Month: October 2018

Asun (Spicy Goat meat)

Asun (Spicy Goat meat)

Asun has always been one of the things i wished i could make at home myself simply because I didn’t always want to make trips to the restaurant just to buy Asun at ridiculous prices and in small quantities. So it was with great joy 

Oven Baked Coconut Jollof Rice

Oven Baked Coconut Jollof Rice

I remember my assistant asking me to make her Jollof rice for lunch one day and i asked her “are you not tired of Jollof rice every time?” she responded that she wasn’t, but quite frankly i was already a bit bored with the regular 

Adalu (Beans and Corn Pottage)

Adalu (Beans and Corn Pottage)

Adalu is basically a one-pot dish of Corn and Beans cooked in a rich tomato sauce made with palm oil, usually with smoked or dried fish or any other protein of choice. It’s mostly enjoyed on its own or with Plantain, Garri or Bread.

Adalu is another great way to enjoy Beans for all the Beans lovers and this is one recipe you should try.

 

Ingredients

1 1/2 Cups Honey Beans
11/2 Cups Sweet Corn
1/2 Cup Palm Oil
1 Cup Shredded Smoked Catfish
1 Cup Pepper Mix (3 Tomatoes, 2 Paprika Peppers, 1 Med Onion, 1 Clove Garlic, 1 small Habanero Pepper
1/2 Medium Onion (Chopped)
3 Tbsp Ground Crayfish
2 Stock Cubes
1/2 Tsp Salt

 

Directions

  1. Pour washed Beans into a pressure cooker, add in enough water to cook the Beans, add some chopped onions, put the lid on the pressure cooker and allow beans cook on medium heat.
  2. To make beans sauce, melt some palm oil in a pot, when hot, add in chopped onions and allow to fry for a minute,
  3. Add in Pepper mix, fry for a few minutes.
  4. Add all seasoning into the sauce, allow to cook.
  5. Combine cooked beans into the sauce, add little water, turn up the heat.
  6. Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.
  7. Add in Smoked Catfish and allow to cook for some minutes.
  8. Add in the corn and stir until the Corn is properly mixed in the beans pottage.
  9. Cover and allow to cook for 2 minutes and your Adalu is ready.
  10. Enjoy.

 

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour

 

 

Efo Riro

Efo Riro

The other day I decided to make Efo riro and Boiled plantain to post on Instagram, then I realized I needed to put up an updated Efo riro recipe, because the one I have now is quite dated and I definitely need to let you