The Perfect Moi-Moi (video)


  • 500g of Queens Bean Flour
  • 4 medium size onions,
  • Pepper -12pcs of shombo (cayenne pepper) and 3pcs of atarodo (habanero pepper) adjust to taste
  • Seasonings (5 large stock cubes and salt) to taste
  • 18cl of oil which is about 12 table spoons(1.5cl) or ¾ cup
  • 162.5cl of water (that is equivalent of three sachets of 50cl pure water plus a quarter) NOTE this water level is inclusive of meat/fish stock if adding any
  • egg / fish / crawfish / boiled meat stock / spices are optional


  1. Blend your pepper and, onions with part of the measured water
  2. Empty the content of one 500g pack of Queens Bean Flour into a clean bowl
  3. Add the blended pepper and onions into the bowl and gently add the remaining part of the measured water mixing thoroughly as you pour it
  4. Leave to rest for about 25 to 30 minutes to absorb the water
  5. Add oil, salt, stock cubes and choice spices.
  6. Taste for salt and seasoning and adjust as desired
  7. Measure out the mixture into plastic bowls, aluminium bowls, moi-moi leaves etc.
  8. Cook for 45 to 60 minutes