Light your Envirofit SuperSaver Charcoal Jiko using little charcoal.
Wash rice until water runs clear. Drain water.
Heat a saucepan with oil. Then add onions, garlic, thyme and hot pepper, sauté for about a minute.
Stir in rice to the pan, followed by beans for about 2 minutes, then add coconut milk, bay leaves, creole spice, with 3 cups of water, bring to a boil reduce heat, cover with a lid and simmer until rice is cooked, about 20 minutes or more. Stir occasionally from the sides to prevent burns, add more water if needed.
Adjust for salt and pepper. Discard bay leaves you have to stir occasionally to be preventing any burns.