How to Prepare Moimoi

Nigerian Moimoi (also Moin Moin) is a great dish accessory in Nigeria. It is commonly seen accompanying Jollof Rice, Fried Rice, Fried Plantain, Custard, Akamu (Pap/Ogi) etc. It can even be eaten alone as a snack with a chilled soft drink.

Moimoi Recipe

Below are the ingredients you will be needing:

  1. 1 Derica of beans 800g
  2. 7 Big eggs
  3. 1 Big smoked titus fish
  4. 800g of tatase
  5. Rodo 200g
  6. 5 scoops of vegetable oil
  7. Moimoi leaves
  8. 9 pcs of big size of onions
  9. Seasoning cube
  10. Salt
  11. Corn beef

Method of making moimoi

  1. Peel your beans and add a little water for it to be softened
  2. Boil your eggs, Peel them, slice them and aside
  3. Debone the smoked titus fish and set aside
  4. wash the moimoi leaves and set aside
  5. Get frying pan on fire, Add the vegetable oil, Allow it to be hot
  6. Cut some onions round round and add it to the hot oil on fire
  7. Turn off the fire and leave the onions in the oil, Allow it to get burnt, then remove the burnt onions and set aside the oil
  8. The burnt onions will give the moimoi a very nice flavor.
  9. Add your onions, tatase, rodo to the washed beans and grind it, don’t allow the water to be too much
  10. once you are done with the grinding, then you start mixing it, you mix it very well so that it can be Fluffy.
  11. Add seasoning cube to taste
  12. Add salt to taste
  13. Pour the pre heated oil and mix it well
  14. Add the titus fish and mix it
  15. Get a deep pot on fire, and put the sticks that you have cut from the moimoi leaves, add a little water and reduce the heat
  16. Then start raping your moimoi inside the leave, as you Pour the moimoi into the leave you add the sliced egg and set them into the pot on fire
  17. Once you are done add more water, use some of the leave to cover it then cover again with the pot cover, and allow it to cook for 30 minutes.

And your moimoi is ready!