Bundiga Recipe

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BUNDIGA

Beatrice Garbutt

By
@bedie

This is one of the main dishes of the 'Garifuna" peoples of Southern Belize. It is delicious and will knock your socks off.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3
coconuts
4-6
fish chunk
2 c
fish or shrimp stock (optional)
1 c
okra, fresh (optional)
pinch
salt and pepper
sprig(s)
cilantro, fresh
8
green bananas
1 clove
garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grate green bananas; season w/light salt & pepper; form in fluffed patties (palm size) and set aside. Season fish slightly and set aside
2
Grate coconuts; add 2 cups water w/2 cups fish or shrimp stock or 4 cups water only. Squeeze and put coconut milk in heavy pot.
3
Place pot on lighted stove and add the salt & pepper and garlic (chopped). Constant stirring is important otherwise the coconut milk will curdle and separate.
4
After 15-20 minutes of stirring, add lightly seasoned fish chunks; okra (optional) and grated bananas formed in fluff patty style (coconut milk should be boiling at this point)
5
Let cook for another 10 minutes while constantly scooping gravy over fish and banana patties until patties are somewhat firm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy