DIY Recipes: How to make Frejon

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Frejon is made of black beans cooked slowly overnight over firewood, and then mixed with coconut milk to form a thick, sweet, smooth pudding.

Originally a Brazilian recipe, Frejon is a delightful coconut bean soup which is eaten traditionally eaten during Holy Week around the world.

In Nigeria, it is particularly eaten by the Yorubas  who returned to Nigeria from Brazil at the abolition of the slave trade.

Frejon is made of black beans cooked slowly overnight over firewood, and then mixed with coconut milk to form a thick, sweet, smooth pudding.

It is often served with fish stew, peppered snail and garri.

Check out the video guide below by Summy’s Cooking Connection on how to make Frejon.