Nigerian stewed beans

Nigerian Stewed Beans – Ewa Riro

Nigerian Stewed Beans is a Nigerian Beans recipe made with Honey or Black Eyed Beans. Stewed Beans is quite similar to the popular Beans Pottage, the main difference being the addition of ground fresh pepper. I personally prefer Stewed Beans … Continue Reading—->

Tuwo Shinkafa and Miyan Wake

Tuwo Shinkafa and Miyan Wake are popular Northern Nigerian delicacies. Tuwo Shinkafa or Rice tuwo as it’s also known is a “Swallow” made from mashed cooked Rice or Rice Flour while Miyan Wake is simply Beans soup, similar to the … Continue Reading—->


Ekuru And Ata Dindin (Fried Stew)

Ekuru, also known as Ofuloju/white Moinmoin is a popular traditional Beans recipe, it is common among the people of Kwara and Ondo state of Nigeria. Ekuru is made from steamed blended dehulled beans, it is a tad bit similar to … Continue Reading—->

Oven Baked Moimoi

Oven Baked Moimoi

Oven Baked Moimoi is simply Moimoi baked in an oven as opposed to hob steaming. Moimoi is also known as Steamed Bean Pudding. Moimoi is made with either brown beans, black eyed beans or lentils. Moimoi can be steamed in … Continue Reading—->

Moimoi – Steamed Bean Pudding

Moimoi or Moinmoin, also known as Steamed Bean Pudding is a Nigerian Beans Delicacy. Moimoi is made with either Brown Beans, Black Eyed Beans or Lentils. Moimoi can be Hob or Oven steamed, though the hob steamed method is much … Continue Reading—->


Akara – Bean Fritters

Akara is a Nigerian street food made from deep fried bean batter.  Akara is  also known as Bean Cake or Bean Fritters, it is  also known as Acarajé by Brazilians  although the Brazilian recipe calls for the addition of shrimps … Continue Reading—->

Gbegiri soup

Gbegiri Soup Recipe

Gbegiri soup is a very popular Nigerian beans soup. It’s made with black eyed or brown beans. Gbegiri soup has got to be one of the easiest, no fuss soups to make, if you’ve never attempted it, you’ll be shocked … Continue Reading—->

Ewa Agoyin

Ewa Agoyin And Agoyin Sauce Recipe

Ewa Agoyin….Nostalgia mode activated. Growing up, the combination of Ewa Agoyin and the Ewa Agoyin sauce served with it had to be the best thing that ever happened to my beans diet. I never cared for beans in the slightest … Continue Reading—->

Adalu...Beans and Corn Pottage

Adalu (Beans And Corn Pottage)

Beans and Corn Pottage also known as Adalu is a popular Nigerian dish. It’s a delicious fusion of stewed Beans and Sweetcorn. The popular method of preparing Adalu is simply adding Palm oil into cooked Beans and Corn but I … Continue Reading—->

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