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How to make beans and herrings Jollof

This recipe beats all Jollof on the dinner table.

Herrings and beans Jollof

Herrings and beans Jollof

Let's forget all the meats and try these herrings, you will love the dish.'


½ cup 120ml oil

4 tablespoons tomato paste

3 medium-sized tomatoes chopped

1 ½ large onions

¼ cup turkey berries aka (Nsama ntroba or nkwan susua)

Pepper as required

8 large herrings

2 dashes nutmeg

1 heaped teaspoon grounded dried fish or dried keta schoolboys

1 heaped teaspoon grounded dried shrimp

1cup brownish dirty beans (Dagarti beans)

3 cups of rice of choice

2-2 1/2 cup 360ml water or as required

Salt as required


Boil beans till delicate, add salt, channel water and put away. Whiles beans is bubbling, mix onions, pepper, turkey berries together. Eliminate the skin of herrings, eliminate bones on the off chance that you can, wash and break into wanted sizes, put away. Cleave tomatoes put away. 

To make the stew: 

Put oil in a pan, add tomato glue, pan sear for around two minutes, add mixed onions, pepper and turkey berries. Add slashed tomatoes and pan fried food. Cover and let stew on high warmth for around five minutes. 

Eliminate cover, add nutmeg, herrings, grounded fish, shrimp and salt mix. Allow it to stew for around at least 5 minutes. 

To make the Jollof: 

Wash rice till water is cleared. Add washed rice to the stew add water on a case by case basis, check and adapt to salt. Add the beans. 

Cover firmly and bring to bubble. Quickly it begins bubbling, eliminate the cover, utilizing a dainty wooden spoon or a long fork mix from base to top. Cover firmly and let stew on low warmth for 10-12 minutes. 

After the time has passed, eliminate the top, mix once more. Cover firmly and let stew for 10 additional minutes till it's very much cooked. 


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