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Diri Ak Pwa Nwa I Black Beans and Rice | Cuisine Lakay Lola

Black Beans and Rice

January 06, 2021

Diri Ak Pwa Nwa

Preparation  time: 30 mins.

Serves : 4-6 (we’ll maybe closer to 3-5…)

Materials needed :

Pot + lid



1 cup cooked black beans (or canned)

 ½  T. vegetable oil

2 tbsp Epis 

1 minced garlic clove

1 ½ cup room temperature water

1 chicken bouillon cube

pinch salt + pepper 

1  scotch bonnet pepper  (do not break it unless you really think you can handle it)

2 cloves

1 tbsp butter

2 cups rice

1 tbs olive oil


How to  :

Start by thinking how you are going to enjoy this meal !

Add  to the pan beans, oil, garlic, epis

Allow to sautée for 4 mins while stirring. add water, bouillon cube. Raise Heat and Allow to boil.

While the broth is boiling, rinse rice with room temperature water. Reserve rinsed rice. Dispose of rinse water.

Add rice to boiling water and lower heat to medium.

This is the time to taste your rice and see if the flavor is how we want. Let cook for 13-15 mins.

Lower heat to  minimum. Sprinkle some olive oil over the rice, cover with lid. Let steam for another 10 minutes.


Rice and Black beans recipe




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