Category: Rice Dishes

Tuwo Shinkafa made with a food processor

One more reason to own a food processor #newnigeriancookery For the last five days or there about, I have craved tuwo Shinkafa. I got to make it this afternoon, and instead of sweating it out in front of the heat, trying to mash the rice in the pot I poured it in the food processor. … Continue reading Tuwo Shinkafa made with a food processor

Yellow Rice

Yellow Rice

First time I had this rice was years ago at an aunt's (not biological but I call her aunt anyway) house. Her chef made it with smoked chicken, it was unforgettable. I quickly asked the chef for the ingredients but the only thing I remember thereafter was tumeric and ginger. I forgot all about that … Continue reading Yellow Rice

Ofada Rice Stir Fry with Roasted Chicken

Sometime ago in #fitfam land some people where tormenting me with awesome pictures Bulgar Stir fry.  And as I don't have access to Bulgar I made up my mind I'd do it with Rice. And because I'm weight watching if I have to eat rice , it has to be Ofada Rice for me. This … Continue reading Ofada Rice Stir Fry with Roasted Chicken

Ofada Concoction Rice

Ofada Concoction Rice

I made this meal on one of those days when I craved for Concoction rice -that life saving meal back in Uni days- it tasted so good. Recipe 2 cups Ofada Rice2Red and 5Green scotch bonnet (Ata rodo)roughly blended*4 Green chill pepper (optional) roughly blended1/2 cup Chopped onions1 small Smoked Catfish (shredded)2tbsp Powdered Crayfish1 heaped … Continue reading Ofada Concoction Rice

Ofada Rice with Ayamase Sauce

Ofada Rice with Ayamase Sauce

Ofada Rice is the name loosely used for locally cultivated unpolished rice. In some part of Nigeria it is called Abakaliki rice. Growing up we called it "Oh-my-God" rice, because it was notorious for having tiny pebbles in it that looked like rice, they were so easy to miss even if you picked the rice, … Continue reading Ofada Rice with Ayamase Sauce