Iresi Eyin- Yoruba Style Local Jollof Recipe

Iresi Eyin- Yoruba Style Local Jollof

Prep time:  10 mins

Cook time:  35 mins

Total time:  45 mins

Serves: 5

This is a recipe my grandmother used to make, the combination of Iru (Locust beans) and firewood smoke made this one of my favorite things to eat.
  • 1 cup palm nut cream (I used Ghana Fresh)
  • 2 cups parboiled Rice (washed)
  • 2 heaped Tablespoons Iru (Locust Beans
  • Handful Ede (Dried Crayfish)
  • 2 Large Dried Catfish (Cleaned)
  • 1 teaspoon dried pepper powder
  • Handful Chopped Onion
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1 cube Maggi Crayfish (Optional)
  • Jollof rice ingredients
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large pot with 3 cups of water, place on high heat. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, simmer until rice is cooked (About 35 minutes)
jollof rice

jollof rice in the making

  • Serve with fried plantain and enjoy.
  • Source: 9jafoodie

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