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Jackfruitwhisperer69

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Matapa Moçambicana/ Mozambican Matapa
« on: October 29, 2012, 09:15:40 AM »



■ 750 gr peanut
■ 1 coconut
■ 1 kg of fresh shrimp or dried
■ 1 kg of cassava leaves or cabbage as a sub.
■ 2 liters of water
■ salt to taste

preparation:

Pound the peanuts, until fine and dissolved in about half a liter of water.

Grate the coconut. Add a bit of water to the grated coconut, then squeeze the pulp on a sieve and extract all the coconut milk. Joins this coconut milk water with pounded peanuts.

Pound the cassava leaves and cook the leaves (without water) for half an hour. In a pan, bring the mixture of coconut milk and peanut water to boil, and when it starts to boil, add the pounded cassava leaves and season with salt. Finally, add the shrimp that is already cooked to the matapa and let the shrimp to simmer with the matapa for half hour on low heat. Serve with white rice or pap/grits.
« Last Edit: October 29, 2012, 09:49:57 AM by Jackfruitwhisperer69 »
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Re: Matapa Moçambicana/ Mozambican Matapa
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012, 10:46:16 AM »
very nutritious. 

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Re: Matapa Moçambicana/ Mozambican Matapa
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2012, 12:07:34 PM »
very nutritious.

Hi RedDurio,

Most definitely! Though, I have not tried it yet...will do soon :)
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