Spicy Dasheen

Spicy dasheen

Category: Snack/side dish | Serves: 6

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes


1/2 kg dasheen

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

2 teaspoons mild curry powder

1 teaspoon oregano seeds or dried oregano

Scotch bonnet pepper, finely sliced

4 curry leaves

1 tablespoon mustard oil

1 lemon

  1. Peel the dasheen and cut the flesh into bite-sized cubes. Boil until tender and can be easily pierced with a fork.
  2. Heat the mustard oil in a non-stick pan and gently fry all the other ingredients except the lemon juice.
  3. Keep the oil and spices on a high heat and stir in the dasheen. Finish with a squeeze of lemon juice and serve with grilled fish and vegetables or as a main dish with a roti.

Nutritional information

Spicy Dasheen