Black-eyed bean Porridge (Ewa-riro)

Black-eyed bean  Porridge (Ewa-riro)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 136.2
  • Total Fat: 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 313.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Black-eyed bean Porridge (Ewa-riro) calories by ingredient


This is is a very popular meal in Nigeria This is is a very popular meal in Nigeria
Number of Servings: 4


    Cowpeas (blackeyes)
    Curry powder
    cayenne pepper
    Palm Oil
    Water .


1. Put the beans in a pressure cooker, cover in enough water so there will be water to drain once they are cooked. Note: If you don’t have pressure cooker, soak beans for 1 or 2 hours before cooking.
2. Cook for 35 minutes, once the beans are cooked (i.e. very sort), start to press the beans till most of it are mash. Add all the other ingredients except oil; cook for 15 minutes.
3. Add oil to beans; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Serving suggestions:
Eat as snack or as part of meal with rice, corn, gari (Cassava flour) soaked in cold water or your choice of vegetables.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VIVIMADE.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Can I use ground pepper instead of cayenne? - 7/19/10

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    Not sure of the ingredient quantities but looks very good and nutritious - 9/15/09

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    very nice - 8/7/09