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    Posted January 16, 2014 by
    obaroakpo
    Location
    Benin city, Edo state., Nigeria
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    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    African culture: street food

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    Bole

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     obaroakpo says that roasted plantain, called 'bole' in the local dialect, is a Nigerian street food speciality. It can be eaten either ripe or unripe and it seems the best way to enjoy 'bole' is to eat it with some peanuts.
    - marcelacnn, CNN iReport producer

    Plantian is very rich in iron and can be prepared in different ways, one of which is roasting. Roasted plantain is called bole in the local parlance, this snack can either be ripe or unripe.You enjoy it more when esten with peanuts and can mostly be found along the roads.Enjoy.
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