Takihi

Takihi is a traditional dish from Niue, it's a delicious blend of sweet and savoury. Perfect with seafood.

SERVES6
TIME TO MAKE1-2 hours
MEAL TYPESide
TIME TO MAKE1-2 hours
MEAL TYPESide

Method

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C. 
  2. Peel and slice the taro. 
  3. Peel, de-seed and slice the pawpaw. 
  4. Layer taro, pawpaw and onion in a baking dish and repeat the layers until all used. 
  5. Press slices down to compress them. 
  6. Mix the coconut cream and water and pour over the top of the dish. 
  7. Cover with tin foil.
  8. Bake for approximately 1 ½ hours or until the taro is cooked through and soft when pierced.
  • 1 kg
    taro
  • 1 kg
    pawpaw or ripe papaya
  • onion, sliced
  • 1/3 cup
    coconut cream
  • 1 1/2 cups
    water
Per serve
  • Energy
    1232kJ
  • Total Fat
    4.3g
  • Saturated Fat
    2.5g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    73.8g
  • Sugars
    16.8g
  • Dietary Fibre
    9.8g
  • Protein
    3.7g
  • Sodium
    15mg