Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Jollof Love And Promises. Nigerian Dish.




Ingredients (Jollof) -

1lbs Parboil rice (Half or slightly boiled in salted water and set aside)
1 & 1/2 cup Tomato sauce
1tbs Tomato Paste
1tbs Diced Onions
1-2 Sliced fresh Tomato
1/2tbs Chopped Garlic
1/4 cup Celery
Salt to taste
1/2 Black pepper
1/2tbs Italian seasoning
8tbs Olive Oil
2tbs Butter
Stock (Chicken, vegetable or Beef) or water


Heat up 4tbs olive oil in a skillet

Add diced onions, chopped garlic, sliced fresh tomato, celery and let
cook for 1-2 min' at medium heat.

Add butter,tomato sauce,black pepper,salt and Italian seasoning

Add stock or water

Let cook for at low heat for 5-8 min'

Transfer and combine sauce and rice in a 4 quart or bigger pot

Adjust seasoning and let bake in the oven @ 350-380 dgrs for 20 min'
or till done



Ingredients (Moin Moin) -

1lbs Beans (Local Nigerian Beans or Black Eye) skinned, grounded along
with red bell pepper and onions.
1/4 cup chopped onions
1 Red bell pepper
Salt to taste
Black pepper
1/2 tbs Italian seasoning
1/4 melted butter or olive oil


Combine mixture in a baking dish, adjust seasoning and steam bake in a
380 dgrs oven till done (Quick test by sticking a fork in the middle
and make sure noting stick to the fork)



Ingredients (Stewed Beef) -

2lbs beef (Seasoned, boiled and lightly fried)
1 & 1/2 cup Tomato sauce
1tbs Tomato Paste
1tbs Diced Onions
1-2 Sliced fresh Tomato
1/2tbs Chopped Garlic
Salt to taste
1/2 Black pepper
1/2tbs Italian seasoning
8tbs Olive Oil


Method -

Combine ingredients including beef in a skillet or pot and simmer for
20-30 min' to sauce thickens.

Adjust seasoning as needed.



Fried diced plantain -
Cut or dice platain
Season with salt and fry vegetable oil at 375 dgrs till golden brown.

Plate as desired and enjoy with any cold refreshing beverage or a
glass of Malbec, Syrah or any white wine of your choice.



Happy eats ..

3 comments:

Pretty makes the day go faster said...

this looks soo good. Is that moi moi? Could you please post a recipe for that?

Sylksiren said...

Seriously that looks yummy .. and I would a recipe as well .. thanks.♥✍☺

cutiekleen said...

I third a recipe request too, alhaji