Matoke also spelled Matooke refers to the plantain or plantain banana in Uganda, where Plantains are a staple crop. In Uganda, plantain bananas are usually wrapped in plantain leaves and steamed until tender. This dish can be made with or without the meat. Matoke is likewise a green banana which is usually steamed in its own leaves and mashed In Kenya, Tanzania, and Zanzibar, Matoke usually refers to plantains cooked with meat. Uganda is one of the countries in Africa which shares borders with Sudan to the north, Kenya to the east, Lake Victoria to the southeast, Tanzania and Rwanda to the south and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the west.