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Nigerian Moin Moin

A delicious steamed bean pudding flavored with bell peppers, onions and spices. It is great as the main dish or served as a side dish.

Moin-Moin or MoiMoi is a bean pudding made from a mixture of washed and peeled beans, onions and freshly ground peppers.

Prepare all of your ingredients for the blender.

After blending, pour into silicone muffin pan.

Nigerian Moin Moin


  • 2 cups black-eyed beans, peeled and soaked

  • 2 red bell peppers, chopped

  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper

  • 3 garlic cloves

  • 1 red onion, chopped

  • 3-4 seasoning cubes (e.g. Maggie or Knorr)

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 2 nori sheets, finely ground

  • 1 in ginger

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated

  • 3 Tbs red palm oil



  1. Blend the nori sheets into flakes and set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.


  1. Add all ingredients EXCEPT the nori sheets to a blender. Blend until the batter is uniform.

  2. Once the batter is uniform, add the nori sheets to the batter and pulse 3-4 times to mix in.

  3. Pour the batter into a silicone muffin pan and then place the muffin pan into a 9x13 glass casserole dish filled halfway with water. Cover the dish with parchment paper and aluminum foil.

  4. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes.

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