Author Notes: This jackfruit feijoada recipe was specifically made for the Rio Carnival, 294 years after the first recorded celebration, as it is recognised as the Brazilian national dish.
The recipe can be found here -http://www.mynutricounter.com/jackfruit-feijoada/
grams raw jackfruit, peeled and cut into chunks
grams dried red mung beans
grams fermented black beans
grams white onion
grams garlic, peeled and crushed
liters water or vegetable stock
milliliters liquid smoke (optional)
- Soak red mung beans in cold water overnight to rehydrate.
- Boil rehydrated mung beans, white onion, and garlic in water or vegetable stock for 1 hour or until beans are tender.
- Add liquid smoke, fermented black beans, and jackfruit. Simmer for 20 minutes or until jackfruit is fork tender.
- Season with salt if needed.