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Ghanaian Wache (Waakye) cuisine food.jpg
Place of origin Ghana[1]
Serving temperature mostly hot
Cookbook:Waakye  Waakye

Waakye is a Ghanaian dish of cooked rice and beans. It may be prepared in the home, but is mainly sold by roadside vendors. It is prepared by boiling the beans and rice together.[2] It is a popular dish in Ghana[3]

Waakye is mostly eaten for breakfast or lunch. It may be eaten with Kelewele, fried fish, wele, fried plantain, boiled eggs, fried chicken. It originated from the northern parts of Ghana.

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  1. ^ "Waakye: A popular dish from Ghana made with rice and beans". irri.org. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "A typical African Dish: Waakye". afroeuro.org. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Ghana Mobile: Waakye, Apps & Improving Africa". idgconnect.net. Retrieved 30 August 2013.