Black-Eyed Peas in Coconut Milk

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Black-eyed Peas in Coconut Milk
Black-eyed Peas in Coconut Milk

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My Tu Duong
Black-Eyed Peas in Coconut Milk
Budget-friendly recipe
1417

This simple but satisfying meal is often eaten for breakfast in Swahili-speaking African countries.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
½
chopped
1
teaspoon
1
seeds removed and chopped
2
chopped
1
drained and rinsed
¾
cup

What You'll Need

  • Chef knife
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cup
  • Skillet with lid
  • Wooden spoon

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a skillet. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Add turmeric, chili pepper and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes or until garlic is soft.
  3. Add peas, coconut milk, water, and salt. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Chef Tips

  • Serve with rice or unleavened bread.

  • This recipe is also delicious with pigeon peas, called mbahazi. Cans of these peas can be found in Mexican, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, or other international grocery stores.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
½
cup
Total calories:
200
Total fat:
8 g
Saturated fat:
4 g
Carbohydrates:
25 g
Protein:
9 g
Fiber:
7 g
Sodium:
555 mg
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