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Trini food

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Trini food. Get inspired and try out new things.
Yield: 6 RotisINGREDIENTSFor Filling: Split Peas - 2 cups Water - 10 cups Turmeric Powder (Saffron) - 2 tsp Salt - 1 1/2 tbsp Chadon Beni/Culantro - 12 leaves/

Yield: 6 Rotis INGREDIENTS For Filling: Split Peas - 2 cups Water - 10 cups Turmeric Powder (Saffron) - 2 tsp Salt - 1 1/2 tbsp Chadon Beni/Culantro - 12 leaves/ 1/4 cup Scotch Bonnet Pepper - 1 tbsp or to taste (seeds & core removed) Garlic - 3 tbsp (minced) Coconut Oil/Ghee - 3 tbsp Roasted Geera/Cumin Powder - 1 tbsp For Dough: All Purpose Flour - 4 cups Baking Powder - 1 tbsp Brown Sugar - 1 1/2 tsp Salt - 2 tsp Warm Water - 1 1/2 cups Melted Ghee - 1 tsp + 1/2 cup METHOD…

BARRA INGREDIENTSFlour - 1 lb Sugar - 1/4 tspSalt - 1 tspYeast - 1 tspBaking powder - 1 tbspSaffron powder - 1/2 tsp Water - 1 3/4 - 2 cupsOlive Oil

BARRA INGREDIENTS Flour - 1 lb Sugar - 1/4 tsp Salt - 1 tsp Yeast - 1 tsp Baking powder - 1 tbsp Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp Water - 1 3/4 - 2 cups Olive Oil - 1 tbsp Oil for frying METHOD: Mix all dry ingredients. Add water and knead until smooth. Pour oil over the dough. Tightly Cover with foil and let rest for 1 hour. Grease a pan and your hands liberally. Divide dough balls into 1 1/2 inch balls. Heat oil to 350°F. Spread barra as thinly as you can. Fry on both sides for 6-8 seconds…

Pelau is a Trinidadian staple. This Caribbean take on rice pilaf typically features rice, carrots, pigeon peas, coconut milk, and chicken. It’s a perfect one pot meal!

7 · Pelau is a Trinidadian staple. This Caribbean take on rice pilaf typically features rice, carrots, pigeon peas, coconut milk, and chicken. It’s a perfect one pot meal!

17 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Carrot, diced (about 1/2 cup), large
  • 1 Cilantro and green onions
  • 3 stalks Green onion
  • 1 can Pigeon peas, green
  • 1 Scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1/2 Yellow onion
Canned Goods
  • 2 cups Chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk
Pasta & Grains
  • 2 cups Rice, long grain
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tbsp Adobo seasoning
  • 2 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 2 lbs Chicken thighs (skin and fat removed)
  • 2 tbsp Seasoning, green
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Neutral cooking oil
Dairy
  • 1 tsp Golden ray butter
Other
  • 1/4 tsp Liquid browning (optional)
  • 1 packet Sazon
How to Stew Chicken Trini Style – We Trini Food

Slightly sweet, smoky, and spicy, this brown stew chicken recipe will have you asking for more. Plus you only need a few simple ingredients to make this tasty side dish.

14 ingredients

Meat
  • 3 lbs Chicken pieces
Produce
  • 2 tbsp Ginger
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Scotch bonnet pepper
Condiments
  • 1 Flour or lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Worchester sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp Caribbean green seasoning
  • 1 Pepper
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Oil
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
Cornmeal cou cou - a popular gluten free Trinidadian side dish made from cornmeal, coconut milk with okra.

6 · 20 minutes · Vegan, gluten free, dairy free cornmeal with okra- so delicious and perfect with fish

9 ingredients

Produce
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 8 Okras
  • 1 Onion, small
Canned Goods
  • 2 cups Coconut milk
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tbsp Pimiento peppers
  • 1 Salt
Dairy
  • 2 tbsp Butter, dairy free
Liquids
  • 1/2 cup Water
Other
  • 1 cup Cornmeal (fine and non gmo)
Green Banana Run Down - Run down is a common Jamaican stew, that is also eaten throughout the Caribbean, such as Dominica, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, and other Latin American Countries, like Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. Healthier Steps

Enjoy this Green Banana Run Down, made with green bananas cooked in coconut milk, onion, garlic, scallion, thyme, pepper, and spices.

Trinidad Stew Chicken is an incredibly common meat dish that can be eaten at any time of the day. This chicken dish is similar to a Fricassee or Adobo because it simmers in its own juices to cook. However, Trini Stew Chicken is first seared in a caramelized sugar syrup or browning that gives its iconic dark brown color and savory sweet taste. In Trinidad, it is common to see stew chicken served with our favorite Roti, Macaroni Pie or a simple portion of rice with lots of gravy! This Stew ...

8 · 60 minutes · Trinidad Stew Chicken is a ubiquitous meat dish that can be eaten at any time of the day. This chicken dish is similar to a Fricassee or Adobo because it simmers in its juices to cook. However, Trini Stew Chicken is first seared in a caramelized sugar syrup or browning, giving its iconic dark brown color and savory-sweet taste. In Trinidad, it is common to see stew chicken served with our favorite Roti, Macaroni Pie, or a simple portion of rice with lots of gravy! This Stew Chicken recipe is…

10 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 Chicken, Whole
Produce
  • 1 Carrot, large
  • 2 Yukon gold potatos
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Browning sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch or arrowroot starch
  • 1 Salt & black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Seasoning, Green
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Coconut oil
Liquids
  • 1 Water
How to Make Trinidad Sponge Cake from Scratch – We Trini Food

2 · 65 minutes · Want a light, fluffy sponge cake? Then, try this simple Trinidad sponge cake recipe. It is so easy to make and you won’t be disappointed when you bite into a slice of this sweet cake.

11 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 3/4 tbsp Citrus
Refrigerated
  • 4 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 cups Sugar
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Milk
Other
  • 2 tsp Essence ((like vanilla, lemon, almond, and orange))
Here is a simple recipe for traditional Guyanese fried bakes, also called Trini floats. They are circles of dough that are deep-fried and delicious.

165 · 26 minutes · Enjoy our simple recipe for traditional Guyanese fried bakes, also called Trini floats which are circles of dough that are deep-fried and delicious.

8 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tbsp Granulated sugar, white
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 cups Oil
Dairy
  • 1 tbsp Butter, unsalted
Liquids
  • 1 cup Water
Other
  • Optional : pinch ground cinnamon