Jellof Rice Recipe

The Nigerian rice recipe discussed here is the classic Nigerian Jollof Rice prepared at parties. This is the most popular Nigerian rice recipe. This is why you will always see it in parties. It is quite easy to prepare if you follow the simple steps.

How to Cook Nigerian Jollof Rice [Video]

The following are other variations of Jollof Rice:

Leafy Jollof Rice

Coconut Jollof Rice

Mixed Vegetable Jollof Rice

Rice and Beans


  • 3¾ cups (750g) long grain parboiled rice
  • 2 cups Tomato Stew
  • Chicken (whole chicken, drumsticks or chicken breast)
  • Pepper and salt (to taste)
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 Nugo cubes
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder (Nigerian curry powder)

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