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  • 2 cup Dried black-eyed peas
  • 1 med Onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 2 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 4 x 4" squares aluminum foil
  • Salsa for serving


  • Place the black-eyed peas in a medium bowl with water, and soak the peas overnight.
  • Drain off the water.
  • Place the peas, onion, egg, water, chili powder and salt into the bowl of a food processor or blender.
  • Process until the ingredients form a smooth paste.
  • Place 2 heaping tablespoons of the pea mixture on a square of aluminum foil.
  • Tightly fold the foil around the mixture.
  • Place the foil packets in a medium pot and cover them with water.
  • Boil for 1 hour, until the moi-moi is firm. Serve hot or warm with spicy salsa.

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