Ramadan Recipes: Rice Tuwo

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 14 November 2023
Ramadan Recipes: Rice Tuwo

Rice Tuwo, or Tuwo Shinkafa, is a Nigerian rice pudding. Once cooked, the rice is mashed and formed into balls. It’s then served alongside soup or stew. It is neither sweet nor savory. 

  • Ingredients

    • 5 Minutes
    • 4 Serving
    • 128 Calories
Rice Tuwo
2 cups short-grain rice
4 cups of water
  • Method & Directions

    • 40 Minutes
  1. Wash the rice
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    Rinse rice with cold water until it runs clear.
  2. Cook the rice
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    Place a pot over medium-high heat, and add the rice into a big pan with enough water to cover the rice grains. As the liquid is absorbed, reduce the heat to low.
  3. Add more water
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    Add water as you go in small quantities and cook the rice until it is soft and mushy, with a bit of liquid left.
  4. Mash the rice
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    Over low heat, use a wooden ladle to mash and fold the rice against the sides of the pot repeatedly until the grains come together to form a stiff dough. Remove from heat.
  5. Roll into balls and serve
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    Roll into balls or just scoop with a spoon and serve with your favorite soup. Enjoy!
  • Nutrition Facts

Calories 128
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