Sudanese Recipe How to make this delicious Sudanese delicacy, Bean Balls

Replace those Meatballs with Bean Balls.

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Bean ball play

Bean ball


This Sudanese Bean Ball delicacy reminds me of popular Nigerian Recipe, Akara, known as Bean cake.

Its healthy, rich in protein, nutritious and easy to prepare. Let's make some Bean Ball.

Bean ball play

Bean ball

(Light orange bean)



1. Dried broad beans (soaked overnight)

2. Red Chilli

3. Garlic

4. Onion

5.  Salt

6. Seasoning cube

7. Pepper

8. Vegetable oil


1. Drain the beans, peel and discard the skin

2. Add Onion, Garlic, Chilli, Salt, Pepper to the beans and grind into a paste.

3. Try shaping the mixture into small, rough balls. You could use your hands (washed properly) or shape with two tablespoons.

4. Deep fry bean balls for about 5 minutes or until it's golden brown.

Bean ball play

Bean ball



Bean ball is ready! You could serve with Pita bread or Tortilla wrap, red onion and tomato sauce.

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