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Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Cameroonian
Servings 4


  • 2 large green plantains
  • 10 1 ⁄2 cups water
  • 2 medium tomatoes peeled and chopped
  • hot pepper to taste
  • 1 large onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 ⁄2 cube vegetable stock optional
  • 1 tablespoon palm oil
  • salt to taste
  • roasted cashew nuts to garnish


  • Cut the plantains up into 6 pieces each. Bring the water to a boil and add the plantains. Cook for 10 minutes, then add the tomatoes, pepper and onion.
  • Simmer for 10 more minutes, then add the stock cube. Cover the pot and give the cube about five minutes to dissolve, then add the palm oil.
  • Cook for an additional 10 minutes and season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cashews and serve.