Last Updated on May 19, 2020 by Anselem


A bean ball is gotten from bean seeds and its very nutritious and tasty. Bean cake is rich in so many nutitions such which is good for out health.

Bean cake  is popularly consumed in Africa especially Nigeria.

In today’s article we are going to guide you on how to make a bean cake.

Here we go:

  • 2 Cups Brown Beans
  • 3 Chili pepper “Shombo” – Optional
  • 2 Red chime pepper “Tatashey”
  • 2 Scotch hood pepper “Ata rodo”
  • 1 little Red onion
  • 2 Seasoning 3D squares , Crushed
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil/plam oil (For profound broiling)
Preparation Method

Stage 1: Sort the beans to isolate the skin from the beans. To expel the skin, there are two strategies i.e The hand strategy and The Blender technique. The hand strategy is the manual method for peeling beans and is substantially more troublesome as it could take up to a hour to finish while the blender technique is simpler and could take around 5 minutes to finish.

Hand Method of expelling beans skin: Soak the beans in water for like 10 mins or less. on the off chance that you splash the beans for a more drawn out period the skin would adhere to the body of the beans in this manner making it exceptionally hard to wash off. Peel the skin off the beans by rubbing them between your hands and flushing to enable the skins to buoy to the best. Sifter the darker skin out with clean water leaving the white piece of the beans.

Blender Method of evacuating beans skin: Another technique for washing beans to make it less demanding is to put the unwashed beans into a blender, Add water and heartbeat the blender for around 5 minutes. This doesn’t break the beans however expels the skin. Sifter the darker skin out with clean water leaving the white piece of the beans.

Stage 2: Remove the seeds from the red chime pepper and wash. Place the washed beans (White) in the blender. Include the Red ringer pepper (Tatashey), Scotch hat (Shombo) and onion into the Blender. Add a little water to empower the sharp edges of the blender move and mix till you get a smooth glue.

Stage 3: Put the blend in a mortar, include Salt and Crushed Seasoning. Step by step blend the glue with a pestle for around 5 minutes. This is one of the key to getting delicate akara balls.

Stage 4: Pour the vegetable oil into a skillet and warmth up. Spoon the blend into the sizzling oil to shape balls one spoon at any given moment and sear until brilliant dark colored ensuring you flip as often as possible on each side.

Stage 5: Remove balls and deplete on permeable kitchen paper.

Congratulations your bean cake is ready
Its best served with Bread, pap or custard.



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