I had a craving for the yam n beans they used to serve us while I was in boarding house! SMH.
2 cups beans (black eyed peas)
5 cups water
2 cubes maggi
medium onion (chopped)
1/4 cup palm oil
1Tspn dried pepper
2 cups chopped yam or sweet potatoes
Add water to a fairly large pot, add the chopped onion and cover on high heat until water starts to boil
Rinse the beans in cold water and add to the boiling water
Cook below medium head for 2 hrs
Add in salt, maggi, pepper, oil and yam
Cook for another hour.