Crisp Spiced Coconut with Peanuts Recipe

Crisp Spiced Coconut with Peanuts Recipe

Ingredients :

1 cup desiccated coconut

1 onion, chopped finely

2 cloves small garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated finely

1/2 teaspoon dried shrimp paste

2 tablespoons peanut oil

1 teaspoon cilantro, ground

1 teaspoon cumin, ground

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon tamarind liquid

1 cup roasted unsalted peanuts


Method :

Use a bowl to mix the coconut, garlic, onion and ginger. Heat a wok with the peanut oil and fry the dried shrimp paste over low heat for 1-2 minutes, crushing it. Add coconut mixture and fry on moderate low heat, stirring constantly until the coconut turned golden brown. Add cilantro, salt, cumin, tamarind liquid and continue stirring on very low heat until coconut is dry and crisp. Allow to cool and mix in the peanuts. Serve as an accompaniment to rice meal, or as garnishing over dishes.


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