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Ewa Agoyin

Ewa Agoyin

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Ewa Agoyin


  • Red beans (black-eyed peas)
  • Onions
  • Palm oil
  • Ground crayfish
  • Scotch bonnet peppers
  • Salt

Preparation Steps

  1. Soak the red beans in water for at least 4 hours or overnight. Drain the beans and rinse.
  2. Place the soaked beans in a pot and add water to cover. Cook the beans over medium heat until they are soft and tender.
  3. While the beans are cooking, chop the onions and Scotch bonnet peppers.
  4. In a separate pan, heat the palm oil and sauté the onions until they are translucent.
  5. Add the Scotch bonnet peppers, ground crayfish, and salt to the pan. Cook for a few minutes until the flavors are well combined.
  6. Drain the cooked beans, reserving some of the cooking liquid.
  7. Mash the beans with a fork or potato masher until they reach your desired consistency.
  8. Add the mashed beans to the pan with the palm oil mixture. Stir well to combine.
  9. If the mixture is too thick, add some of the reserved cooking liquid to achieve the desired consistency.
  10. Simmer the Ewa Agoyin over low heat for about 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  11. Serve the Ewa Agoyin with your favorite accompaniments like bread, fried plantains, or rice.
  12. Enjoy your delicious Ewa Agoyin!

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