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MY NIGERIAN JOLLOF MACARONI

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HOW TO COOK MY NIGERIAN JOLLOF MACARONI:
My Nigerian Jollof macaroni cooks in just 10 minutes. Everything

HOW TO MAKE PIZZA WITH NO OVEN

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If you love homemade pizza but cannot afford to make one yourself because of the absence of an oven, don't worry, with your

NIGERIAN FRIED NOODLES RECIPE 2

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To cook complete fried noodles, all the ingredients for Nigerian

HOW TO BAKE SWEET POTATO ON A STOVE

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Sweet potatoes are the most delicious tubers yet, if you disagree,

SWEET POTATO PORRIDGE NIGERIA

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Sweet potatoes are always the most affordable tubers in Nigerian markets. they can also be served as vegetables though. These tubers are cheap. I bought a 200 Naira quantity and used just half for this yummy porridge. There are so many benefits of eating sweet potato, aside from the fact that they are natural sweeteners,

MINCED MEAT AND SAUSAGE PIZZA (Homemade)

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This pizza is the most delicious you ever tasted. The combination of my home made pizza sauce, tomatoes, minced beef and sausages? Absolutely delicious. I am on a weight loss journey but still

How to Make coated groundnut known as peanut burger

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Nigerian peanut burger also known as coated groundnuts can be made with raw or roasted groundnuts. I prefer the ones made with roasted groundnut and those are actually more crunchy. The

Light shredded beef sauce

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Shredded beef sauce is one easy sauce that can be whipped within a few minutes yet tastes so good. can be cooked thick or light depending on how you want it. To thicken, just add baking flour and that's all. To give it that Chinese twist if you like Chinese, add soy sauce and oyster sauce. Here I cooked this for my Nigerian palate. Light and delicious.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 large bulb red onion1kg shredded beef1 small bunch (3) spring onion1 cup chopped cabbage1 Teaspoon ground fresh pepper1 cup diced carrots2 stock cubesSalt to taste1 cup water
COOKING DIRECTION Heat oil in a fry pan or wok till very hot. Add the onion and spring onion without the green leaves. Add salt and stock cubes.Stir briskly for about 20 seconds before adding the shredded beef. Mix well and cover to

SPRING ONION CHICKEN SAUCE

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If you love chinese chicken sauce, you'll enjoy this delicious spring onion chicken sauce.

My Basic Cupcake Recipe

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Recipe teaches how to make very rich traditional cupcakes from scratch, with ease. You do not need any experience with baking to make these deliciousness.The cupcakes are really good to taste, they do not need so much. Just six ingredients and your cupcakes are ready and delicious. My kids love them so much so that as soon as they are placed on the rack to cool, they start disappearing and before they are cool enough, the wire rack is empty. This quantity ingredients produced 24 delicious, spongy cupcakes. Ok, so, I baked these batch last night to use this morning and as early as now, there is no single cupcake left. I'll have to bake again before it's time for their picnic. If your kids are done with exams for the term and home, these are good holiday company. Christmas is around the corner, they'll love these cupcakes and with this easy recipe, they can do it with you. I added no flavours this time but you can mix with different flavours; Vanilla, banana, pineapple, almo…

How To Roast Groundnut In A Fry Pan Without Using Sand

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Here are three simple methods of making Nigerian roasted groundnut/fried groundnut. Roast groundnuts are a great snack any day, for roast groundnut lovers, one week doesn't go by without cravings for this delicious, nutritious snack. They taste really great if done the proper way and well salted. Here in Nigeria, There are two methods of roasting or frying groundnut also known as peanuts. There

Fresh Fish stew with vegetables (Caribbean Stewed fish altered for my Nigerian palate)

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This fish stew is so delicious one cannot describe it. If you love like Caribbean stewed fish, then,you'll love this in a finger licking way. I left out a few ingredients that I think my local Nigerian palate will not enjoy. Boiled my fish the Nigerian way before adding unlike the Carribean method of just stir frying fish  along with vegetables. These pieces are large and may not cook through the way we like it here. My boiling before adding is just to ensure that my fish cook well well and I have fish stock to make sauce because definitely, my Nigerian palate will enjoy this with a hot plate of boiled rice. The stew is meant to be served as a meal sha but since I'm not really watching my weight at the moment, that alone without boiled rice won't fill me up. So I got a little bit creative and came up with this delicious pot of Nigerian fresh fish stew cooked with colourful assorted vegetables, with my Naija local flavour in there. This pot of fish stew serves 7.
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How to cook Nigerian tomato stew with chicken

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Nigerian tomato stew can be really delicious when cooked with chicken, it doesn't have to be oily all the time. Sometimes I make stew with little or no oil and it turns out great. You can make this stew thick by adding very little stock or light by adding just a little stock (Water). Honestly, the live chicken that you just get slaughtered and dressed at the market is the best for Nigerian chicken stew. If you are using frozen chicken, let it be the hard chicken and not broilers (Soft). Frozen soft chicken easily gets overcooked and falls off the bones making your stew not too palatable. By now you already know my secret to the best Nigerian tomato stew. Even if you have never got it right with tomato stews, just try my recipe and see.
Cooking tomato stew with chicken is very easy and absolutely delicious.
INGREDIENTS3 thumbs size piece of ginger 1 medium sized onion for stew 1 large onion for boiling the chicken 2 cups vegetable oil seasoning cube 4 large tatashe (Red bell pepper) 1 tabl…

Simple Bread Rolls Recipe

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These ingredients below made 16 bread rolls.

Crunchy Meat Pie Recipe

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How to make and glaze Nigerian meat pie without eggs
This Crunchy Nigerian meat pie is  baked without eggs, not even for glazing. This recipe is how to make meat pies without eggs. When I shared the older meat pie recipe on Facebook, some readers asked if it's possible to make meat pie without cracks on the crust, others asked for crunchy meat pie recipe, so, here it is. These ingredients are

Recipe: How to cook coconut rice with tomatoes and vegetables

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To cook Nigerian coconut rice with tomatoes and vegetables, you need more coconut milk than you would need for plain coconut rice. Adding vegetables and tomatoes enhances the taste and nutrition. Kids love coconut rice with colour. If you are not sure you like coconut rice, try this recipe and see.This is really appetizing, absolutely delicious and easy to cook.
INGREDIENTS:3 cups rice 2 cups vegetable oil 1 large onion 4 large tomatoes 1 teaspoon fresh pepper, you can add more 4 large red bell peppers (Tatashey) 2 seasoning cubes 1 large fresh fish. I used croaker 2 sachets coconut milk powder Salt to taste 1/2 cup roughly ground crayfish Chicken stock (Optional) Water, just

How to cook Nigerian vegetable soup with tomatoes

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I get mails from blog readers asking if it's alright to cook vegetable soups with tomatoes and my reply is a "yes" This here is vegetable soup cooked with fresh tomatoes and served with roasted goat meat.


INGREDIENTS:11/2 cups palm oil 11/2 cups vegetable oil 1 medium sized onion 5 large sized tomatoes 1 teaspoon pepper, you can add more 1 medium sized bunch ugu vegetables (Fluted pumpkin) 3 large sized bunch water leaf 1 cup ground crayfish 2 seasoning cubes salt to taste No water. The soup is cooked with juices from vegetables. 2kg goat meat (Roasted)
DIRECTION:Stir fry the onion and chopped tomatoes in hot oil with pepper and one seasoning

How to cook moi moi in tea mugs

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If you are one of those who throw away tea mugs whenever an accident breaks their handles, STOP. There is good use for them in that kitchen. With the health implications of making moi moi in plastic containers and cellophane bags, Nigerians are coming up with better, healthier ways of cooking, getting same great flavour and nutrients without loading on cancer and other diseases.
This moi moi cooked in tea mugs is absolutely delicious, cooked through and tastes even better. Aside tea mugs, other ceramic containers can be used to make moi moi. Even in the microwave, we know that heating food with ceramic is way better than heating in plastic plates. We cooked moi moi with cellophane bags before, also cooked in plastic cups but in all I'll say with recent researches and 21st century discoveries, it's best to do the cooking in stainless steel cups ( not aluminium) or ceramic. 

With the presence of blenders, food processors and even graters in the Nigerian kitchen, washing and skinni…

How to cook ogbono soup without oil

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Ogbono soup cooked without oil is very delicious and nutritious too. Doesn't have that palm oil feel. For fat free Nigerian soup cooking, try this. Palm oil is added to almost all Nigerian soups, but come to think of it, this oil never enhances the taste of any food. It only adds that bright colour that can be gotten by adding some good vegetables. Try cooking some meals without palm oil and see the difference. They taste way better. Method is very easy and straight forward.
INGREDIENTS: 1 cup ground ogbono  1 cup ground crayfish 1kg beef 1 large sized dry cat fish 2 seasoning cubes Salt to taste a handful chopped ugu vegetable (Fluted pumpkin) Water to cover the meat after steaming 4 red bells pepper (Tatatshey) 1 teaspoon pepper 2 medium sized onion
BEFORE YOU COOK THIS OGBONO SOUP: First of all, wash and cut the vegetables, wash and blend together the onion and red bell pepper, boil in a pot with one seasoning cube until dry and set aside. Grind the ogbono seeds and set aside. Steam meat wit…

Nigerian coconut rice and beans

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My Nigerian coconut rice and beans is the recipe to try this weekend. So delicious I don't know how to describe it. So low cost yet so nutritious and tasty.  If you like rice, if you like beans porridge, if you like jollof rice, you'll definitely love this meal. Just finished cooking yet pot is cleared already as I type. 

INGREDIENTS FOR NIGERIAN COCONUT RICE AND BEANS:
2 Cups rice
11/2 cup beans
1 large onion
1/2 cups vegetable oil
1 small can tomato paste
1 large smoked fish
1 cup roughly ground crayfish
2 Seasoning cubes
1 teaspoon pepper or to your taste
2 cups coconut milk (1 sachet coconut milk powder)
Water enough to cover the rice 

COOKING DIRECTION

Wash and boil beans with half of the onion. When beans is soft, add salt to taste, not too much.

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