"Bananas are cooked"

Translation:Ndizi zinapikwa

March 17, 2017



I was told that Ndizi are only the sweet bananas (which are mostly not cooked) and the green vegetable bananas are called "matoke". Is that a local thing (Kenya)?

March 17, 2017


The popular dish is called 'ndizi nyama' in Tanzania so it implies that ndizi could be used for green cooking bananas (plantain?) as well but i'm just a novice...

April 25, 2017


Matoke are also the green bananas for cooking in Uganda and there are vast plantations of these through which the train would pass on the way to Kampala. Ndizi are the yellow bananas.

October 23, 2017
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