Riz Aux Champignons Djon Djon
long grain rice
dried black mushrooms
freshly ground black pepper
substitute lima beans
scotch bonnet pepper
Boil mushrooms in 3 cups of water on medium heat for 10 minutes, until water turns black. Liquify using blender or food processor.
Strain mushrooms reserving 2 1/2 cups of the liquid.
Add oil to a cast-iron pot on medium heat. Saute garlic, onion and shallots for 2 minutes.
Add rice and stir for 3 minutes.
Add mushroom water, salt, cloves, cooked lima beans or green peas. Bring to a boil.
Reduce to low heat until water evaporates.
Lower heat again, stir rice with butter and place a whole scotch bonnet pepper and thyme on top of rice. Cover pot tightly and steam for 20 minutes.
Remove hot pepper and thyme. Stir before serving.
Riz Aux Champignons Djon Djon Recipe provided by Caribbean Food Delights, Inc. www.cfdnyinc.com