How to cook a nigerian jellof rice.
The popular nigerian jellof rice when well prepared got that irresistible smell and taste.
So in this post am going to show you how to cook a nigerian jellof rice.
This is my own way of preparing the nigerian jellof rice which taste absolutely delicious,so relax and enjoy the post.
Items and ingredients to cook the jellof rice.
3/4 cups of Rice.
2 cup of fresh tomatoes + 1 tin tomatoes
2 sliced onions
2 teaspoon of crayfish
1 cup of vegetables oil.
A teaspoon a grounded pepper.
A teaspoon of Mivina (spicy), curry and thyme.
3 stock cubes.
Fish, meat, chicken(which ever you prefer)
Directions to cook the nigerian jellof rice
First boil the 4 cups of rice and put it in a strainer.
If you would use meat,fish or chicken to cook it first by putting which ever you want to use in a pot add about 4 cups of water to the pot, add a little salt and pepper to it and put it on the cooker to boil for about 20-25 minutes and then put the pot aside.
Now to prepare the stew for the nigerian jellof rice.
Get another pot, put it on the cooker.
Add 1 cup of vegetable oil and let it heat for about 30 seconds and then add the 2 teaspoon of crayfish and 2 sliced onions into the hot oil to give it nice aroma and stir it for about 30 second then add the 2 cup of fresh tomatoes and a tin of tomatoes to the pot and a teaspoon of pepper and stir for 5 minutes.
Add the spicies, if you have mivina, add a sachet of it to the pot and stir but if you don’t add a teaspoon of curry and thyme to the pot and the 3 stock cubes and stir for about 2-3 minutes.
Then pour the water from the meat, fish or chicken which ever you used into the pot and stir, then cover the pot to cook for 5 minutes then open the cover and pour the boiled rice into the pot and stir, then add a little water into the pot to cover the rice a bit and add a teaspoon of salt to the pot and taste, if not ok yet add a little more till it gets balanced,stir and cover the pot.
Keep checking on the rice, so It doesn’t get burnt. it should be done in 30 minutes time.
So there you have my friend,a delicious cooked nigerian jellof rice.
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