Black-Eyed Peas and Rice

December 2008-February 2009

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 can black-eyed peas
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks scallion, crushed
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper
  • 2 pounds rice
  • Salt, to taste

Direction

  1. Combine water, coconut milk, peas (with water from can), carrot, seasonings in a  large pot.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add rice and salt. Cook until liquid is absorbed and rice grains are tender.

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