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INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings)
2 onions, finely chopped
10g garlic, crushed
2kg prawns, peeled and chopped
5g fresh chillies, green, finely chopped
20g fresh corainder, finely chopped
1 cup flour
2 eggs
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1 cup black eyed beans, soaked
Salt and Black Pepper


Boil the beans for 2 hours or until soft.
Once soft, remove from the water, allow to cool and rub the beans together to remove the skins.
Place into a blender, and blend until smooth. Add salt and black pepper.

Fry the onions and garlic until soft, and remove from the heat.
In a bowl, mix together the fried onion and garlic, the prawns, chilli, coriander and salt and black pepper.
Add the flour, breadcrumbs and eggs, and combine well.
Roll into culinders, about 8 cm long and 3cm thick.
Once rolled, place onto a floured tray, and allow to sit in the fridge for 30 minutes until set hard.
To cook the Akara, simply place the croquettes into a pot with oil heated to 180c. Cook until golden brown and serve warm.



The Lihawu Restaurant is situated in the Royal Villas in the Ezulwini Valley of Swaziland. Accommodation options are available for diners.
For more information on Events, Special Packages and Functions at The Royal Villas, please visit their website
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