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At the Joloff Buka you can find a variety of dishes such as Indomie Noodles, Gbegiri & Ewedu, Whole Fish and Egusi Soup.

Monday on “Life.Style.Live!” Sarah Awoyomi, The Jollof Buka head chef and owner, joined us to demonstrate how to prepare their Jollof Rice and Spicy Asun dish. Here’s more from her:

Jollof Rice and Spicy Asun

This is a classic Nigerian dish, that features a fresh variety of vegetables, par-boiled rice, tender sautéed goat meat and a wide variety of herbs and spices!

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 2-3 hours

Feeds: 8 people



How to Jollof:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Put the 2 cups of vegetable oil on the stove in your big pot
  3. Add ½ cup of chopped onions, smoked shrimp to oil

Fun fact:

How to Asun:

  1. Put your 2 cups of oil on the stove, heat for 3-4 minutes
  2. Add your pre boiled, pre seasoned cut up pieces of goat meat
  3. Fry till brown
  4. Add chopped onions
  5. Fry lightly
  6. Add Asun Pepper Mix from prep
  7. Fry for about 10 mins
  8. Add your choice of seasonings (light salt should suffice)
  9. Take off stove

Fun fact: Blending and frying Asun pepper mix may make you cough a bit. Be careful, and know your spice limit!

The Jollof Buka is located 2501 W. Washington St. Indianapolis IN. 46222