Plantain is classified as a fruit when ripe, but when green it is considered a vegetable because of hit low sugar content. When green or ripe it can be boiled, baked or salted and fried. When green it can also be sliced into thin pieces, deep fried and eaten as a snack or grated and cooked as porridge.
Banana is a fruit that can be eaten when ripe or green. When green, it can be boiled, baked, sliced into thin pieces and eaten as a snack or grated and cooked as porridge.When ripe, it is commonly eaten at breakfast or used in desserts such as cakes and ice cream.