Serves – 3-4 people
2 cups of red beans
1 large white onion (thinly sliced)
1 cup of Mamador Virgin Palm Oil
1 seasoning cube
1/4 cup of grounded Crayfish
1 medium sized Dried fish
1 large bell pepper (tatashe)
4 habanero peppers (Ata Rodo)
1 medium onion
Salt to taste
Step 1: Add 5 cups of water to a pot, set on low heat. Wash and add the beans. Leave on low heat for 1hr or until the beans is very soft. Add salt to taste.Tip: Cook beans in a pressure cooker to speed up this process.
Step 2: In a blender, combine the bell pepper (tatashe) and habanero (atarodo) pepper and the medium onion.
Step 3: Set a medium sized pot on low heat, add Mamador Virgin palm oil.
Step 4: Bleach the oil for 5-10 mins.
Step 5: On very low heat, add the chopped onion and stir at intervals. This takes about 20 mins.
Step 6: Add the blended pepper to another pot and boil for 15 mins (this is to cook down the pepper and remove excess water).
Step 7: Add the parboiled pepper to the fried onion, cook for about 15 mins.
Step 8: Add in the grounded crayfish, shredded dried fish, salt and seasoning cube.
Step 9: Taste for seasoning and cook on medium heat for another 10 mins.
Step 10: Serve with Bread, Garri, Plantain etc.