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Kosé (Fried cowpea paste)

Kosé (Fried cowpea paste)

1 review
READY IN 30min
PREP TIME 20min
COOK TIME 5min
SERVINGS 3 and more

When you walk the streets early morning without the sweet aroma of Kosé from a porridge seller, then you are not in Ghana. Kosé is highly packed with protein, fat and oil and good minerals that help you grow healthy and strong. Due to its ingredients and ease of preparation, everyone one likes it especially children and vegetarians.

Ingredients

  • 1 margarine tin of cowpea
  • 2 liters of water
  • 1 egg (optional)
  • 1(1/2) tea spoon of powdered pepper
  • 1 big bulb of onion
  • 1 table spoon of flour (optional)
  • 2 tea spoon full of salt to taste
  • Vegetable Cooking Oil (Non-cholesterol)

Directions

  • 1Wash and soak cowpea in water with 1 liter water or more to make soft
  • 2Drain water from cowpea and grind smooth, no addition of water
  • 3Set oil on fire to start heating (deep frying)
  • 4Add half grinned onion, pepper and salt to paste
  • 5Whisk paste with egg and flour all together
  • 6Deep fry paste in bits in hot oil till golden brown
  • 7Allow to cool a little and serve warm

Tags

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories
    40
    2%
  • Total Fat
    20 g
    31%
  • Sat. Fat
    10 g
    50%
  • Sodium
    10 mg
    0%
  • Carbs
    10 g
    3%
  • Fiber
    30 g
    120%
  • Protein
    70 g
    140%

Reviews

Harifa
11 May
That looks yummy! I hve tried thus gravy with cowpeas that is tangy and tasty!
http://harifa.niammy.com/recipe/cow-peas-tangy-gravy-218
But wondering about such a dish!
Alor
16 May
Thanks Harifa :)