Savory Bliss: Crafting the Ravitoto Recipe

Dish recipes: Ravitoto
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Embark on a culinary journey to Madagascar with our Ravitoto recipe. This iconic Malagasy dish, brimming with rich textures and bold flavors, is a testament to the island's culinary prowess and its ability to delight adventurous palates.


1 lb cassava leaves, finely chopped (kg: 0.45)

1 lb pork belly, diced (kg: 0.45)

1 cup peanuts, roasted and ground (lb: 0.45, kg: 0.2)

1 cup grated coconut (lb: 0.45, kg: 0.2)

1 onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 tomatoes, diced

2 tablespoons oil

1 teaspoon ground ginger

Salt and pepper to taste


In a large pot, heat oil and sauté finely chopped onion and minced garlic until fragrant. Add diced pork belly, cooking until browned on all sides. Stir in ground ginger, diced tomatoes, and finely chopped cassava leaves. Cook until the leaves wilt and release their flavors. Pour in the roasted and ground peanuts, stirring to incorporate. Add grated coconut, ensuring it melds into the mixture, creating a creamy texture. Season with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting according to your preferences. Simmer the Ravitoto until the flavors meld into a harmonious blend.


Serve Ravitoto hot, either as a standalone dish or over a bed of rice, allowing the flavors to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to the vibrant landscapes of Madagascar.

Let Ravitoto be your gateway to the heart of Malagasy cuisine a dish that encapsulates the boldness and creativity of Madagascar's culinary tapestry.