| Pepper, Stew, Soup|
| Volta Region|
| Corn dough, cassava dough, salt and water|
Kenkey, Fufu, Waakye, Shito, Palm nut soup
Banku is a Ghanaian dish which is cooked by a proportionate mixture of fermented corn and cassava dough in hot water into a smooth, whitish consistent paste. Served with soup, stew or a pepper sauce with fish. It is mostly preferred by the people of the Southern Regions of Ghana; the Ewe tribe of the Volta Region, the Fante and the Ga tribe but also eaten across the other regions in Ghana. Banku is found throughout Ghana, and is one of the staple foods enjoyed by all tribes in the country.
Mix corn dough in water and knead.
Add cassava dough and finely mix.
Sieve the mixture to remove chaff.
Put on fire and gently stir mixture.
Stir harder when it thickens to avoid lumps.
Mould into a ball when achieved a fine paste like substance.