Friday, January 25, 2013

Farmhouse Unripe Plantain with Brown Beans And Fish

How to cook beans and plantain porridge

 A serving of farmhouse unripe plantain
Ingredients for My farmhouse (Beans and plantain porridge):
  • 1 small bunch Unripe plantain
  • 1 cup beans
  • 3 medium sized Smoked fish
  • 1/2 cup palm oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 knorr seasoning cubes
  • salt to taste
  • water to cover the beans for a start.
 cooked healthy farmhouse plantain 
Cooking Steps for Farmhouse (Beans and plantain porridge):
  1. The picked and washed beans is put in a pot of water with enough onion and palm oil added, then placed on a cooker
  2. When it boils, add pepper, then, cover and when beans begins to boil , leave to boil for about 30 more minutes or till beans begins to soften before adding other ingredients.
  3. Check to see that beans has started to soften before adding  the chopped plantain, washed smoked fish, salt and seasoning to taste, stir very well, cover and allow to cook while you check and stir occasionally until the plantain and beans are very soft and thickened. Do frequent stirring of the contents to ensure that it doesn't remain watery.
  4. When it gets soft and thickened to the consistency you like, check for salt,turn off the heat and serve.
beans and Yam porridge, beans and Irish potatoes porridge can be cooked this way too.
 washed beans added to a pot of water

 Adding palm oil and onion 

 unripe plantain for farmhouse

 washed and peeled unripe plantain

 chopped unripe plantain for farmhouse porridge

 added chopped plantain with fish, seasoning, salt to the pot

 cooking farmhouse. Continue to check and stir until both beans and plantain get soft and thickened (Beans and plantain porridge)

 Nutritious and delicious beans and unripe plantain recipe 

 well cooked, yummy, soft plantain, with very soft beans
The taste is irresistible
How do you cook your beans and plantain porridge (farmhouse)?
what else do you add to yours? 
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  1. Beans and any kind of plantain is my fav meal!
    Can't get enuff!
    Billie jean

    1. Billie jean,u re nice on this blog bt u re so mean on oda blogs.lol,anyway guess ders nothingbout here.I love beans too bt I get a terrible hrt burn anytym I take it,esp in moimoi n akara.

    2. That happens to Hubby too sometimes. What I do is place a bottle of gestid on the table for him every time I serve beans, and that helps. LOL!

    3. I can't b MEAN 2 FOOD!!
      No mata how much I try...
      Billie jean

  2. I don't like beans,but with plantain I always ask for more. Nice one dear.

    ~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA3310

  3. I used to eat this when I was little. Loved it then, I forgot it existed till now. Will definitely be trying this out this weekend. x


  4. chubby ELLAJanuary 26, 2013

    4 u nt 2 hv heart burn afta eatin beans,u boil d beans 1st 4 3mins,sieve out d water,boil again 4 anoda 3mins,sieve again n den u can start d cooking proper.

    1. AnonymousJune 15, 2013

      U can also soak for abt 10mins, wash properly, boil it once for 3mins. Then continue ur cooking.

  5. What about onions n crayfish?

    1. It's Ok to add them if you want. I wanted a break from crayfish, because it is right there in ALL my soups.

  6. Awwwwwwwww!beans my faV meal.