If you are starting out eating gari try it this way and add whatever nuts fruits or fish you fancy. I m currently helping to provide directions for the national union of ghana students under the leadership of isaac jay hyde in rolling out an emergency project called the national student food.
Gari foto is a traditional ghanaian dish made with gari cassava mash tomatoes onions carrots green peppers oil margarine and seasonings.
Gari dishes in ghana. When the dish is made with ingredients such as these with the addition of vegetables it s usually served as a main dish but if the vegetables are ommitted it s served as an accompaniment to stews rice or beans. Deals in gari shito beans yam cocoyam dried fish fufu powder all these african food are supllied in the middle east and asia uae kuwait qatar etc ghana contact supplier. Yoo ke garri is gari with beans.
The most typical ones include fried plantains the spaghetti like talia a black pepper sauce called shito boiled eggs avocados a tomato based soup which contains meat and gari foto a mashed sauce made with finely grated cassava. Foto gari is made by making a stew and pouring moistened gari into it. Perhaps one of the top three street foods in ghana red red combined with gari and fried plantain both as sides on a sunny and hot afternoon is as ghanaian as american pie is american.
In ghana foto gari and yoo ke garri are popular ways of eating gari. Garri is also a soup thickener. It is usually common in the southern parts of ghana popularly called bober borbor 1 or yo ke gari and even red red.
Gari buyers in ghana. 25 g 1 oz margarine or palm oil 1 medium sized onion chopped 2 fresh tomatoes peeled and chopped 175 g 6 oz carrots chopped 175 g 6 oz mushrooms chopped 175 g 6 oz green peppers chopped. Gari is a fine to coarse granular flour of varying texture made from cassava tubers also called cassava roots which are cleaned after harvesting grated water and starch squeezed out of it left to ferment and then fried either in palm oil or without palm oil and serves as a major staple food in west africa.
Red red is easy to make at home but for that authentic ghanaian taste it s best to leave it to the expert red red vendors dotted all around cities across ghana. Gari and beans is a type of dish made of staple foods in ghana. Ghana gari buyers directory provides list of ghana gari importers buyers and purchasers who wanted to import gari in ghana.