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Arroz Integral com Mantiega de Amendoim e Bananas ( Brown Rice with Peanut Butter and Fried Bananas)

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Angola
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium green and red pepper
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 medium banana you can use regular bananas ripe but still firm or plantains-ripe and black


  • Pour the brown rice, tomato juice and 1 cup of water in a 2-quart pot over high heat.
  • When mixture comes to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer until rice is done (45-50 minutes)
  • Meanwhile, slice onions and green and red peppers and sauté in ¼ cup peanut oil until onions are soft.
  • Add curry powder, salt and pepper, mix well, heat for 1 minute
  • Add ¼ cup water, tomatoes and peanut butter.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Peel banana and cut into ½ inch slices.
  • In another fry pan saute the sliced banana in a little peanut oil until lightly golden on both sides.
  • To serve, place the rice in a serving platter, pour the onion sauce over the rice and top with fried bananas.