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List of ingredients for Platillo Moros y Cristianos

* 600 g Rice
* 200 g Black beans
* 3 sprigs Thyme
* 2 tablespoons chopped Coriander leaves and stems
* 1 whole Coconut, meat removed and finely grated.
* A pinch of Salt
* 2 Cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
* 3 Spring onions
* ¼ teaspoon Ground black pepper
* 2 Pints hot water

* Soak Beans overnight, rinse and drain thoroughly
* Add two cups of the water the beans were soaked in to the Coconut and squeeze through a Sieve. Discard the coconut gratings.
* Repeat this extraction of the Coconut until all of the water is used
* Put Beans and Coconut milk in a pan with Garlic.
* Cook until the Beans are tender, but not overcooked
* Add Spring onions, Pepper, Thyme and one tablespoon of the Coriander
* Boil for 5 minutes, then add Rice and Salt. Boil until the rice is cooked, adding more water if required
* Serve sprinkled with the remaining chopped Coriander


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