Beans and Yam Porridge

Hi guys! It has been a while since my last post but I finally got some free time to write this post.

Today, I will be writing about how to make beans with yam made as porridge. This meal is super easy and full of nutrients.

Ingredients

:: 4- 5 slices of yam

:: 3-4 cups of beans

:: Dry pepper or fresh pepper (1 red bell pepper or 2-3 rodo pepper)

:: Salt

:: 1 tablespoon of crayfish

:: Maggi

:: 1/2 – 1 Spoon of palm oil

:: Onions

Steps

– Measure out the beans and pick it clean of any dirt or dried out beans

– Wash the beans once and pour into a clean pot

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– Add water to about 2 inches above the beans, sliced onions and allow to boil till the beans is partially soft. (Note, beans takes a while to soften so you may need to add more water if the initial water dries)

– While the beans is cooking, peel the yam, rinse and cut into chunks

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– If you are using fresh pepper, blend them and keep it aside.

– Once the beans is half soft, add the sliced yams and allow to cook for about 7-10 mins.

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20130418-130921.jpg– Add the pepper, salt to taste, maggi, crayfish and palm oil.

– Allow to cook till the yam is soft and any excess water is dried

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– Meal is ready to serve! 🙂

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