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How to cook One bag of Jollof Rice, Step by Step



How to cook one bag of jollof rice

This is one of the frequently questions asked on bag of rice.

  1. How many paint buckets is in a bag of rice? The answer is between 13 to 12 paint buckets precisely the left over after the 12th bucket may not fill the 13th bucket completely.


  1. HOW MANY DERICA IS IN A BAG OF RICE? 64 dericas equals one bag of rice. Because 32 dericas, is equivalent to half bag of rice.
  2. HOW MANY CUPS ARE IN A BAG OF RICE? OR HOW MANY CUPS OF RICE IN A 50KG BAG? About 64 derica of rice equal a 50 lb bag of rice depending on long or short grain.


  1. 1KG RICE IS HOW MANY CUPS The number of cups in a 1kg bag of rice is 2 to 3 cups of rice it varies. If you are going to cook half bag of jollof rice or buying ingredients for half bag of rice then slash the measurements into two.


1 basket of fresh tomato (medium sized basket) – 4 big Gino tin tomatoes. –

2 Maggi Packs and one knorr pack.

2 and half big pack of tiger curry – Small dustbin rubber basket of onions – Ginger and garlic fresh #1000. nut meg ( about 10 sachet is enough).

2 custard bucket mix of shombo and tatashe.

Fresh atarodo pepper 2 custard bucket (usage depends on how peppery you want the rice to be)

20 litres of groundnut oil.

2big packs of tiger time – Meat stock (could be beef or chicken) SPICES 1.) 2 Rolls of kitchen glory 2.) 2 Rolls of Benny spice. 3.) 2 Rolls mevina. 4.) 4 sachets of delice spice. 7.)2 big salt packs.

METHOD: Grind your tomato, fresh pepper, shombo, tatashe ginger, garlic and some onion. Pour your grounded tomato in a pot and set on fire for the water to dry. Put your meat in a pot add grounded garlic, ginger, thyme, curry, bayleaf, salt and maggi. Mix properly and add little water. Set it on fire with low heat so that it can absorb spices properly.

Fry your meat , with one bulb of fresh onion in the oil it adds a nice distinct flavour


Slice your onion, place your pot on fire, pour in the groundnut oil u used to fry your meat, if is not enough add more, once the oil is hot add sliced onion, add your freshly dried tomato, once its dried add the tin tomato and fry Add your spices, magi, salt, kitchen glory, blended rosemary.

Go easy on the spices because too spicy jollify is not really good. Add your stock (the meat water is the stock)…cover to boil very well Parboil your rice and wash properly Add it your mix boiling on fire.

If your pots are notified big enough , divide in manageable quantities, do not stir it too often do not use too much heat to cook your rice and do not fret if it gets a bit burnt its quite common and usually adds that burnt bottom pot taste.

How Many People Can Half or One Bag of Rice Feed? When cooking for a lot of people, as in weddings and other ceremonies in Nigeria, it can be hard to guesstimate the quantity of rice that will be enough.

Jollof riceSo, how do you know how much rice to cook for a party or wedding guests? Here’s a rough guide to how much rice (quantity) to cook for any number of guests between 25 and 150 people.

8kg feeds 25 people 10kg feeds 30 people 20kg feeds 60 people 25kg (half bag of rice) feeds 75 people 30kg feeds 90 people 40kg feeds 120 people 50kg (1 bag of rice) feeds 150 people I hope this helps.