Yummy Nigerian Jollof Rice with Beans.

Hi every one I’m here again with easy made sumptuous and delicious jollof rice and beans recipe. This meal is one of Nigerian classics meal, but families don’t prepare it always.

Should incase you don’t like beans porridge, then you need to try rice and beans recipe. It can be white rice and plain boiled beans.

Sometimes, enjoying delicious rice with beans cooked by someone or a restaurant seems to be more delicious more than the home made.

Yea I’m not against that.

But never think that cooking rice and beans is a huge task. No! (any body can cook) You can be a supper rice and beans chef and as well rice and beans lover just by following this recipe.

Seriously, I don’t really like Rice and Beans because eventually all the time I have eaten it beans tends to taste differently from rice and some times very strong while the rice will be softer, check it out.

But I came to realised that it was more than what I feel about it. knowing how to cook rice and beans has bean a great gain to me, to friends and family.

You too can prepare Rice and Beans easily now by following my step by step procedures. Looking at the write up below, you can be sure that you are at the right place to learn how to prepare rice and beans from your home.

Rice and Beans is like an everyday meal to some of the American south and Caribbean communities. This meal is rich in protein, high in fiber which helps in regulating blood sugar and as well prevent cancer. They also contains vitamins and minerals.


  • 3 Cups of rice.
  • 1 cup of black eyed Beans.
  • 3 satchet of tomato paste.
  • Stock and dried fish
  • You can use goatmeat if you have it (optional).
  • 1bulbs of white onion and 1 bulb of red onion.
  • 2 hand full of ground crayfish.
  • Fresh tomatoes and pepper.
  • Vegetable oil.
  • Curry powder, thyme, garlic and green pepper.
  • Seasoning cubes and salt


Beans: parboil the beans, wash then cook till tender. Add salt and one cube of seasoning cubes then cook for about 12 minutes. Bring it down and set it aside.

Stockfish and Dried fish : Wash and debone the dried fish, season them properly then, cook till done.

Onion: Peel the onion, wash it then chop into tiny cubes in a bowl, cover it then, set aside.

Fresh tomatoes and Pepper: Wash them blend the tomatoes and the peppers together then cover and keep.

Garlic, white onion and green pepper: peel garlic, white onion, wash all of them together with green pepper. Grind them and set aside.

Cooking Directions

  1. Wash the rice properly for at least 3-4 times. Parboil the rice, seive the water out then rinse the rice 3-4 good times again, then set aside.
  2. Rinse your cooking pot with water, set it on the cooking gas then, allow the water to dry up. Add your cooking vegetable oil heat on a medium heat. Add half of the chopped onion, then fry till lightly golden brown.
  • Add the ground garlic, white onion, green pepper, keep stirring till fragrant.
  • Add the tomatoe paste, then fry till satisfaction.
  • pour in the ground fresh tomatoes and pepper, stir for about 7 minutes.
  • Add thyme, curry powder and stir for another 3mins.
  • pour in your cooked stockfish and dried fish, the ground crayfish add water.
  • Add seasoning cubes and salt to taste. Cover the pot and allow to boil.
  1. pour in rice, cover and cook till partially done.
  2. Add the cooked beans, stir, taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  3. Use low heat and complete the cooking. Come back again and check the food, stir and bring it down if done.
  4. Serve with fried plantain, chilled malt or exotic drink and thank us later.

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