BUNDIGA

Bundiga Recipe

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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

How to Make BUNDIGA

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.

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About BUNDIGA

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