African Rice Balls

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Nif_H

This is intended to be served with the Ghanaian Chicken and Peanut Butter Soup. Only a couple of ingredients and a small amount of work, use your imagination to come up with other ideas. I posted instructions for 4 rice balls. Enjoy!

Top Review by kitty.rock

I made just 1/3 of the recipe for the 3 of us, and added some garlic pepper and parsley for flavor, plus a bit of sea salt. A quick and easy side dish for our dinner tonight. Definitely needs spicing up to be a stand-alone side dish, but would be perfect served as accompaniment with a spicy dish. Made for ZWT7-AFRICA for the Hot Pink Ladies!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil and add rice. Simmer for 10 minutes or until the rice is really soft and has absorbed all the water.
  2. With a wooden spoon, mash the rice until it sticks together. Divide the rice into four equal portions then, using a clean cloth to protect your hands, or two large serving spoons, mould each portion into a ball.

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