Saturday, August 12, 2006

Farofa (Fried Manioc Flour)

I attended a cooking demostration class in Swadisht and this is one of the dishes. It is a great side dish to be served with Feijoada.

Ingredients: (Serve 6)
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 bananas (caturra, cut into small pieces)
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 300 g of manioc flour (flakes)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (crushed)
  • 1 small onion, (chopped)
  • parsley and green onions
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a saucepan, fry bananas in cooking oil. Set aside.
  2. In a separate pan, heat butter and add onion. Fry until golden brown. Add garlic and stir for about 1 minute. Add eggs and cook for about 1 min, stir. Add flour, green onion, parsley, salt and pepper.
  3. Add banana and stir. Ready to serve.



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