H – Haitian Rice and Beans with Coconut Milk

Haitian Rice and Beans with Coconut Milk

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Haitian Rice and Beans with Coconut Milk

From Haitian-Culture.com


  • 2 cups of rice
  • 1 cup of dried black beans
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 5 cups of water
  • A pinch of garlic powder
  • Salt (if desired)
  • 1 Maggi (or Seasoning)
  • Diced green peepper
  • 2 tablespoons of oil



  • Wash and drain dried beans and place in a medium pot.Add water and let them boil on high.
  • Check beans from time to time for tenderness. If you like your rice dried-cooked, you don’t want your beans overcooked.Usually, it takes about 35 to 45 minutes, depending on the kind of beans that is used.
  • Once cooked, drain the beans and keep 1 1/2 cup of the boiled water aside for the rice cooking.


  • Heat the oil in a pan; then add the green onions and cooked beans.
  • Cover for 2 minutes; Then add the salt and coconut milk
  • Reduce heat to medium and keep on stirring
  • Add boiled-bean water (that you kept aside!)
  • Add maggi, garlic powder and green peeper. Add a bit of salt, if needed
  • Increase the heat slightly and let content boil covered
  • Uncover and add the rice. Stir everything
  • As the water reduces, also reduce the heat
  • When water dries, cover and simmer for 35 minutes.

Please see actual website for pictures and detailed instructions – Haitian-Culture.com

Please share your favorite recipes and enjoy the A-Z Challenge.


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