The Congo Cookbook » Sitemap » Rice Recipes » Benachin   [printer-friendly PDF: about - download]
Chicken | Fish | Meat | Soup & Stew | Sauce | Staple | Veg. & Side | Snack | Beverage | Other
Previous page: Rice Recipes


Rice
Recipes


Benachin

Biriani

Ceebu Jën

Jollof Rice

Riz Senegalais

Wali wa Nazi

Zanzibar Pilau
_


Recipe Indexes

Rare Recipes

About this Website

Learn About Africa

About African Cooking

_




_


Amazon.com
Search Now:

from: Western Africa | cooking method: boiling-simmering

Benachin

Benachin is a "one-pot" dish related to Jollof Rice and Ceebu Jën. They are all "rice and . . . " dishes, i.e., rice and whatever else is available that strikes the cook's fancy. The most common method of preparing Benachin is to cook the ingredients in a large pot, starting with whatever needs the longest cooking time, then adding the rice and any additional liquid needed and simmering until the rice is done. Sometimes, the rice is steamed in a colander which is placed over the fish and vegetables while they are cooking, then it is stirred in with the rest to finish cooking. Alternately, the fish and vegetables are removed from the pot, and the rice is cooked in the remaining liquid, then the fish and vegetables gently stirred into the rice. This is a fish Benachin recipe, but chicken or beef could also be used.

boat in gambia

What you need

What you do


Search this website:

 
Web www.congocookbook.com

The Congo Cookbook, www.congocookbook.com; contact
© Copyright, 1999- 2009, Ed Gibbon, The Congo Cookbook (© copyright notice)
www.congocookbook.com/rice_recipes/benachin.html

Next: Biriani