Try adding you salt about 5 minutes before beans are done – helpful to soften beans faster. Full disclosure: I make this dish a lot; it’s easy, healthy, and delicious. What could I have done wrong? I like mine simple with a little kick, and I up the ante on the flavor profile so that I CAN eat it alone for a quick lunch or post-workout snack. Serve with sprinkle of coriander, and hot sauce to taste. Note: If you have whole pimento berries (allspice) feel free to use about 3 instead of the ground allspice. I am not keen on kidney beans in a cook-up…I prefer pigeon peas(fresh) or tinned (gumbo) its lovely……When we lived inTrinidad our cook sometimes would grate fresh coconut the last few minutes of cooking(she knew a thing or two about cooking creole food…..when she died,, eating was not the same but we pulled through…….all the best……Querino de-Freitas.. Hey Chris we love this recipe and many others!! Depending on how long you pre-soak your beans, it should take anywhere from 40 minutes to 1 hour to get tender. Apr 25, 2016 - I’m not sure if eating black eyed peas and rice on Old Years (New Years Eve) makes you lucky, but for as long as I could remember we have been having this meal on this day. The rich aroma of the black-eyed peas and the coconut milk wafted all...Read More » Its Chris... enter your name & email address below and I'll send you SIZZLE. Black-eyed Peas in Coconut Milk. Ok, I added the coconut milk BEFORE the beans were soft. Thanks and keep up the great work. I’m a Canadian girl raised in a small town in Ontario. Greetings, Just the way , I cook mines. Aug 6, 2013 - When a loyal reader (DC) requested this recipe, stewed black-eyed peas, I knew I just had to do it. It was a bit different for me at first but after pressure cooking it with some coconut milk it was a real winner. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. Hi Chris. Cook another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then pour everything into a deep sauce pan and bring to a boil. The rich aroma of the black-eyed peas and the coconut milk wafted all...Read More » My rice is coming out too hard or sometimes too mushy. Jamaican peas and rice are easy to make. Hi Chris, Step 1, If salt pork is used, soak overnight. Quickly go through the dried kidney beans to remove any debris which may be among them (I’ve seen little pebbles in the past as well as twigs). The origin also seems lost in time, but I believe that...Read More » 1 quart water. This is the exact way haitians do it… I miss my mom’s cooking!! I've contacted you on youtube before. This year, I rolled out with a Kenyan recipe called Kunde, which is the Swahili word for…black-eyed peas. I had soaked my beans for 2 hrs and it took 40 minutes to get tender enough for me to continue. Mar 24, 2013 - I'm not sure if eating black eyed peas and rice on Old Years (New Years Eve) makes you lucky, but for as long as I could remember we have been having this meal on this day; if any other day for the whole year. 2 cups long grain brown rice I usually take mine off the stove when it’s 95%  cooked, so the residual heat will finish it off for me. I moved to Arizona from Chicago and with the move lost my access to Jamaican food…this is great, Thanksgiving dinner is going to be a lil different this year!! I decided to cook Trini Black Eyed Peas and rice with squash. Serve with rice or unleavened bread. It was a bit different for me at first but after pressure cooking it with some coconut milk it was a real winner. Could you please share with us what brand of brown rice you use for this recipe…mine came out mushy as well. muah! 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 onion Traditional Caribbean Fry Carilie (bitter melon). Now add the washed rice to the pot with the now plump beans and give it a good stir. Your kitchen will have a lovely aroma as this simmer away. Step 3, Heat the oil and brown the chopped onion, pepper, tomatoes, parsley and thyme. In that rice and peas recipe there was a lot of discussion about the real name.. is it rice and peas or peas and rice. As it comes to a boil, drop in the scotch bonnet pepper whole into the pot. Remove the rice from heat and allow it to steam, covered, for 5 minutes. This will give us a ton of flavor and not that raw heat scotch bonnet peppers are infamous for. Chop the scallion, onion and garlic and add it to the pot as well. Folks love it. Black-Eyed Peas in Coconut Milk. Love your site and all of your recipes. Caribbean Coconut Rice and Beans. Your recipes are easy to follow and the results are amazing. Blessings to you and your family. Lovely recepies Chris. I recall my mom saying that don’t add salt till it comes to a full boil. You can certainly burst it open and release the heat or fish it out and discard. Nice Chris.I really never tried just rice and peas as i love meh meat..But ill try this with some chicken at the side. It was a bit different for me at first but after pressure cooking it with some coconut milk it was a real winner. I followed directions to a tee, the rice came out disgusting. leave me a comment below – it’s appreciated. Stir in the cooked rice and parsley. Incredible Cherry Pineapple Chow (pickle). Chris, do not add salt at the beginning of cooking the beans as this toughens the beans. In a large pan, heat oil over medium heat. Place the lid on your pot and reduce to a gentle simmer. On the video you say 6 cups of water and written in this recipe you have 2 cups of water. October 29. This is a reconstruction of a popular low budget west indian meal. 1/2 cup soy sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste. Recently I adopted a new method for washing my rice though.. This method works like a charm and it so much easier to strain and place in the pot. My daughters refer to this dish as the spicy rice with the beanies (anything with peas or beans are called beanies), as I love to burst the scotch bonnet pepper near the end of cooking to release all that wonderful Caribbean vibe! Add onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes or until soft. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. I doubled the recipe and it served about 8 people. Will this make a big difference?? 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice I sometimes mix white and red kidney beans together – I also pound green onion and thyme with a mallet and give those a quick but gentle stir and just before closing the pot I add hot pepper which I remove before adding rice and then add again just before closing the pot on top of the rice and do not stir (so it does not burst). Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "acce67564688c022b196c4827e87840d" );document.getElementById("j88c299960").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. i’m planning to cook a Jamaican meal and you are now my go to point of reference (especially looking forward to trying out your ultimate (=P) jerk chicken). Chris I love your recipes!!!!! Forgot to take out the Scotch bonnet pepper and there was some definite heat. Can’t wait for summer to be here so we can try some of the grilled recipes! We’ll get to that later on in the recipe. Nov 26, 2016 - When a loyal reader (DC) requested this recipe, stewed black-eyed peas, I knew I just had to do it. 1/2 cup red kidney beans (dry) 1/2 teaspoon salt 8 ounces black-eyed peas, cooked so, i was hoping to soak the ‘peas’ overnight to minimize cooking time. i have a quick question if you don’t mind and could help. Thanks a bunch for everything. Try the guyanese rice such as bedesse or star bonnet.Any west indian store carries it. I can cook the things I grew up eating and I have colaloo and scotch bonnet peppers growing in the garden, thanks so much. I did add a tablespoon of vegetable oil (this was optional). There are 9000 different ways to make it, just like any other dish, each cook puts his or her own spin on it. The flavor of the coconut dissipates the earlier the coconut goes in, hence the reason for putting it in after….. In Memory Of Karen Nicole Smith, 1972 - 2016. and add water if its needed?? you have a lovely website and thanks for the many recipes. We ate it many times at beach "limes", where a huge cauldron-like pot was used right on the beach! 10:48. Oye! Since pigeon peas are not particularly common in all parts of the world, red beans (like kidney) are very often substituted in this Jamaican rice and beans side dish. That’s a big difference on the outcome of the rice. I do hope you give this recipe a try and don’t forget to share it with family and friends.. that’s a huge part of being from the Caribbean and adopting our lifestyle. Stir in the black-eyed peas, then taste the rice and adjust the salt and pepper as desired. i intend to make rice and peas, but i’m a little short on cooking time/time on the hob. I like my peas and rice grainy, but if you like the rice a bit more creamy you may need a bit more liquid and cooking time. Place all ingredients into rice cooker or large pot, turn on and follow your rice cooker's directions, or in a pot, bring to boil, simmer for 15 minutes until rice is almost cooked, cover and let sit for further 10 minutes. Depending on the rice you use (no 2 brands cook the same), it can take between 25 minutes and 40 minutes to fully cook. Same for the salt, black pepper, all spice and toss in the sprigs of thyme. I place the rice in a strainer, then allow water to pour over it as I work my hand/fingers through it. Now it’s time to wash your rice. what would you suggest? Welcome to Sizzle.. Here in France you don’t find all the carribean ingredients to cook what you want! Black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day; it’s what folks from the American South do. that seems to work as well. Place all ingredients into rice cooker or large pot, turn on and follow your rice cooker's directions, or in a pot, bring to boil, simmer for 15 minutes until rice is almost cooked, cover and let sit for further 10 minutes. The rich aroma of the black-eyed peas and the coconut milk wafted all...Read More » https://www.alicaspepperpot.com/black-eyed-peas-cook-up-rice oh yea! The liquid will burn off slowly as the rice cooks away, so keep an eye on things.. in the event your rice is not fully cooked, you may need to add a little water or coconut milk. Dec 29, 2015 - Makanan Khas Norwegia l Jajanan Lezat Dari Norwegia l yang kebanyakan terbuat dari Ikan Salmon, Torrfisk, Daging Kambing dan Kentang serta ada Bakso di sana. Apparently eating black eyed peas on New Years Day is reputed to bring you good luck and prosperity - I cannot vouch for that, but what I do know is that I am always surprised at how much I enjoy eating black eyed peas. Stewed Black-Eyed Peas | Simply Trini Cooking When a loyal reader (DC) requested this recipe, stewed black-eyed peas, I knew I just had to do it. 2 scallions You’ve got this white girl cooking food that makes her Jamaican boyfriend say Yah Mon. The action will cause the white grit and impurities from the polishing of the rice to cause the water to go cloudy. Don’t worry about the sprigs as we can remove it when the dish is done cooking.. we want maximum flavor from the thyme sprigs. Stir in tomatoes, basil, thyme, rice and black-eyed peas. This peas and rice dish is normally associated with Jamaica and quite rightly so, however just about every island in the Caribbean does a version of rice and peas. Now add the 2 cups of water and allow to soak for a couple hours. Hi can nayone tell me how many portions this recipe makes. I’ll take it out next time before adding the rice, but otherwise I’ve found the BEST recipe! Remember that the rice will continue cooking after the stove is turned off, from the residual heat. Instructions. 55.3 g Trini being Trinidad. 3 sprigs thyme Photo attribution: My Tu Duong. This peas and rice dish is normally associated with Jamaica and quite rightly so, however just about every island in the Caribbean does a version of rice and peas. 18 %. thank you. Traditionally the rice is placed in a bowl with water, you then massage with your hands. Hello I really liked this recipe, but there is a bit of confusion. I love it! https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/235928/black-eyed-peas-and-rice Us what brand of brown rice you use for this recipe…mine came out mushy as well it up as stay!.. we ’ re not even using peas, but beans keep black eyed peas and rice trini style up as i stay tune. 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