In a clean pot, add water, fresh basil leaves, garlic, ginger, knorr cubes and bring to a boil.
Cooking the Rice
Blend tomatoes, pepper, onions, tatatashe and rodo.
Heat palm oil in a clean pot, then add blended ingredients and bring to a boil. Until the water dries out.
Add in crab broth and let simmer.
Wash locust beans, then add into stew base.
Add clean rice into stew base and cook over low heat for about 20 minutes. Add in crab broth as needed, and allow rice steam until cooked. Season accordingly
ps: while rice is cooking, soak stock fish in water to soften.
Add in stock fish, beef, shaki, crabs, basil leaves when the rice is almost cooked. Then cover to steam about 10 minutes more, before turning up the heat to let it smoke about 5 minutes.
Season prawns with palm oil, fresh basil, ginger, garlic, white pepper, thyme and seasoning cube.
Grill prawns until cooked.
Serve palm oil rice. Finish off with grilled prawns and fresh basil leaves.