A plantain is a fruit similar to the banana, but it is traditionally consumed cooked rather than raw.
Plantains are grown in the southern part of Nigeria. It comes in a variety of colours,
including green, yellow and black. It can be prepared for any kinds of meal, can be boiled, fried
or baked among other cooking methods. It can be grounded into flour for baking and making swallow. Plantain swallow is rich in Iron and other vitamins.
Boil water in a pot, put a small amount aside,
Using a wooden spoon, stir flour into the water, break up lumps until a smooth consistency is obtained.
Add hot water if necessary.
Cover the pot and cook slowly for 3 minutes
Serve hot with soup or stew.