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Bean Cake  recipe

Bean Cake

by @nonnieanne
Prep Time
30min
Cook Time
20min
Total Time
50min

It's a proteinous meal that can be paired with custard, oatmeal. It can be hot and spicy at the same time!

Ingredients

4 Servings
(1 serving = 5 pieces )
  • 3cups
    of peeeled beans
  • 1/2
    tspn of salt
  • 6piece
    of habareno pepper
  • 1
    big onion
  • Little water to blend
  • Vegetable oil for frying

How to make Bean Cake

  1. Blend peeled beans with onions, scotch bonnet and water to form a thick batter

    Step 1.1: Blend peeled beans with onions, scotch bonnet and water to form a thick batter
  2. To achieve a very fluffy akara, you need to beat it.This can be achieved by using a wooden ladle and turning it clockwise until you achieve a lighter batter. If you have a hand mixer, feel free to use it. Cooking is fun 😉 add salt to taste.

    Step 1.1: To achieve a very fluffy akara, you need to beat it
  3. Place a frying pan on medium heat, add about 2 cups of oil and heat till hot. Test the oil by putting a tiny bit of batter in it. The oil should sizzle and batter should float on top, the oil is ready to use Scoop batter in bits to the ready hot oil, reduce the heat and cook on each side till golden brown

    Step 1.1: Place a frying pan on medium heat, add about 2 cups of oil and heat till hot
  4. Repeat the process till you exhaust the whole batter.

  5. Serve with custard, oats, bread. You can even make Akara burger. It is very delicious

    Step 1.1: Serve with custard, oats, bread

Tips & Tricks

  1. Whisking the paste for fluffyness before frying, I also add a little ginger to make it hot

  2. Pasely leaf (optional)

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