Ever tried a Kenya Corn and Bean Mash recipe? This recipe is called Irio in the Kenya local language.
On this site let us guide you on how to prepare the irio food recipe.
Details about Corn and Bean Recipe
1 cup dried peas (or canned peas)
1 lb canned corn or 6 ears of fresh corn
Several potatoes or instant mashed potatoes
½ lb pumpkin greens or spinach
Lima Beans (optional)
Chopped fried onions (optional)
1.Soak the beans or peas of your choice in enough cold water to cover for 2 hour.
Rinse them thoroughly under cold water. Put them in a large pan with water and salt. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
2.Add the lentils, plantains, potatoes, corn kernels, and a little more water if necessary.
Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer slowly until all the vegetables are soft and cooked. Drain off any excess water.
3.In a very large bowl, mash all the boiled vegetables and the butter together as smoothly as possible.
For variation, you can mash in any spice or herb seasoning, any cooked fish or meat, or even another vegetable such as pumpkin.
4.Serve alone or as an addition to any meat or fish dish.
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