Starters, Salads, Soups

Farofa

Farofa is the granules of Mandioca root transformed into the flour called tapioca flour.
You can buy them in a course and fine powder, and the raw flour is moist.

Farofa

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Serves: 6-8 Cooking Time: 35mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried tomatoes soaked in olive oil and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 cups of farofa ( tapioca flour granules)
  • 1 teaspoon salt or according to taste
  • 1/2 cup each of pitted & finely chopped black/green olives
  • 1/2 cup of grated coconut
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp of rose pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 fennel bulb sliced (from the base of fennel stalk)

Instructions

1

In a wok sauté in coconut or olive oil fennel, parsley, dried tomato, chopped olives, for one or two minutes.

2

Add farofa flour, gently mix all the ingredients well

3

Add salt, cumin powder rose pepper and grated coconut.

4

Finally, squeeze over lemon juice and give it all a nice mix.

5

You can serve as a starter, in Brazil, it's used as a side dish.

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