Thursday, 14 December 2006
Makate Mimina (coconutty rice pancake) JFI coconut
This is an East African Dish. Usually served with a hot cocunut chicken curry (bit like Thai green curry).
I have posted it especially for Anja. Let me know if you make it.
2 Cups Rice
1 pint milk
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tspn yeast
1/2 packet creamed coconut or 1 1/2 cups of coconut milk
2 table spn butter or margerine
1/2 tspn cardamom seeds
1 1/2 cups water
Wash the rice and Soak it for 3-4 hours or overnight
add the yeast to a little water with 1 tspn sugar
let it ferment
disolve the coconut cream in 1 1/2 cups of hot water
drain the rice and add warm milk to it, liquidise until smooth
add the coconut liquid/milk, yeast and cardamom seeds.
Cover and leave in a warm place for 3 hours, or until the mixture is frothy and doubled in volume, add the remaining sugar.
divide mixture into two
Heat a nine inch frying pan, add 1/2 the butter, when melted add half the batter, cover and cook at very low heat for 30 minutes, uncover and grill the top until brown.
remove from pan
Repeat for the second pancake
serve warm, delish with melted butter