Cookbook:Nigerian Jollof Rice

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes

Nigerian Jollof Rice.jpg

Nigerian jollof rice is a dish of rice cooked with a spicy tomato sauce, which gives the rice a red-orange color. With several layers of spices, vegetables, and flavors, Nigerian Jollof Rice is both sweet and hot.


  • Fresh Tomatoes
  • Fresh Pepper
  • Onions
  • Tomato paste
  • Ground-nut Oil
  • Curry
  • Thyme
  • Salt
  • Bay leaf
  • Meat/Chicken
  • Rice

Optional SeasoningEdit

  • Cinnamon
  • Cray-fish
  • Ginger and garlic
  • Carrot
  • Green pea
  • Sausages
  • Sweetcorn


Blend the fresh tomatoes, pepper and onions. After blending the tomato mix, stem the mix then add oil to fry. Cook your choice of meat and season to your taste. You can add you meat stock to the tomato mix, or make use of just plain water. Allow to boil and add your rice. The quantity of water added should be enough to cook the rice until ready.