How to make delicious friend beans


Learn how to cook delicious fried beans that will make your family want more.

This special dish comes with a healthy case of palm oil.


  • Brown (Ewa oloyin) or black-eyed beans
  • 2 Onions
  • 3-4 spoons palm oil
  • 1 stock cube
  • Salt
  • Habanero peppers (based on preference)


  1. Soak the beans in water at least 30 minutes prior to cooking. This will reduce bloating and upset stomach common with eating beans.
  2. Chop 1 onion into small slices.
  3. Cut the second onion into 4 big chunks to be grounded with the habanero peppers.
  4. Rinse the beans and put in a pot.


  1. Place the pot of beans on the stove.
  2. Add your stock cube (crushed) and the chunks of onion. Add enough water to cover the beans and start cooking.
  3. Cook the beans until it is very soft, adding water when necessary.
  4. When the beans is done, add salt, leave to dry up all the water and transfer the beans to another container.
  5. Next, pour palm oil into a dry clean pot. Place on the stove and heat it up till the oil melts. Note: do not bleach the oil.
  6. Add the sliced onions and stir for a bit. Add the ground habanero pepper and stir till everything is heated up very well, at most 2 minutes.
  7. Following, add the beans and stir for about 2 minutes. Add salt if necessary.
  8. Finally, cover the post and leave to simmer for about 3 minutes. All done!

You may serve your fried beans with plaintains (dodo) or bread. Any way like it..


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