Puerto Rican Cornmeal Dumplings
|Category:||Other Side Dishes|
|Keywords:||coconut, milk, seed, Anise|
|2 c||fine cornmeal|
|1 c||coconut milk, unsweetened|
|1/4 tsp||anise seed|
|1/4 c||honey (some people use molasses- i don't care for it.)|
|1 pkg||banana leaves (sheets)|
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DirectionsWash banana leaves, dry & cut eight 8x8 squares. You can freeze the remainder if you have any left.Mix cornmeal, anise, coconut milk, salt and honey to form a doughy mixture.
Form dough into 8 rolls (like sausages)Place one cornmeal roll in the middle of each banana leaf square.
Roll the leaf and tie each end with string.Drop the rolls into 8 cups boiling water with 1 teaspoon salt.
Cook for 30 minutes.
Remove from water, cut string from ends and serve. (The cornmeal rolls will slide right out of banana leaf.