you can try using another type of onions. Thank you. Thank you! Sisi Jemimah, you are awesome!!!!! Oyibo pots (non-stick pots) will not work – because those types will prevent the rice from burning, and so will not give you that party-jollof taste (burnt) and colour that you and your wedding guests crave; There’s also a Ghanaian version which is in no way similar to the Nigerian version and then we have the ultimate version….Yes! I visit your blog regularly but this is my first comment – This recipe is everything! I’ve been sharing with all of my friends and we’re addicted. Keep up the good work. Mine turned out with great flavor but is mushy. I’m a tad confused between the video and the 2 party and other jollof recipe below it. I gat to try this recipe tomorrow. . Dear sis, I just wanna THANK YOU SO MUCH for this recipe. There's something about Party Jollof Rice, honestly, we think it's a mind thing. I wanna chime in here and say that this is the exact recipe for Ghanaian jollof so it was misleading to say that the Ghanaians follow different recipe. Yay! I tried this yesterday for a group of people and it was a HIT. Do you use salted or unsalted butter? I don’t think you understand how much of a big deal this is to me. Thanks Laojo 13, I used two cups of chicken stock…, wow I never knew the white pepper recipe will try this today. More grease to your elbow. Add chicken stock and salt. Simply cut back on both or either for your next trial. Thank you for shareing your recipe, i have not tried cooking it yet, but its defo on my list…just looking for an occasion lol….i wanted to suggest for the “firewood” taste, you can use foil, make a little cup on top of your rice & heat a piece of coal…pop that in your foil cup & close the lid…let it smoke a little & take the coil out, guarantee you will love that…you can also do this with all the other smoky dishes. Thanks! I would be uploading a recipe soon for the beef. lol, Jollof rice is a very common dish prepared in many African countries and each recipe differs depending on the nation. Is it a paste? Even my over critical husband said and I quote “this jollof rice is dope!” Thank you, thank you, thank k you, you are a life saver ?????? I’ll give this a try this weekend. I followed this recipe and for the first time ever (I’ve always avoided making jollof out of fear), I nailed it! In your case, I would suggest using half the quantity of rice suggested. Your feedback is appreciated…, Please dis Jemimah i want u to send me d picture of d white pepper so I can buy it from the market, tnx waiting for your response. Thank you! Hello, your blog looks great. It tastes just like the Jollof Rice I buy from my Favorite Nigerian restaurant!!!! Thank you, I have finally found my jollof recipe! I have never used white pepper nor butter. And if you can, at which step should you add it? Thanks for taking the time to leave me a feedback, it’s greatly appreciated.will bear your suggestion in mind for the future recipes. How can I reduce the oil cos the stock and butter both carry oil? So am pretty sure its because it still doesn’t taste the way party jollof rice tastes. What size can of diced tomatoes do you recommend. Thank you so much for this, Awesome feedback! I am so happy i found this recipe. Thanks to Sisi Jemimah…kisses. Two ingredients I add to perfect the Party Jollof rice taste are butter and white pepper. Hi Tara, sorry for the late response. Do you have any recommendations on how I cook the beef in the rice at the same time? I don’t mean to be an unpatriotic Nigerian, lol…but this recipe is the Ghanaian way and it’s great . Add in washed rice and a bit of water (if necessary), and reduce heat to low. Please dont twist and stir up unwanted thoughts, just learn If you want. Glad I used your recipe. Just made another round, sisi Jemimah’s recipe is the bomb and all thanks to you ? So so so so good and authentic! As for the spices and seasoning used in this party jollof rice, also feel free to add or remove from the list above. Below is the recipe for my version of party jollof rice after numerous experimentations Burgers? Also, I want to make this with beef meat like my mum does. I can’t believe I now make “party” rice at home. Aw! I’m shook! Tnx sisi. I always avoid making jollof rice. Hi, I added just a little bit so it blends well, you don’t need too much water….. Wow you are the best will try it this and what’s the local name for white pepper, Great job, welldone. Doing this party jollof rice for probably the 100th time today and realized I have never left a comment to let you know how thoroughly gifted you are and am so grateful for access to your amazing recipes. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), This error message is only visible to WordPress admins, https://www.helenozor.com/2016/03/h-e-b-party-food-recipes/. You make it look so easy lady. You’re very welcome and God bless you more…. Party Jollof rice tends to be much more delicious with the added smokey burnt flavour. I use the 14.5oz can of Hunts diced tomatoes. You’re very welcome…..X. Add salt if necessary and mix. There are three main methods of cooking party Jollof Rice the firewood method, the oven method, and the hob method. I made this last week and it was soooo good! where do i get the plum tomatoes. https://www.nigerianfoodtv.com/jollof-rice-how-to-cook-nigerian-jollof You’re very welcome…. Will be making it again today. i don’t think you can make it without a blender, unless you have an alternative way of blending the onions, tomatoes and peppers. My husband and is friend cleared the pot in 28 mins hahahahaha. it really depends on the quantity of rice you use. And this recipe calls for crayfish alone. Whichever one is fine. My husband hosts his village people, Jollof rice is the first on the menu. Every time I made jollof, it’s either too watery, soggy, hard or has that raw sour tomato paste. Jollof rice is best served with chicken either fried or baked, however fried fish … https://food52.com/recipes/61557-classic-nigerian-jollof-rice There are three main methods of cooking party jollof  rice; the hob, firewood and the oven method. It’s a particular brand of rice. I’m so so sorry for the late response. Would you say to follow the blog post directions or the video directions? If you do so, it will be soggy. Sorry for the late response. My only complaint is that I didn’t make enough!! That thing was gone before I turned around. glad the recipe worked out great for you, thanks so so much for taking the time to leave a feedback…x. Or do you mean 2 plum tomatoes PLUS half a can of plum tomatoes are used. I will do this today. I have made Jollof using your recipe about 15 times and it ALWAYS comes out great. Jollof rice needs steam to cook and not water, don’t be alarmed if/when the rice begins to burn, it will definitely burn a little, this is what gives it the much loved smokey flavour. Can you add chicken to the rice? much love, xo, Wow I loved the recipe so I will make it tonight for dinner with roast chicken. I’m glad the recipe worked well for you. Rice Jollof is a staple food in Africa, especially in Nigeria. So good! With all due respect to previous nations, Nigerian Jollof rice will remain the best. Hope this helps and isn’t too late…X, I used exactly ur recipe and it came out delish. I discovered your site from Google and also I have to claim it was a fantastic find. Will vegetable stock suffice instead of chicken stock? I don’t cook a lot, so I have no idea where I can get white pepper. You’re very welcome…. D white pepper n butter was amazing. Will see how it turns out! So sorry for the late response,glad you find my recipes useful, your lovely feedback is appreciated.. At last!!! I think doubling the recipe (or at least 6 cups) would fill a deep 1/2 steam tray pan and quadrupling would do well for a full deep steam tray pan. I don’t know what I’m doing wrong. That’s what it is called over here where I live. I plan on re-doing this. It’s incredible! I’m glad the recipe worked great for you. Can i use either of the two and still get a nice jollof rice? I was just as excited when I nailed Jollof for the first time. Aww! I prepared it on Sunday and my kids are crazy about it. What other brand of tomato puree in the UK would you recommend the absence of Best-in? Although, it can be difficult to achieve at home. I have tried many recipes from your blog already and am sharing it with all my friends. how much tomato puree did you use? A recipe card with exact measurement is also listed below. If you’re in the UK, try a brand called Best-in, it’s a very good brand. https://sisijemimah.com/2016/06/21/basmati-jollof-rice-party-jollof-rice Again, I saw your detailed ingredients and as always, I have over-done my ingredients. You’re welcome. (It’s better to transfer the rice into another big pot, then add the stew so you can control the amount of stew that goes in to avoid over adding. You could try. Your recipe is the bomb.thks for always saving lives. https://www.helenozor.com/2016/03/h-e-b-party-food-recipes/, Anyways, I’ll be making it again tonight Thanks for sharing with us, Hi, I’m so sorry for the late response. Add little bits of stock or water as you go, be careful not to add too much. Thank you. Aw! Fried rice (another party favourite) is usually not on par with Jollof rice, so when I attend parties I ask for only Jollof rice because I am sure of what I will get. This is an excellent recipe! Party jollof rice is a term you will often hear in Nigeria, particularly in and around Lagos State. Thanks! There are various recipes for Jollof rice and they all depend on which Country you’re from though I’m only familiar with three variants. I hate spam. Onions and tomatoes should be added just a couple of minutes before final doneness. Am a home chef-cook. I’m so happy rn, Oooh!! I’m glad the recipe worked great for you. For3dericawill I just multiply recipie by 3? I haven’t even cooked my beloved fried rice since I starter using this your jollof recipe. If we want to ask if we made any of your recipes, we are like “Did you Jemimah today?” Keep up the great work. This recipe is so easy to follow and it worked, even though I replaced some of your ingredients because I live in Canada. I actually rmbr the butter. I’ve been slacking lately on the food posts, but since its fall time, I guess its only right for me to jump back on the food post wagon. Interesting how much difference the butter and white pepper made. Instagram handle is @sisi_jemimah I used tinned plum tomatoes instead of fresh tomatoes, I also used tomato paste. the most popular rice recipe in Nigeria. i can tell this recipe is delicious, just by looking at all the ingredients. In Nigeria, red bell pepper is called tatashe, while habanero is called scotch bonnet pepper. I’ve been trying to perfect my jollof recipe for the past few months and I’m so glad I found your blog. Impeccable! I’ve never prepared nor tasted Ghanaian Jollof, never even seen a recipe for it so I can’t comment on the preparation method. Thank you so much for this recipe. I’m so sorry, ive only just read this. xo, Thanks for the jollof rice recipes. I’m really glad the recipe worked out great for you. The generic curry spice found anywhere in world is the same type used in West Africa. Love the feedback!!! I do not eat meat so I used Better than Bouillon – No Chicken Base & Imagine Vegetarian No-Chicken Broth as substitutes!!! Thank you. This makes it firm and less mushy. The jollof rice came out PERFECT. Your email address will not be published. Made it for dinner last night and was wondering why I didn’t make more. But I do know quite a few people who do. I always screenshot your recipes and follow it as instructed and it always turns out wonderful. Let me know in the comments what you guys think of this recipe! Heat about 4 tablespoons of canola oil and butter in a medium-sized pot on medium heat and throw in some chopped red onions. Thank you. My inlaw comes to visit, I cook your jollof rice. Pls, can I use the standard measuring cup to measure both the rice and stock? hmm yummy can’t wait to try it for my mum birthday. Hi Chioma, plum tomatoes are just tinned peeled tomatoes, you don’t have to use it, just use fresh tomatoes instead if it’s not easily available in your country of residence. So thank you, for your great recipes. I honestly feel that vegetable stock gives jollof rice a completely different taste than the original taste of jollof rice. 2. However, I will be using Basmatic Rice. This is now my new go-to recipe for my Nigerian Party Jollof rice! Thanks so much for the feedback….X. So for this recipe, you mean only 2 plum tomatoes are used? I hope this helps. After following this recipe, this is the best jollof rice Ive made to date! glad the recipe worked out great for you, thanks so much for taking the time to leave a feedback…x, Aunty jemi,you ve been saving lives?? I don’t use to get that party jolof rice. Sounds like you used more oil or butter than necessary. Hi SJ, I just finished cooking my jollof rice wit ur recipe and trust me it came out “wow”. Best Jollof drive recipe ever! 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