Beans & Corn (Adalu, Beancor, Tchaka, To Match)

Beans and Corn (Adalu)

If you need a meal for this corn season, Beans and Corn (known as Adalu in Yoruba) is for you. Just like how we cook Corn and Ukwa, Beans and Corn is a great combo. I prefer it to Rice and Beans.
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If beans makes you bloated, one way to reduce that is to combine it with other staples in one pot.

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Beans & Corn (Adalu) Ingredients

  • 3 cups brown beans
  • 3 cups fresh corn
  • 2-3 cooking spoons red palm oil
  • 2 red onions
  • 2 tablespoons ground crayfish
  • 2 small seasoning cubes
  • Peppers (to your taste)
  • Salt (to your taste)

Directions for making the Beans & Corn (Adalu)

  1. Rinse the beans a few times till the water runs clear.
  2. Put in a pot, pour water to cover it and start cooking on medium heat.
  3. After about 7 minutes, pour the beans in a sieve and rinse with cool water.
  4. Put back in the pot, add onions (chopped), pour water to cover it and continue cooking.
  5. Remove the corn kernels from the cob, rinse and put in a sieve to drain.
  6. Chop the peppers.
  7. When the beans is soft, add the corn and palm oil and continue cooking.
  8. After about 7 minutes, add the peppers and salt. Once it simmers again, it’s done.

Serve it as lunch or dinner.