Fa'alifu Talo & Fa'i (Taro & Banana w/Coconut Milk)
To those that have not tried this, the combination may seem strange, but to us Samoans, this Fa'alifu Talo & Fa'i (Taro & Banana with Coconut Milk) dish is heaven!
- 3-4 lb Samoan (Dryland) Taro
- 9 pcs. Green Banana
- 2 medium Round Onions, diced
- 12-13 cups coconut milk
- Hawaiian or Table Salt to Taste
- 1 T Black Pepper
Peel taro and slice into 4-5 pieces each. For easy peeling. Place green bananas in warm water for about 20 minutes. Boil taro & bananas for about 30 - 40 minutes. Add coconut milk into a large sauce pan or pot. Bring to a boil. Add round onion & season with the salt & pepper. Add taro & bananas and let simmer till taro and bananas are well done. Serves 6 - 8.