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Matoke (Green Bananas in Coconut Sauce)

Serves: 12

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The matoke recipe is used during family celebrations. This recipe can include many ingredients depending on what family members bring. You can substitute plantains for green bananas and red yams for the cassava.


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Sauté garlic and onions in oil over high heat until soft. Add taro root, tomatoes, jalapeño, bananas, and cassava or yams. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes.

Add curry powder, salt, coconut milk and water. Simmer for another 20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Add cilantro and turn off the heat.

Recipe by Njambi Gishuru, former PCC Cooks instructor and author of "Authentic African Cooking"

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