How Versatile Is the Plantain? This Shop Counts the Ways.

In Ghana, spicy fried plantains are known as kelewele. And that’s the title that Rachel Laryea, whose household is from Ghana, has given her new meals counter in the Dekalb Market Hall. Plantains inform every part from décor to dessert. In addition to spreading the phrase about the spicy bites, Ms. Laryea created a vegan menu that features a fried plantain boat topped with Ghanaian bean stew, candy plantain taco shells with greens, and a veggie burger made with candy plantains and black beans enclosed in a inexperienced plantain “bun.” Sweet plantains are the foundation for brownies, chocolate chip cookies and tender serve. The sweets, together with a plantain darkish chocolate brownie combine, can be found to ship nationwide.

Kelewele, Dekalb Market Hall, 445 Albee Square (Flatbush Avenue), Downtown Brooklyn, 929-322-3480, kelewelenyc.com.

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