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Joloff rice cook-along
February 17, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join Diane, Food Ambassador and Parent Champion to cook her celebrated and well loved Joloff rice recipe with kelewele (spicy fried plantain). Joloff rice is popular rice dish enjoyed in most West-African countries. We will also be talking about the history of this dish and the famous ‘Joloff wars’!
The first 10 members to sign up will ge a free recipe pack.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to request your pack.
Click here to register for the session on Zoom
These are the ingredients you will need for the session
(Serves 2 but double the quantities if you want to feed more)
For the joloff rice:
250g of basmati rice
200g of cherry tomatoes or tinned chopped tomatoes
1 small onion
1 to 2 garlic cloves
1inch piece of ginger
1 tablespoon of tomato puree
Half a teaspoon of pimiento seeds (whole if just adults or ground if feeding young children)
1 bay leaf
Few sprigs of fresh thyme
Quarter teaspoon of ground turmeric
1 tablespoon of coconut oil
Quarter a teaspoon of salt
For the kelewele:
piece of root ginger
You will need this equipment:
Preferably a blender, hand blender, food processor or nutri-bullet (you can do without if you don’t have!)
Chopping board and knife