Cookbook:Egbo and Ewa (Cornmeal Pudding and Beans)
|Egbo and Ewa (Cornmeal Pudding and Beans)
Egbo and ewa is a dish common among the Yoruba people of Nigeria, consisting of a cornmeal porridge with beans and a special sauce. It is a delicacy said to contain all the nutritional parts of a single meal. It can be eaten any time of the day.
Egbo (cornmeal porridge) edit
- Bring a pot of water to a boil.
- Add the corn. Cook over low heat, stirring, for 4–6 hours. Do not let stick to the pan or burn.
- Pick over the beans to remove any debris. Wash well.
- Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add the beans, and simmer for about 2 hours.
- Blend all the peppers and onions together in a blender to make a chunky paste.
- Heat the palm oil in a clean, dry pot.
- Add the pepper paste. Cook over low heat for a few minutes.
- Add salt to taste, seasoning cube, and the cleaned fish.
- Cook for about 15 minutes, then simmer for another 10 minutes.
- Serve the sauce with the finished egbo and beans.