Savoury Taro in Coconut Cream

Savoury Taro in Coconut Cream


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Delicious taro root poached and then served in hot coconut cream with onions and salt. A Samoan dish that is great with fish and fried bread. Yummy.

Cattleya Canterbury, New Zealand

Serves: 4 

  • 500g fresh taro, cut into chunks
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut cream
  • salt, to taste

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. In a large saucepan cover taro with water. Bring to a boil then allow to boil for about 30 minutes. Drain taro and reserve cooking water.
  2. In a separate saucepan combine onion and coconut cream. Add in the drained taro. If sauce is to thick, stir in 2/3 cup of the cooking water.
  3. Cook slowly for about 5 minutes, season to taste then serve.

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