Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Jamaican Rice & Peas

Rice & Peas


•1/4 cup gungo peas or kidney beans

•1 clove of garlic

•1 green pepper


•black pepper

•thyme, salt to taste

•2 cups rice

•coconut milk or coconut [to make coconut milk]. Cut coconut in small pieces and blend in about 3 cups water in the blender, strain through a strainer to separate the milk.


1.Wash peas and soak in 2 cups of water.

2.Pour peas and water in a pot with coconut milk, garlic and put to boil.

3.Cook peas until tender adding more water if necessary.

4.When peas are cooked add salt, whole pepper, black pepper, thyme, & escallion.

5.Let season simmer.

6.Wash rice if necessary, then add to pot. Use a fork to mix everything together.

7.Cook on a low heat until done.

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