Cookbook:Gizdodo (Nigerian Gizzard and Plantains)

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Gizdodo (Nigerian Gizzard and Plantains)
CategoryNigerian recipes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cuisine of Nigeria

Gizdodo is a popular Nigerian dish consisting of gizzard and plantains (dodo). It is commonly served at parties alongside small chops. It can be eaten with various kinds of cooked rice.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Combine the gizzard, onion, seasoning cube, curry, and thyme in a pot. Cook over medium heat.
  2. Blend the bell peppers, scotch bonnet pepper, tomatoes, onions, and ginger to a coarse paste.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan. Add diced onion and garlic, and fry until softened. Stir in blended pepper mixture, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, and fry the plantain. Remove.
  5. Fry the gizzard in the oil until dry and brown. Remove excess oil.
  6. Add the cooked onion-pepper mixture to the gizzard, and fry for a while.
  7. Gently stir in the fried plantain. Simmer for a few minutes, and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  8. Remove from heat, and serve with rice.