Gbegiri Soup Recipe (Bean Stew)

Ingredients:

2 cups of white beans (washed and peeled)
2 teaspoon of dried chillies
1/2 medium onion
100g of dried smoked fish (shredded)
2 tablespoon palm-oil
2 Knorr cubes

Water

Method:

To peel the beans: Soak beans for 20 minutes. Rub and squeeze together with both hands to peel the skin off the beans. Continue rubbing and rinsing until all the skin is removed. You can get already peeled beans from an African store. Boil the skinned beans until really soft and mushy. Add the rest of the ingredients and more water depending on how thick you want. Simmer until that the beans has turned into a smooth paste and that the ingredients are well blended into it. Season to taste.

Nigerian Tuwo Shinkafa (Mashed Rice) Recipe

Ingredients:

2 cups of white rice (preferable Basmati rice)

Water

Method:

Wash the rice with cold water and then boil until really soft and mushy. You will need to keep adding water as it is boiling. When it’s really mushy use a thick wooden spatula to pound and mix the rice untilĀ  it all sticks together.

Serve Tuwo Shinkafa and Gbegiri with red stew and grill chicken.