if its firm enough. Put of the fire and allow to cool.
  • Serve cold on its own or with roasted peanuts.