Saheena

Saheena Recipe

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About Saheena Recipe:

Saheena is a Trini specialty consisting of flour

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  • 45 mins
  • 11 Ingredients
Ingredients
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Ingredients for Saheena Recipe

  • 1 bundle dasheen leaves or taro leaves
  • 3 cup dhal flour or split peas flour
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1/4 cup green seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Jeera / roasted cumin powder
  • 1 cup flour optional
  • 1 cup blended fresh channa optional
  • 2 Tsp Salt
  • As required Juice of half a lime
  • 4 cup Water
Nutrition
  • 2g Fat(0.98%)
  • 35g Protein(22.24%)
  • 84g Carbs(53.74%)
  • 35g Fiber(22.39%)
  • Other(0.66%)
Current Totals
  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
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MacroNutrients
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
Fats
  • Fat
Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Saheena Recipe

STEP 01

Prepare dasheen bush leaves by removing the stems from every leaf and setting aside in an exceedingly bowl.

STEP 02

On the larger leaves, if the stem-like veins that lie it appear a touch robust.

STEP 03

You can use the tip of a paper and peel the outer skinny long fibrous skin off.

STEP 04

Currently take the leaves of the dasheen bush and take away the pointed tip settled at rock bottom of the leaf and bring to a halt the middle stem of the leaf additionally.

STEP 05

This could leave a hole within the middle of the leaf.

STEP 06

Place leaves into a bowl of water and wash completely. Let drain well.

STEP 07

In an exceedingly medium bowl, place in each the split pea and every one purpose flours furthermore because the leaven, geera, salt, black pepper, inexperienced seasoning and juice.

STEP 08

Combine well to mix then add the water a bit at a time to make a semi thick paste, one that's a bit thicker then the batter.

STEP 09

On a clean surface, choose the largest dasheen leaf and place the front facet of the leaf flat on the counter. The rear facet of the leaf ought to be facing you, currently press it right down to flatten and add a bit of the split pea mixture across the area of the leaf.

STEP 10

Repeat by putting another leaf down on 1/2 the primary one to make a bigger surface.

STEP 11

Ideally you wish to build an oblong form of regarding ten inches by ten inches with a mean of regarding four layers of leaves and split peas paste.

STEP 12

Rigorously fold within the edges of every facet to even it out and roll tightly into a swissroll like form with a length of approximately eight inches.

STEP 13

Apply a bit of paste to the ends of the leaf to lock it.

STEP 14

Reserve remaining paste and canopy.

STEP 15

Place rolls into a steamer or in an exceedingly strainer on top of preparation water.

STEP 16

Cowl pot with lid and steam for 10-12 minutes to cook leaves and permit paste to fix up.