The popular delicacy is referred to as “scorched rice” in the US, but is locally known as “kanzo” by Ghanaians.
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In an Instagram post, she shared a photo of rice “kanzo”, while joking about the price she was charged for its purchase.
Nana Aba said she bought the scorched rice for a sum of $7.5, which is an estimate of GHc40.
“They’re selling kanzo at $7.58 and calling it a fancy name. Scorched rice,” she wrote on Instagram.
“Auntie, ma me jollof 3 cedis. 3ya fa scorched rice Kakra w) no. Jollof seller: fa wo gyimie fri me so k),” she joked.
The price of the “kanzo” piqued the interest of her followers, many of whom found it exorbitant.