West African Style Jollof Rice
1 cup Basmati or long grain or parboiled rice
5 large tomatoes or substitute with 1 large can Diced Tomatoes
1 large red capsicum (bell pepper)
1 large brown onion
2 cups stock (Chicken/meat/vegetable broth)
¼ Cup Canola Oil (any vegetable oil will do)
2 tablespoon West African All-Purpose Jollof Dry Spice
1 or 2 chilli peppers (or 1 teaspoon Scotch Bonnet Habanero Cameroon Chilli Pepper)
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon dried thyme
Salt to taste
NOTE: Use a non-stick medium sized pot that has a well fitted lid to cook this dish.
Have a kettle of hot water handy to add small quantities to the rice when or if required.
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