Beans with coconut & cilantro

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 eaches Garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon Chili powder
1 tablespoon Cumin
1 tablespoon Coriander
2 teaspoons Turmeric
1 tablespoon Fresh cilantro, chopped
1 cup Dessicated coconut
1 cup Black eyed peas, cooked
1 cup Potatoes, diced & parboiled
Lime or lemon juice to taste
2 tablespoons Coconut or vegetable oil
Salt

Heat the oil & sizzle the garlic together with the chili powder for half a minute. Next, add the cumin, coriander, turmeric & cilantro leaves. Cook for another minute or two, stirring often to blend.

Add the coconut & mix this in too.

Add the cooked beans & potatoes. Season & then pour in the lime or lemon juice. Cook for another 10 minutes or so until everything is blended together & the nserve with green vegetables.

NOTE: I served this with Jolof Rice made without the black-eyed peas.

It complemented this dish very well.

Troth Well, "The World in Your Kitchen"

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