Coconut milk can be bought from supermarkets ready to cook in its liquid form or dried where you would have to make the milk at home using water and sieving (if need be).
You can also buy the whole coconut fruit and using a special grater, make the milk commonly known as tui in Kenya and other East African countries. I will share with you the process of home made coconut milk in another article. But for now, here is the recipe where I used ready to cook coconut milk.
Ingredients (Serves three)
- Coconut milk ( 1 cup)
- 1 onion
- 1 bunch spinach and sukuma wiki(collards)
- 2 large tomatoes
- Dhania (Coriander)
- Carrots (optional)
- Okra (optional)
- Pepper (optional)
- Royco (optional)
1. Add cooking oil and chopped onions to sauce pan (sufuria) and cook till a little browned.
This dish is commonly served with ugali (sima), rice or chapatis.
Spices can be used sparingly in order to keep the taste of the coconut.