Rice, being a good source of various vitamins like niacin, thiamin, and riboflavin, offers various health benefits. Brown rice is also rich in fiber and manganese, thereby improving digestion and overall health.
It also has the ability to provide instant energy, regulate and improve bowel movements, and manage blood sugar levels. It also plays a role in providing vitamin B1 to the human body.
Here is what you need, and how you can prepare student-grade jollof rice without breaking the bank.
Pepper (rodo, bawa and tomatoes)
I tomato paste
Curry and thyme
Wash your pepper and ground it. Put pot on fire and make sure the pot is dry.
Add vegetable oil when it is hot. Add the grinded pepper, curry and thyme, salt, Maggie, tomato paste then stir and cover for some minutes.
Make sure it gets fried then add enough water that can cook the rice. Cover and let it boil
Wash your rice and pour it in the boiled water then stir immediately and cook on low heat to avoid it get bunt before it is done.
Check if it is tender enough to eat then serve with egg, meat, fish, turkey or chicken whichever one you can afford.
With all the stress you go through in AAUA, it is expedient you enjoy yourself with delicious jollof rice. As they say on the street, wahala no dey finish.
Olaifa Bukola is a student of adekunle ajasin university, department of mass communication 300level