Brazilian banana farofa

Brazilian banana farofa

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About this recipe: Farofa is very popular in Brazil. It is a side dish made of sautéed vegetables or fruit and a dry ingredient such as breadcrumbs or toasted manioc (cassava) flour. Here, bananas are sautéed with the toasted flour. A quick and delicious Brazilian dessert.


Serves: 5 

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 bananas, sliced
  • 250g toasted manioc (cassava) flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; add sliced bananas. Cook for about 3 minutes or until bananas are golden brown.
  2. Gradually add the flour, stirring constantly (don't be afraid to crush the bananas a little). Stir until combined and flour has cooked, about 2 minutes. Serve hot.

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