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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Grate green bananas; season w/light salt & pepper; form in fluffed patties (palm size) and set aside. Season fish slightly and set aside
2Grate 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.
3Place pot on lighted stove and add the salt & pepper and garlic (chopped). Constant stirring is important otherwise the coconut milk will curdle and separate.
4After 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)
5Let 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