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  • Medium size onion (chopped)
  • 70ml vegetable cooking oil
  • 1 vegetable oxo cube
  • A pinch of salt
  • 4 desert spoonful of Alafia tomato cooking sauce.
  • 350g of Red Lentil
  • Dressing (optional)a fresh handful of coriander leaves ( chopped)

The Alafia Tomato Cooking sauce is available online from Amazon @ and



  • Heat the oil in the sauce pan.
  • Stir fry the onion for three minutes.
  • Add the salt and oxo cube.
  • Add the Alafia tomato cooking sauce
  • Stir fry for a minute.
  • Pour in 700ml – 800mls of warm water.
  • Add the lentil (you may need to add more water).
  • Ensure that your water covers the lentils to a depth of at least one inch.
  • Cover with a tight lid and cook on very low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Check after 30 minutes to ensure that lentil has softened.
  • If pot begins to dry out before the lentil becomes soft, add more warm water to ensure that lentils become completely well cooked and softened
  • If lentil has cooked through and has softened, you can stir and taste for salt
  • The consistency of lentil soup varies according to individual taste
  • If you prefer it thick, you can serve straightaway with a slice of crusty bread or fried plantains
  • If you however prefer your soup runny you can add some warm water until you get the consistency you like.


OPTIONAL (Sprinkle a handful of chopped leaves of coriander leaves into soup) and  then serve with crusty bread or fried plantain.

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  • 1 medium sized onion chopped.
  • 225gms of Broccoli florets.
  • 200gms of garden peas.
  • 225gms of Mushrooms
  • 200gms of baby corn shoots.
  • 200gms of runner beans sliced up.
  • 200gms of root ginger cut into strips.
  • 1 oxo vegetable cube.
  • 4 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  • ½ teaspoon of salt.
  • 1 tablespoon of Balangwu paste.
  • I50mls of water.



1) Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or frying pan.

2) Pour in the onions, mushrooms, baby corn and Balangwu paste into the hot oil and stir fry for one minute, so that the paste thoroughly coats the onions and mushrooms.

3) Add the salt and vegetable oxo cube.

4) Add the Garden peas and runner beans.

5) Add the strips of ginger.

6) Add 150mls of water.

7) Add the broccoli florets.

8) Cover and allow to simmer for 3 minutes.


Serve on a bed of rice.


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18 October 2018
18 October 2018
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