how to cook edesi isip

How to Cook Edesi Isip (Efik Coconut Rice)

When making this meal, you should use fresh coconut milk (i.e homemade) in order to get the strong coconut aroma in the rice.


  • Rice
  • Coconut milk
  • Ground crayfish
  • Dry pepper
  • Fresh prawns
  • Smoked fish
  • Steamed pork feet (optional)
  • Onion (sliced)
  • Seasoning cube
  • Salt

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Preparation method

  • Pour the coconut milk into a pot and bring to boil. Make sure you have enough coconut milk in case you may need to add more.
  • Add the pepper, crayfish, smoked fish, onion, steamed pork feet, seasoning cube, and salt. Allow boiling for 2 minutes.
  • Wash your rice thoroughly and add to the coconut milk. Then add the prawns
  • Cook till the rice is done and water is dried up

Your coconut rice is ready! You can serve warm or hot with some salad vegetables.

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