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Pineapple Jollof Rice Recipe

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For the Pineapple Jollof Rice :

Pineapple Jollof Rice

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup of parboiled rice
  • 1/2 cup of chopped pineapples
  • 1.5 cups of blended tomatoes, bell pepper and scotch bonnet pepper mix
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon of curry
  • 1/4 teaspoon of thyme
  • Seasoning cubes
  • 1/2 cup of chopped vegetables (optional)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
  • 1.5 cooking spoons of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup of stock juice

Method :

  1. Heat up your oil, stir fry your pineapples and chopped vegetables for 30 seconds and take out of the oil.
  2. In the same oil, toss in your chopped onions, garlic and ginger and fry about a minute or two on medium heat.
  3. Stir in your tomato paste and fry for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
  4. Pour in your blended tomato, pepper mix and stir.
  5. Season with seasoning cubes, curry, thyme and any other seasoning of your choice.
  6. Stir in your rice and reduce the heat to the lowest and allow to steam. Pour in your stock juice so it would cook the rice for the next 20-25 minutes on low heat. Constantly check to make sure the rice is soft and when it is, increase the heat and stir.
  7. Toss in the already sautéed pineapple and chopped vegetables and stir in.
  8. Serve with any protein of your choice.

Source: www.afrolems.com

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Basic Ghanaian Gravy

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DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat oil in frying pan and saute onions until soft, but not brown.
  2. Add tomatoes, cayenne pepper, seasoning salt and thyme (plus green pepper is using).
  3. Fry for 30 minutes until tomatoes are soft and deep red in color.

Source : www.geniuskitchen.com

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Domada (Gambian Peanut Stew)

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The national dish of Gambia. A thick, saucy stew served over rice.
: The Daring Gourmet, www.daringgourmet.com
Cuisine: African
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb beef steak or 1 lb chicken breast, cut into ½ inch chunks (or use bone-in chicken pieces and simmer them in the sauce; once cooked leave the pieces whole or remove the meat from the bones and add it back to the stew.)
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • ½ can (3 oz) tomato paste
  • ¾ cup natural, unsweetened peanut butter
  • 4 Maggi or Knorr tomato bouillon cubes
  • 3 cups water
  • Scotch bonnet chilies, diced, according to heat preference
  • 4 cups pumpkin or sweet potato, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in large Dutch oven. Saute the onions until golden. Add the beef and garlic and continue to sauté until the beef is no longer pink. Add the tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes. Add the tomato paste, chilies, peanut butter and stir to combine. Add the water and bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add squash, cover, and continue to cook for 35-40 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Serve hot with rice. This stew tastes even better the next day.
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How to cook Nigerian Jollof Rice

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Ingredients:
 
·         Red Pepper (Tatase)
·         Onions
·         Plum Tomato
·         Fresh Tomatoes
·         Scotch Bonnet (Rodo)
·         Knorr Cubes
·         Tomato Puree
·         Bay Leaves
·         Jollof Rice Seasoning
·         Knorr Aromat Seasoning
·         Vegetable Oil
·         Salt
·         All Purpose Seasoning
·         Mixed Herbs
·         Easy Cook Long Grain Rice
Cooking Instructions:
 
·         Heat the Vegetable oil in a pot for 5-6 minutes, you need this piping hot.
·         Blend the plum tomatoes, onion, scotch bonnet, red pepper together and add it to the piping hot vegetable oil.
·         Season the mixture in the pot with Knorr cubes, Jollof rice seasoning, all purpose seasoning, mixed herbs, Aromat seasoning and salt, then stir in.
·         Leave to fry for 15 minutes.
·         After 15 minutes, add the washed rice, then the tomato puree and mix together.
·         Add the bay leaves for aroma; this gives the meal a unique taste too.
·         Add a small quantity of water, you don’t need a lot as the rice needs to steam cook.
·         Leave to steam cook on low-medium heat for 20-30 minutes.
·         Add fresh tomatoes and onions to garnish and leave to cook for another 5 minutes. Great job!

Source : www.nigerianfoodchannel.com

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