What I love the most about it, is the simplicity of ingredients. I am yet to come across anyone who does not like waakye. The name Waakye(pronounce wa-she) is the word for millet in the Ga language. Waakye is very similar to the West Indian version of “rice and peas”. Waakye-Rice and beans cooked with dried millet stalk leaves. Waakye should be made Ghana’s national dish. Surprisingly, waakye is just a simple side dish of rice and beans cooked with […] Four ingredients and you would create this delicious recipe often served with a pepper sauce called shitor. How to Prepare Waakye( Ghana rice&Beans) ps: it says red eyed beans, thats an error, it's Black eyed beans. The one dish Ghanaians can wake up as early as 8 am to queue for is the ever-famous Waakye, a unique Ghanaian dish of cooked rice and beans. You can soak beans as well as millet stalks in clean water overnight to shorten the cooking time. https://ndudu-by-fafa.blogspot.com/2017/02/the-perfect-waakye-recipe.html recipes.ghanaculturepolitics.com/2013/09/02/how-to-prepare-waakye-stew Here's how you can prepare a delicious meal of Waakye. Waakye is one of the most popular street foods in Ghana. The one dish Ghanaians can wake up as early as 8 am to queue for is the ever-famous Waakye, a unique Ghanaian dish of cooked rice and beans. Many families prefer to stock up on waakye from a popular street vendor rather than cook it at home, most likely due to a long time it takes to prepare it with dry beans. Cheers. I truly do. Ingredients for Waakye-2cups of rice-1 cup of cowpea beans -2 millet stalks - Salt How to prepare Waakye-Remove unwanted particle in beans and wash it about twice or thrice. The colour of the water containing the soaked millet stalks will change to red. Waakye is a Ghanian side dish and very easy to cook.