Sign in
Download Opera News App

Food Drinks


Cooking Recipes


Procedures On How To Prepare Nigerian Beans Stew (Photos).

Am sure most people are not familiar with this delicious dish beans stew recipe, Nigeria beans stew is a Nigerian beans recipe made with honey beans.

This dish is such a delicious one which could be enjoyed with maintaining or beans, but the truth is that so many people have no idea on the preparation of this delicious dish.

In this article, I would be sharing and educating you guys on the ingredient and procedures on how to prepare the Nigerian beans stew.

First of all, I would be listing the number of ingredients needed in the preparation of this delicious meal.


3 Cups Honey Beans

3 Cooking Spoons Palm Oil

2 Red Bell Pepper (Tatashe)

2 Tomatoes or 1/2 Can Plum Tomatoes

1/2 Cup Washed and Shredded Smoked Fish or Shawa

1 -2 Tablespoons Cayenne Pepper ( Ata gun gun)

2-3 Tablespoons Crayfish Powder

2 Onions

3 Cloves Garlic

1 Maggi Crayfish

Salt to taste.

With the ingredient listed above, you can successfully cook the Nigerian beans stew, now we would be looking at step by step procedures on how to achieve the cooking.

Do not panic because the preparation is quite very easy so keep reading as I show you how to prepare Nigerian beans stew with pictures.


1. boil the beans on high heat with 1 chopped Onion, the Garlic Cloves, and Salt to Taste. Boil till the beans become soft

2. Blend the Bell Peppers, Tomatoes, and half of an onion until smooth then set aside.

3. While the Beans are boiling, place a saucepan on low to medium heat. Add the Palm oil.

When the oil heats up, add 1/2 Chopped Onion and sauté till the onions begin to caramelize, this should take 6-7 minutes.

4. Now, add half of the Crayfish powder, continue to sauté for a further 2 minutes.

5. Then add the Shawa or Smoked fish, Sauté for 2 minutes

6. Add blended pepper

7. Now, add the Cayenne Pepper, the rest of the Crayfish, and Maggi Crayfish

8. Then, continue to fry for 10 minutes. Remember to stir now and then to prevent burning.

9. After 10 minutes, transfer the Stew into the Beans

10. Reduce the heat to low, stir, and combine. Taste for seasoning and adjust if necessary. Now, leave to simmer for 3 minutes. Your Nigerian Stewed Beans is ready

Now your beans stew is ready to be served, you can enjoy it with plantain or bread.

Am sure you all find this article helpful and can now cook the Nigerian beans stew on your own.

Please do not forget to like and share with your family and friends.

Photo credit: Google

Content created and supplied by: FoodNutrition (via Opera News )

Cayenne Pepper Nigeria Red Bell Pepper Shawa Tatashe


Load app to read more comments