Articles worth reading

Ghanaian Ensembles

access_time March 14, 2017

We know that drums, idiophones and other musical instruments can be played together to make different types of music. We know also that a group of instruments for making music is called an ensemble. The ensemble takes its name from the main instrument. Here are some examples of ensembles.

When You Are Old

When You Are Old

access_time March 13, 2017

When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eye...

Fante

Fante

access_time March 14, 2017

The Mfantsefo or Fante are an ethnic group mainly gathered in the south-western coastal region of Ghana, with some also in the Côte d'Ivoire. Their ma...

Watchi (Ghanaian Black-Eyed Peas and Rice)

Watchi (Ghanaian Black-Eyed Peas and Rice)

Watchi (Ghanaian Black-Eyed Peas and Rice)

access_time March 14, 2017 chat_bubble_outline 0 comments
shareShare this post

Description

Ingredients

1. 1 cup dried black-eyed Peas, sorted rinsed and soaked overnight

2. 1 bay leaf

3. 1 piece kombu, 4 to 5-inch piece

4. 3 cup cooked brown rice

5. salt, to taste

6. Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

SAUCE

1. 1 tbl canola oil

2. 1 tbl whole wheat flour, (heaping Tbs.)

3. 1 lrg Onion, sliced

4. 1 cup tomato paste

5. 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg

Directions

Discard pea soaking water; rinse Peas. Refill pot with fresh, cold water

(cover Peas to a depth of 2 to 3 inches). Add bay leaf and kombu if

desired: bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer Peas gently with pot

cover ajar until tender, about 1 hour. Add more water if necessary.

water should be nearly evaporated at end of cooking time. Discard bay

leaf and kombu. Add cooked rice, salt and pepper to taste at end of

cooking time.

SAUCE:

Heat oil in skillet. Add flour and mix to make roux. Cook over low

READ ALSO:   Convention People's Party

heat, stirring constantly until roux browns slightly, about 2 minutes.

Add Onion: cook until browned. Add tomato paste and nutmeg; stir

until well-mixed.

Add water to desired consistency (sauce should be thick and not too

soupy). Serve over Watchi. Makes about 2 cups.

NOTE: To quick soak dried Beans, cover to a depth of 2 inches with

fresh, cold water in a large pot. Bring to a boil; cook 2 to 3 minutes.

Turn heat off: let Beans soak 1 hour. Pour off soaking water and

proceed with recipe.

shareShare this post
folder_openAssigned tags
content_copyCategorized under

No Comments

comment No comments yet

You can be first to leave a comment

Submit an answer

info_outline

Your data will be safe!

Your e-mail address will not be published. Also other data will not be shared with third person.