How to prepare Beans Porridge | Nigerian Recipe
Beans porridge is considered a delicacy in Nigeria and loved by almost every Nigerian. while different recipes exist across different Nigerian ethnic groups
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 6 People
Cost: 3000 Naira
- 5 cups of beans
- 1 cup of Sliced onions
- 4 ripe plantains
- 2 stock cubes
- 200 ml of palm oil
- 500 ml Ground red tomatoes
- Ground Red Pepper to taste
- Salt to taste
Pick the beans, precook for 3 minutes. Wash and set aside in a bowl.
Fry the ground tomato/pepper in a frying pan: Set a frying pan on the heat, allow [our in the palm oil, allow to heat for 3 minutes then pour in the ground tomato/peppers. fry for 10-15 minutes until it dries.
Cook the beans until it becomes soft: Just boil 6 cups of water in a pot, add the beans, spray the onions on top and cook for 40-50 minutes until it becomes soft.
Once the beans is soft, add the ground crayfish, 2 stock cubes, fried tomatoes/peppers.
Add salt to taste.
Cover and cook for another ten minutes and you are done with preparing beans porridge.
Stir and serve.
You can serve hot or give it a few minutes to cool and thicken.