Tutu (Dutch Antilles Bean Porridge)

Tutu (Dutch Antilles Bean Porridge)

This sweet and savory porridge made of black eyed peas is eaten for dinner.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Cover black-eyed peas with water, and soak overnight.
  2. Step 2

    Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garlic and onion, and cook until softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in flour until evenly combined with onion. Add water, nutmeg, and sugar. Drain peas, and add to saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the black-eyed peas are tender, about 30 minutes.