Angwa Mo (or angwamu) is a delicious traditional Ghanaian dish consisting of fried rice that is often cooked with salted beef (tolo beef).
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: African, Ghanaian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Nita Ragoonanan
For the angwa mo
- 3 tablespoons peanut oil
- 1 cup fragrant white rice
- 3 oz. salted beef (tolo beef), diced (recipe below)
- 2 onions , chopped (divided in 2)
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 cube Maggi chicken broth
- 1 red hot pepper , diced
- 2 cups water
For the salted beef (tolo beef)
- 3 oz. beef (sirloin or rib eye)
- 2 tablespoons sea salt
- 2 bay leaves
Salted beef (tolo beef)
- In a plastic or glass container with a lid, add the beef and sprinkle with sea salt.
- Rub the beef with the salt, then add the bay leaves.
- Cover the container and place in a warm place for 24 hours.
- Drain the blood then cover the container again and place in a warm place for another 24 hours.
- Wash rice, drain and dry.
- In a pot, heat the oil and fry the chopped onions in hot oil until golden brown.
- Take half of the onion and set aside.
- Add the salted beef and mix well.
- Add rice and fry over medium heat for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Add the bouillon cube and stir. Add the hot pepper and mix.
- Add the water and stir well. Cook for 5 minutes.
- Add the remaining onion and cook again for 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- Cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving.
- This rice can be served with omelette and canned sardines.