Rice recipe

Waina (Hausa Traditional Food)


2 medium cups raw rice

2 tbsps cooked rice

Little baking powder

1 tbsp active dry yeast

5 tbsps sugar

1/2 salt

Oil for frying in


Soak the rice overnight. Mix with the soaked rice and grind. Add the yeast and keep it in a warm place to rise. Then add sugar, salt and little baking powder and stir well.

Heat your iron ware till very hot. Pour your mixture in the holes and fry till brown, flip over the other side. Do that to the rest of the mixture till you exhaust it.

Your Waina is ready! 

Baby Girl's Fried Rice


3 small cups rice

2 eggs

4 carrots (peeled & diced)

1/2 small cup peas/ green beans (diced)

1 onion chopped

1 handful of chopped spring onions 

2 tbsps red pepper flakes

1 chopped red pepper

2 tbsp soy sauce

2 tbsps ginger

2 tbsps garlic (crushed)

4 tbsps olive oil



Heat some oil in a deep frying pan, break the eggs and pour inside the pan, sprinkle a pinch of salt and scramble it. Pack the eggs and set aside.