Bean Porridge Nigerian Style


Peeled Beans Porridge is one method to continue serving beans to your family even if you’re not a fan of the traditional version. Kids adore it, and it’s healthy for them. Peeled Beans Porridge is a great option if you’re wanting breadfruit but can’t find it where you live. It tastes a lot like breadfruit porridge. All you have to do to complete the recipe is to add dried fish. Furthermore, because the bean coat is eliminated, this meal won’t make you feel bloated.

Bean Porridge ingredients (for baby)

  • Two cups, weighing around 500g. brown or black-eyed beans
  • Two cooking spoons of red palm oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon of ground crayfish
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • big stock cube
  • 100g chicken breast

Bean Porridge Ingredients (Ukwa version)

Please use the following ingredients if you want your Peeled Beans Porridge to taste like Breadfruit Porridge (Ukwa):

  • Two cigar glasses, weighing around 500g. brown or black-eyed beans
  • Two spoons of red palm oil for cooking
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon of ground crayfish
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • One large stock cube of dry fish

Notes on the components:

  1. Please remember not to use salt while making this dish for a baby who is younger than a year old.
    Please omit the pepper if you are uncomfortable providing it to your baby’s diet.
  2. Prior to preparing Peeled Beans Porridge,
  3. Take off the coat of beans.
  4. Grind the crayfish and pepper, and chop the onions.
  5. Dice the chicken breast into tiny fragments.
  6. If preparing the version that tastes like breadfruit, soak the dried fish and cut it into little pieces.

Directions for Cooking

  1. Place the peeled beans in a saucepan, cover the beans with water to the same level, and bring to a boil. Add the dried fish now if you plan to use it.
  2. Simmer until soft, adding additional water as needed along the way. To avoid having too much water in the porridge after the beans are done, always maintain the water level at the same level as the beans.
  3. Once the beans are tender, thoroughly whisk in the crayfish, onions, pepper, and spice.
  4. Cook with palm oil until it turns a rich yellow color.
  5. It’s ready to serve after giving it a good stir and adding salt to taste. Remember that the porridge grows thicker as it cools down, even if it may seem runny right now.
  6. If you made it for your infant, put the individual servings on a flat dish, cover with plastic wrap, and freeze.

After freezing, take out the parts that have formed, store them in a container or ziploc bag, and then return them to the freezer. All you have to do to feed your baby is take out a bit and reheat it in the microwave.

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