How to make Ewa Agoyin (Ewa Aganyin)

Ewa Agoyin (Ewa Aganyin) is a very popular street food especially on Lagos streets. It is made by boiling Beans until it's really tender then mashing it.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Author Lola Osinkolu


  • For the Beans
  • 1 lb Beans and Salt to Taste
  • 6-8 Cups of Water
  • For the Sauce
  • 3/4 Cup Dried Chilli
  • 2 Dried Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 1 Tsp Ginger
  • 2 Tsp Cray Fish
  • 2 Seasoning Cubes
  • Salt To Taste
  • 1 Cup Palm Oil.


  1. Pick out the specks of dirt from the Beans, rinse and drain the beans and cook till it becomes very tender - about 2 to 2½ hours.
  2. Use a Potato Masher or a wooden spoon to mash the Beans to your preference. Serve with