Let me introduce you to the most delicious fried goodness you have tasted in ……..probably forever and then let me add: this is actually healthy, rich in protein and so fun to make. Looking for perfection in food? Let me present to you: African beans cakes!
Here is what you need:
The little struggle is to find black-eyed beans in bulk but once you’ve managed that task ( I ordered them online, they came paper wrapping), everything else is easy.
Soak the beans in water for about 3 minutes, then rub off the skin, it will come off easily.
To seperate the skins from the beans, simply add water and pour it through a siev.
Soak the beans for another hour, then cut your onion, peppers and chilli before mixing everything in a blender.
Blend, blend, blend the pepper, onions and black-eyed beans.
Add spices, I added soup seasoning, more chilli and curry.
After, I poured the sunflower oil into the pan and added half an onion to happily sizzle in the pan- for the flavour.
add the beans cake mix and practice patience 🙂
The great thing about these delicious black-eyed beans is that they soak up hardly any of the oil, which makes them the perfect addition to a healthy meal.
We served the beans cakes with roasted sage, a delicious salad with ingredients from my mom’s garden and homemade buns.
If you leave out the pepper and onion you could easily try to make them sweet and dip them in honey and cinnamon. I have done it and loved it 🙂