Gungo Peas are a delicious Jamaican classic, completing its renowned national dish. They also contain several health benefits. Gungo Peas are a good source of protein, dietary fibre, and various vitamins: thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese.
Below is the recipe for the delicious Jamaican Rice and Peas:
- To get started, heat a medium pan that has a tight-fitting lid over high heat on the stove.
- Add 4 cups of liquid TOTAL to the pan, including the coconut milk, broth/liquid from peas and water.
- Next, add the peas, onion, garlic and all the spices, salt and pepper.
- Finally, add your rinsed rice. Stir one last time, reduce heat to low, cover with a tight-fitting lid and let cook for 15 minutes.