Sunday 25 October, 2020

Loop Sunday Lunch: Trini Beef Pelau

Image via NewsAmericasNow.

Image via NewsAmericasNow.

If you're still hustling around with Christmas cleaning, this is the Sunday lunch for you.

Today we feature a Trini favourite - pelau. 

Check out this recipe from AllRecipes. 

Ready in: 35 min 

Serves 6 

Calories 541 


3 tablespoons brown sugar

1 pound beef for stew, cut in 1 inch pieces

1 1/2 cups water

1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice

1 cup coconut milk

2 cups fresh pigeon peas

1 cup chopped carrot

3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh parsley


Cook sugar in a large saucepan over medium heat until it begins to caramelise. Stir in the beef, and cook until well browned. Bring the water, coconut milk, rice, pigeon peas, and carrot to a simmer; cover and cook until rice is done, about 25 minutes. Stir in parsley to garnish.

Nutrition Facts: Per Serving: 541 calories; 24.8 g fat; 58.3 g carbohydrates; 22.1 g protein; 51 mg cholesterol; 69 mg sodium.

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