Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup; Frejon
Nigerian: Yoruba, Portuguese
400ml coconut milk
of sugar or to taste.
Salt to taste
For Slow Cooker
Wash beans and transfer into the slow cooker
Add 400ml of coconut milk and ground cloves
Add 4½ cup of water
Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 6 hours
Turn off slow cooker, then add sugar and salt
With a hand blender, blend beans till smooth.
For Stove top
Wash and boil beans without salt until really soft.
Allow to cool, then blend till smooth in a blender or food processor with the coconut milk.
Pass through a sieve to get it a little bit smoother and to get some chaff out.(If your blender didn't get it as smooth as you would like.) You will need a spoon to help you while you sieve.
Pour your sieved beans back into the pot, add sugar, and some salt. Then cook on low heat while stirring constantly until it thickens like a light porridge.
Turn off heat and allow to cool.
Serve with a topping of more coconut milk
With a side of peppered fish and garri