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Ewa riro in a pot with plantains: Ewa riro is a Nigerian recipe and it is also referred to as stewed Beans or Beans Porridge

Ewa riro

Ewa riro is a delicious one-pot Nigerian delicacy that is easy to prepare but yields a rich flavor. This is truly the best-stewed beans recipe that you will ever taste. Plus it’s incredibly economical.
Course Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine African, Nigeria
Keyword Beans, Black eyed peas


  • 3 Cups black-eyed peas
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 roasted Turkey wing
  • 1 habanero pepper
  • 1 Tbsp crayfish
  • 1/2 Tbsp seasoning powder
  • 1/4 cup palm oil or to taste
  • 6 to 9 cups of water
  • salt to taste


  • Pick out the debris in the Beans. Then rinse well and drain.
  • Put the beans inside the pot together with the bell pepper, habanero, onion, and smoked turkey wings. add water and leave to cook until the beans become tender. about one hour. a little more or less.
  • Remove the bell pepper, habanero, and onion Blend and add to the beans.
  • Remove the smoked turkey, debone, cut the meat into small pieces, and put it back inside the beans.
  • Add the salt, seasoning powder (seasoning cube), crayfish, and palm oil. Add water if necessary and stir well until everything is well combined.
  • Leave to simmer for about 3 to 5 minutes and serve with Plantains, Bread, or Garri. Enjoy!