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   Tuesday, July 7, 2020 

Vote for your Country in the Battle of the Islands! Lentil Stew in Grace Coconut Milk with Cous Cous



Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4 servings


  • 1 Packet grace coconut milk powder
  • 4 1⁄4 Cups water
  • 1 Packet cous cous
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, chopped
  • 1 Sprig thyme, chopped
  • 1 Large onion, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons escallion, chopped
  • 6 Whole pimento berries, crushed
  • 1 Whole scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Can grace coconut milk (400 ml)
  • 1 Cup lentils
  • 1 Large cho-cho, diced
  • 1 Large irish potato, diced
  • 1 Large carrot, diced
  • 1⁄4 Cup flour


  1. Combine Grace Coconut Milk Powder and 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.

  2. In a large bowl, combine Cous Cous and 2 cups boiling water, stir well, and add 1/2 of the garlic, thyme, onion, escallion, pimento berries, and a pinch of salt. Pour on the boiling Grace Coconut Milk, mix well and allow to set for about 5 minutes.

  3. Place lentils in a sauce pan. Add remaining onion, pimento berries, thyme, escallion, garlic, whole scotch bonnet pepper, Grace Coconut Milk and salt to taste. Allow to boil for about 10 minutes.

  4. Add cho-cho, Irish potatoes and carrot and stir well. Leave to simmer.

  5. Combine flour with remaining water and mix until a smooth dough is formed. Use to make tiny *spinners and add to the stew. Stir will. Adjust liquid using Grace Coconut Milk or water if necessary; then leave to simmer for another 10 minutes.

*spinners are small dumplings.


To serve
Serve immediately.


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