Ghana – Waakye

By Mabimbi Don


From the city of Accra, Waakye has been used largely for a meal, as lunch and dinner. The cuisine comprises of the mixture rice with beans, cooked to give a traditional taste of the mix.

This cuisine was once largey found o the northern parts of African continent, but it is widely distributed nowadays to almost every part of the country.

Welcome to prepare this secret taste of the Waakye from Ghana.


  • 1kg of rice
  • ½kg of boiled beans.
  • Palm oil.
  • Salt.
  • Pilau Masala


  • Pour oil into the cooking pan, start flying rice for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add beans all together keep mixing thoroughly, till each piece of rice seems to get oiled well, this may take to almost 5 minutes.
  • Add in Masala or any favourable vegetable, leave it to boil for 10 minutes.
  • Pick out the food from heat, when then cuisine is delicious and ready.
  • Enjoy with family or friends.
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