Egbo and Ewa Ibeji (Western Nigeria)


  • 3 Cups Dried Corn White or Yellow (shelled)
  • 2 Cups Black-eyed Bean / Ewa Ibeji
  • 3 Cooking Spoons Palm Oil
  • 8 Pieces Fresh Pepper (chopped)
  • 2 Medium Bulb Onions (chopped)
  • 30 Cups of Water
  • Seasoning and Salt to taste
  • Dried Fish


Although this type of recipe takes time to cook. But when you finish preparing the food, you will know its delicious and good



Wash and boil the corn with 15 cups of water till soft and set aside

Wash and boil the black eyed beans with the remaining water till soft and add salt to taste and set aside. Add the boiled corn to the beans. Fry pepper, Onions in palm oil for 5 minutes and add to the beans corn. Add the dried fish for satisfaction. Add magi cubes

Stir, add salt to taste. Serve warm with the cooked soft corn and soft cooked beans, then pour the sauce (Ata Sauce) and ready to eat.