Regional Dishes

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  • Greater Accra: The main traditional dishes eaten in this Region include kenkey with hot pepper and fried fish, banku, with fried fish and pepper or with okro or groundnut soup, “red red or yo-ko-gari- beans stew, fried plantain or tatale, Omo Tuo (rice balls) served with palm or groundnut soup. A Sunday afternoon special!, Fried yam with turkey tail (chofi) with hot spicy ground pepper, Khebabs. Meat or liver dipped in spicy powder and grilled, they are succulent. Beverages include asana or maize beer, palm wine, coconut juice and Akpeteshie.            


                  The main dishes of this Region include Akyeke with Avocado pear, fufu and light soup with mushroom or snails. Beverages are coconut juice, palmwine and Akpeteshie

  •  Central Region

                  The main dishes of the Central Region include fante dorkunu or kenkey with fish and gravy, fufu and palmnut soup, jollof rice, fante fante (palm oil stew with small fresh fish) and tatale, ampesi and oto (mashed yam). Beverages include tea/coffee or cocoa drinks and bread, Cheese and butter, palmwine,coconut juice ,Akpeteshie

                  The main dishes of this Region are Akple with okro soup, fufu with palmnut soup, Abolo with shrimps and one man thousand banku with okro stew or pepper, red-red or beans stew and fried plantain.    Beverages include Akpeteshie and palm wine.

  • Brong Ahafo Region

                  The main dishes of the Brong Ahafo Region include fufu with Nkotomire soup, plantain and cocoyam Ampesi. Beverages include Akpeteshie and Palm wine.

                  The main dishes of the Northern Region include TZ orTuo Zaafi” rice balls or Omo Tuo with groundnut or green leaves soups, beans or cowpea with sheanut oil and pepper called Tubaani Kokoor millet/corn porridge eaten with Koose; fried bean balls. Beverages include Pito, a locally brewed beer from millet, Zom koom, or toasted millet flour in water and fula mashed in water, milk, ginger and sugar.

  •  Upper-West Region

                  The main dishes of this Region are  or Tuo Zaafi. Rice balls or Omo Tuo with groundnut soup or green leaves soups, beans, and cowpea or Tubaanikoko with koose. Beverages include pito and Zom koom

  •  Upper-East Region

                  The main dishes of the Upper-East Region are TZ or Tuo Zafi rice balls or Omo Tuo with groundnut soup or green leaves soups, beans, rice and cowpea or Tubaani, koko with koose. Beverages include pito and Zom krom.

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