Ultimate Nigerian Cookbook. Once you are done with frying the chicken, just add the remaining one cup of sliced onions, stir for 1 2 minutes and add the ground tomatoes. I like to commence cooking jollof rice with the same oil I used in frying the chicken, Using a fresh oil is just the same as cooking without the chicken stock meat water which actually hold over 7. Nigerian foods, the end result is a tasteless meal. Frying the tomatoes would take about 3. Fry until when you lift a portion with your frying spoon you will notice the oil continues to boil in the spoon. You also notice the tomatoes turning dark. Once the tomato is well fried, add the meat water, the ground gingergarlic, a teaspoon each of curry and thyme, two teaspoons of salt then about 1 or 2 cups of water, you can add a little more water later, add a cube of maggi or knorr. Stir and taste, it should taste overly spiced. Dont worry, once the rice is added the taste would balance. Then add the rice and cover to cook. Then just cook till the rice is soft for consumption, Remember that you can add water occasionally. Voila This is just how to make jollof rice, you can serve with the fried meat, salad and maybe a bottle of your favorite drink. Subscribe Below to Receive My Free Weekly Recipes. The Ultimate Nigerian Cookbook RecommendedVideo For Nigerian Jollof Rice. I made this video a few days ago, you can learn to make jollof rice through the video below, the method is straight and easy to follow, You will also get a visual of all the ingredients that I used in the process. Compare Jollof Rice Fried Rice.