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Awojoh Beans

A traditional dish served for 40 days ceremony.

Awojoh Beans
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Awojoh” - loosely translated, community feast to celebrate the life of the deceased
Servings Prep Time
4 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Awojoh Beans
Print Recipe
Awojoh” - loosely translated, community feast to celebrate the life of the deceased
Servings Prep Time
4 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Wash and stone beans between two calabashes.
  2. Put enough water in a pot to boil, add beans and let water just cover the beans.
  3. Boil beans for one hour till soft and water is almost absorbed; add salt to taste.
  4. Grind onions and pepper.
  5. Heat palmoil till smoking hot and fry onions, pepper and some fresh tomatoes and tomato puree. Cook till done. Sprinkle two TBS water and add the boiled beans
  6. Simmer for 15 minutes. Stir till well blended.
  7. Serve with fried plantains, fried potatoes, beans akara and oleleh (optional)
Recipe Notes

Source: West African Cooking : What's Cooking Today by Muriel Emekunle Davies

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