Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Kolokasi – Taro root stew (vegetarian)

Ingredients:

  • 2.5 pounds of taro root (kolokas)
  • 4 stems of celery (optional)
  • 2 large onions
  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon(s) tomato paste
  • 1.5 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups water (boiling to speed cooking time)
Taro root

Taro root

Method:

  • peel/wash/dry taro root…use knife to crack irregular pieces (2 to 3 cm, 1 inch)
  • onions and lightly brown in olive oil in pressure cooker (without the lid on)
  • add chopped celery (optional)
  • peel/seed/chop tomatoes and add to onions
  • add tomato paste and boiling water
  • add taro root, salt and pepper
  • place/lock pressure cooker lid
  • Cook for 5 minutes once steam starts to release
  • Turn off heat and leave lid in locked position until all steam is released and safe to open
  • Serve over noodle rice
  • Hind says:

    Hi
    Where can i find taro in greece?

    June 27, 2017 at 1:32 pm

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