Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. --COCONUT MILK-- 1 sm Coconut

  2. 4 c Water

  3. --RICE AND PEAS-- 1 cn Red beans

  4. 1 md Onion

  5. 1 bn Green onions

  6. 1 tb Dried thyme leaves

  7. 1 ts Ground allspice

  8. 2 ea Garlic cloves, minced

  9. 1 ts Salt

  10. 2 lb Rice

  11. Water Take coconut out of shell and process or grate it in the water, then squeeze it through double-layered cheesecloth. Use only the liquid; throw gratings away. It works better if you let it sit for an hour or so before sieving. Cook the beans in the coconut milk for one hour (simmering). Chop onion and scallions and add with thyme, allspice, garlic, 1 tsp salt and 2 lbs rice. Add water to cover + one inch over top of rice and beans mixture. (use 1st knuckle to guess). Bring to a boil, turn down heat and simmer, covered, 40 minutes or until rice is done.


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