Hawaiian Poi

Sue L


This is quite possibly an irreverent version of the recipe, the authentic being very unappetizingly bland. I have taken liberties to add a little flavor. You're welcome. ;)


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15 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    taro root, scrubbed, peeled and cubed
  • 17.6 oz
    can coconut water
  • 3 1/2 oz
    cream of coconut (type for mixing cocktails)
  • 4 oz
    coconut cream (unsweetened type)
  • 1/4 c
    crushed pineapple
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Hawaiian Poi


  1. Simmer the taro cubes in the coconut water for about 40 minutes or until tender, then drain.
  2. Place in a food processor or blender with the rest of the ingredients and puree.

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About Hawaiian Poi

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian

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