Manteiga brown rice and bananas



  1. Pour the brown rice, tomato juice, and 2 cups water in a 2-quart pot over high heat.
  2. When the mixture comes to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer until rice is done (45 to 50 minutes).
  3. Meanwhile, slice onions and green peppers and sauté in ¼ cup peanut oil until onions are soft.
  4. Add curry powder, salt, and pepper; mix well, heat for 1 minute.
  5. Add ¼ cup water, tomatoes, and peanut butter.
  6. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. In a large skillet heat the remaining ¼ cup peanut oil.
  8. Peel bananas and cut into ½-inch slices.
  9. Sauté bananas until lightly golden on both sides.
  10. To serve, place the rice in a serving platter, pour the onion sauce over the rice and top with the fried bananas.
  11. This dish goes well with grilled chicken, pork or beef.
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