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There are three main methods of cooking party jollof rice; the hob, firewood and the oven method. We explored just that this week and came up with a few Thank you so much, I always shy away from cooking jollof rice because it comes out soggy. Aww! I’ve been sharing with all of my friends and we’re addicted. video has some errors. Glad the recipe worked great for you. Thanks so much for trying it out and coming back to leave a feedback….land yeah, the rice and white paper makes a lot of difference. Plum tomatoes are more popular for stews here in the UK, hence the inclusion in the ingredients. After following this recipe, this is the best jollof rice Ive made to date! If so how many cups shall I use 3, 2.75 or 2.25 x. I used a Dutch oven pot to seal the dish and golden sell a basmati rice as had a big bag in the cupboard. God bless! We tried undercooking rice and adding it to the tomato mixture and it turned out quite gluggy. much love <3, Can I make this recipe without a blender? God bless you loads…..? When the rice is soft enough, add the onion rings and sliced tomato and stir. Hi. Smoky Party Jollof Rice without Firewood Leafy Jollof Rice Coconut Jollof Rice Mixed Vegetable Jollof Rice Rice and Beans Ingredients 3¾ cups (750g) long grain … Here is a link to the crayfish. You are the best. God bless you abundantly, Great recipe, my jollof rice came out with a bang. RiceJollof™ is the Loyal Jollof Rice Spice,- 70g ( Pack of 12) provider online store. Simply cut back on both or either for your next trial. I don’t cook a lot, so I have no idea where I can get white pepper. It’s been fantastic! Thanks for the feedback. I can’t wait to try this.. one question , could I sub fresh tomatoes for the can diced tomatoes? I’m glad ypur family loved it. Oya where’s dat big pot…. Allow the onions to fry until the redness starts to slightly fade off. Revisited this recipe and YES I nailed it. Nigerian Jollof Rice (a.k.a Party Jollof Rice) is. So thank you, for your great recipes. My husband and daughter love it, and so do I. I will make it again many times I am sure. Cover pot with aluminum foil, to avoid heat from escaping through lid, Once cooked, mix thoroughly to combine ingredients. I’ve been trying to perfect my jollof recipe for the past few months and I’m so glad I found your blog. Just Pay attention to your sauce and make sure you have enough sauce for the quantity of rice you intend to cook with. This recipe is everything! I don’t have red onions pls but it looks perfect and delicious what should I do. Also, I want to make beef meat with the jollof rice like my mum does. I am south african and my husban is Nigerian so i really needed to learn to make Jallof rice. I will do this today. Jollof rice is best served with chicken either fried or baked, however fried fish … Now after all of this hard work i have to wait and see if it comes out ok. Homemade chicken stock…. Ordinarily, I wouldn’t ask but with ginger, the dried and the fresh have much different flavors. God bless you. When my boyfriend tried it, he could not stop sighing in nostalgia and satisfaction! What brand for beef or chicken stock did you use? Got so many lovely comments and i told myself,i just have to acknowledge the source. Yay! I visit a new mom, I take her jollof rice. GhanaWeb lenses caught supporters of the ruling party scrambling for packs of jollof rice which were being distributed by a member of the party. ), Yes, you can use fresh ginger and blend it with your peppers. Jollof rice is a rice dish cooked in a blend of peppers and tomatoes. It really depends on the number of people you’re cooking for as well as the size of the pot you’re using. God bless you loads….xxx. I added a cube of knorr, extra oil, curry, thyme, and ginger to water and used that as my stock. First blend the red bell peppers, tomatoes, scotch bonnet and 1 onion to a smooth paste and set aside. You’re very welcome and God bless you more…. Thank you so much for this beautiful piece.. I must say that your blog is extremely amazing and helpful. The water levelshould be the same level of the rice. Cook for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the stew has reduced by half and is deep red in color. Thanks dear. I love how you explained the processes with very good pictures. i don’t think you can make it without a blender, unless you have an alternative way of blending the onions, tomatoes and peppers. Party Jollof secret sauce #2: Type of cooking pot used (use a pot that will allow the rice to burn) – the party rice pot is secret #1. After trying 3 different recipes, I have finally found one that turned out similar to the restaurant I go to. Thank you! In Nigeria, red bell pepper is called tatashe, while habanero is called scotch bonnet pepper. Sorry for any confusion. Keep it up!! In fact he moved in. Just cooking the blended tomatoes now. I tried it for my family they all love it sisi jemimah u are d best tnx so much, Sorry for the late response. Yummyy. Thanks Sisi Jemimah, Yay! So for this recipe, you mean only 2 plum tomatoes are used? The rice turned out perfect and my roommates loved it!! The rice will begin may begin to burn, do not fret, that S what gives Jollof that smokey burnt taste/aroma. At this point, while the tomato is frying, begin to wash your. Awesome…just tried this right now, but modified it….I parboiled the rice then I added the sauce and baked it…turned out awesome…….Thanks. Because one cannot eat party Jollof and not enjoy the taste even when in some parties the rice turns out to be hard. This is an excellent recipe! So yeah, just use normal tomatoes. Thank you so much. Looks promising! Red pepper is tatashe. Pardon my ignorance Sisi, but please what’s the difference between Plum Tomatoes and Tomato Paste? ?pls is there another name for white pepper ,ve been trying to buy it. See more Nigerian recipes: See more information about this recipe by clicking "Show More" below. Sorry but is tomato and tomato paste compulsory in a jollof rice preparation. I’m really glad you loved it, thanks thanks, thanks for the feedback…..☺️☺️☺️. This is now my new go-to recipe for my Nigerian Party Jollof rice! Party Jollof Rice is usually very rich; more delicious, they have a particular taste that is irresistible. I have no idea what you mean TBH. The two ingredients, butter and white pepper truly work wonders. Since I start following you on your blog, my cooking skills has improved greatly. I need to cook it for a potluck, but would rather do vegetables than meat…. Will sure try your recipe, I never add Butter and white pepper. It tasted perfectly just party jollof rice. Just made this and it tasted so good. Nigerian jollof rice … Glad you finally nailed Jollof rice and thanks for the amazing feedback, it’s appreciated…you’re very welcome.x. Pour in the blended mixture into the pot and fry it together with the tomato paste. You’re very welcome….? I added extra of all the spices to give additional flavor. Will be making it again today. 3. thanx i’ll try.i hope it will be a good blast. I will let you know. I’m a tad confused between the video and the 2 party and other jollof recipe below it. I honestly feel that vegetable stock gives jollof rice a completely different taste than the original taste of jollof rice. For our customers, we are available 24/7 hours. Good job! much love, xo, Wow I loved the recipe so I will make it tonight for dinner with roast chicken. Thank you. Jollof rice needs steam to cook and not water, don’t be alarmed if/when the rice begins to burn, it will definitely burn a little, this is what gives it the much loved smokey flavour. I think doubling the recipe (or at least 6 cups) would fill a deep 1/2 steam tray pan and quadrupling would do well for a full deep steam tray pan. In the video, it’s 1 cup of chicken stock, but in the blog, it’s two. come on.., what are we (Africans) supposed to eat? Add in your blended mixture, crayfish, Maggi, cayenne & black pepper, white pepper, bay leaves, curry powder, garlic, thyme. I know its great, am from New Orleans, and my boyfriend is south African and Nigerian, so i have too cook this dish. I came across this blog/recipe and followed it as best as I could given the ingredients found locally. Fab! Kitchen/Cooking Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. So I have found this blog extremely useful because of the extremely detailed information on the quantities. You make it look so easy lady. In a bid to satisfy that craving, experimentation became the order of the day. Add the cooking oil into a large pot, place on the hob on medium heat, add half sliced onion into it and let it fry till fragrant. Directions are also a little different than the video. We know how to make party Jollof rice that has very exquisite and rich taste. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Don’t really know what I’m doing wrong. I am a Guyanese (Indian-Caribbean) married to a NIGERIAN. Today is the first time I can safely say I’ve nailed jollof. you have to fry the onions. I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Tin plum tomatoes and tomato paste (derica)…. How to I’m glad you enjoyed it. D white pepper n butter was amazing. Tried this recipe today and Jollof rice was BAE!!! But Covid 19 came, lockdown started, parties were put on hold and cravings for party jollof couldn’t be satisfied. Thanks to you, I’ve perfected Jollof Rice! You’re very welcome…. I could not believe it. God bless@, Here’s the recipe for the beef: Keep doing a great job!! Your email address will not be sold or shared with anyone else. Hope this helps.. May God bless you always. I’ll give this a try this weekend. The idea behind this jollof recipe is to achieve that "smokey" flavour and taste that comes with party jollof rice cooked with firewood. I always screenshot your recipes and follow it as instructed and it always turns out wonderful. Am definitely gonna try this party jollof rice., Anyways, I’ll be making it again tonight Thanks for sharing with us, Hi, I’m so sorry for the late response. Wash the rice thoroughly to rid off starch and set aside. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Note: Quantity of spices depends on your preference. Mix and fry for about 30 minutes, continuously stirring to avoid burning. If you know the very popular *LION” curry and thyme brand, they do the white pepper too.You just haven’t been on the look out for it yet…Outside Nigeria, you’ll find in most grocery stores. I tried your recipe and it was perfect with the party taste and all. Thanks Laojo 13, I used two cups of chicken stock…, wow I never knew the white pepper recipe will try this today. Thank you so much! I will use this recipe forever. The better Jollof is determined by the palate of the eating it which can be influenced by the skill of the chef, or the nostalgic feeling of the similarity to mom’s version. Thanks so much for the lovely feedback, it’s really appreciated. Nigerian Jollof rice is a tasty delicacy eaten by all indigenes of Nigerian, popularly called party Jollof rice or one-pot rice dish. So many people love the party jollof rice, the taste and colour is just so cool. I’ve been slacking lately on the food posts, but since its fall time, I guess its only right for me to jump back on the food post wagon. I even used canned tomatoes when I usually use fresh and it still came out delicious. I’m glad the recipe worked out great for you. Couldn’t plate it like yours sha, but as long as it was sweet who cares. Generally, this rice is almost the same as classical Jollof rice. ? Please this is not a racist platform, she never said jollof rice originated from Nigeria biko. I hope this helps. It’s a particular brand of rice. Thanks for taking the time to leave a feedback. wow wow wow!! Thank you so much, I soo got it right this time. Fried rice (another party favourite) is usually not on par with Jollof rice, so when I attend parties I ask for only Jollof rice because I am sure of what I will get. If you parboiled the rice as shown in the video below, the rice should be done by th… You’re very welcome….x. My jollof rice has never tasted better. xoxo, Do I have to fry the onion at the beginning? However, I will be using Basmatic Rice. I will not be parboiling my rice for this recipe. ?More blessings? We provide the best customer service because our goal is customer satisfaction. Yay! I can’t wait to try this recipe! The type of rice you use is Key as well as the quantity you use as well. For spices: Add as much or as little depending on your preference and taste choice. what type of butter are you taking about and when are my to use it, Amazingggggg. I’m so happy rn, Oooh!! Am gonna try dis as soon as I can. For the second time since I found your website, I have used this recipe and made the best Nigerian party Jollof rice ever! am confused. I’ve been trying to learn how to make it forever! I’m glad the recipe worked great for you and you’re very welcome…. So sorry for the late response,glad you find my recipes useful, your lovely feedback is appreciated.. At last!!! Hi, sorry for the late response, you can use any rich butter. Nigerian party jollof rice, here it is but you won’t get to see the bay leaves when rice is served because these leaves are used only for that aroma, once cooking is done, pick out all the bay leaves in the pot before serving your food. It is really delicious. You’re very welcome…. I’m really glad you loved the recipe. More grease to your elbow. God bless you too…..☺️☺️☺️, What is the measurement of your cup for the rice, need to cook about 2kg of jolly so working my calculator. It’s also tagged “party jollof rice” cos let’s face it, home-cooked Jollof rice hardly ever tastes like rice served at parties. I have people insulting me for not making more. Pour in tomato paste and allow to fry for about 10-15 minutes, stirring continuously to avoid burning. Again, I saw your detailed ingredients and as always, I have over-done my ingredients. I dont even knw wt u mean by red bell and habenaro pepper. I’ve never prepared nor tasted Ghanaian Jollof, never even seen a recipe for it so I can’t comment on the preparation method. I suggest following the directions in the blog post. Thanks, Hi Funmilola, thanks for the feedback. The recipe says one can but that isn’t really specific as different cans have different amounts. Also did you chose to parboil the rice? 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