How to Make Steamed Beans Cake(or Nigerian Moimoi)

It's a dish popular in Nigeria. It's healthy n can also be enjoyed by vegetarians (Jst skip d eggs).

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How to Make Steamed Beans Cake(or Nigerian Moimoi) Recipe
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A snapshot of the ingredients. As you can see, the beans has been peeld and soaked fr a few hours to make it soft and easier to blend. Also d boiled mackerel has been flaked (optional). Same fr d eggs

A snapshot of the ingredients. As you can see, the beans has been peeld and soaked fr a few hours to make it soft and easier to blend. Also d boiled mackerel has been flaked (optional). Same fr d eggs

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Blend the beans, bell pepper, habanero pepper and onions. Add enuf water to make a thick consistency. U don't want it watery at all!!! Cos when u add salt it makes it more watery(learnt dt d hard way)

Blend the beans, bell pepper, habanero pepper and onions. Add enuf water to make a thick consistency. U don't want it watery at all!!! Cos when u add salt it makes it more watery(learnt dt d hard way)

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Make sure it's smooth, which is y I soak my beans fr a day (optional) to make it very soft and very easy to get d smooth texture. U can also blend it with dried crayfish, Jst fr d aroma n nutrient 😜

Make sure it's smooth, which is y I soak my beans fr a day (optional) to make it very soft and very easy to get d smooth texture. U can also blend it with dried crayfish, Jst fr d aroma n nutrient 😜

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I know, looks like dog sick 😜. Patience! Add all remaining ingredients. Tip: add salt n bullion cube first n let rest so it dissolves properly before adding d eggs, mackerel n crayfish. Stir properly

I know, looks like dog sick 😜. Patience! Add all remaining ingredients. Tip: add salt n bullion cube first n let rest so it dissolves properly before adding d eggs, mackerel n crayfish. Stir properly

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Important: when adding d salt n stock cube, don't add too much as the flavour is enhanced when cooked. Just enuf your taste bud knows ders salt in it.

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At ds point bring water to boil in a kettle and pour in a pot. Cover and bring back to d boil. The small bowls in the pix are for the bean cake. Don't oil as ders oil in d mixture already.

At ds point bring water to boil in a kettle and pour in a pot. Cover and bring back to d boil. The small bowls in the pix are for the bean cake. Don't oil as ders oil in d mixture already.

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Divide the mixture into small plastic bowls and cover. And put in the boiling water.

Divide the mixture into small plastic bowls and cover. And put in the boiling water.

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Make sure the water reaches  upto 3/4 of d bowls and doesn't dry out. Cook fr about an hour. And voila. It's done.

Make sure the water reaches upto 3/4 of d bowls and doesn't dry out. Cook fr about an hour. And voila. It's done.

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Doesn't look good cos I couldn't be bothered to make it look good as it was late n I was feelin sleepy. But tastes delish.  Can be enjoyed with custard, bread, rice or on its own. And it's healthy too

Doesn't look good cos I couldn't be bothered to make it look good as it was late n I was feelin sleepy. But tastes delish. Can be enjoyed with custard, bread, rice or on its own. And it's healthy too

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