plantain fufu, wrapped in cling film in mini wooden bowls

Fresh green Plantains swallow/ Plantain fufu

Green Plantain swallow/fufu a.k.a Amala ogede is a nice and popular lower carb alternative to eba swallow
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Nigerian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 218kcal
Author Chichi Uguru


  • 2 fingers unripe plantains peeled and cut up into cubes
  • 3/4 cup warm water


  • Put plantain cubes in the jar of the blender.
  • Pour in the water and blend till smooth.
  • Transfer to a non stick pot or pan and Start stirring with a wooden spoon on medium low heat.
  • Stir continuously until it comes together ( this takes about 5 mins)
  • Serve immediately with any soup of choice. Or You wrap in a cling film like I did in the picture  and serve a minute later after a beautiful ball of plantain swallow is formed (aesthetics)
    Fresh Green Plantain Swallow