Saheena II

Saheena II

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: East Indian
Servings: 25
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 6 dasheen leaves stems removed
  • 1 tsp. saffron tumeric powder
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. yeast
  • 1 1/2 cup split peas powder
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. green seasoning
  • 2 cups water
  • few drops of lime juice


  • Fold the leaves and cut off where the stem joins to the leaf. Chop the dasheen leaves finely. Add the rest of ingredients.
  • (Note: Don't forget the lime juice or else it will itch!). Mix thoroughly. Leave to rest for 1/2 an hour.
  • Heat the oil over a medium flame. Have a small bowl of water nearby. Dip your hands in the water, then pick up a bit of the dough and spread with your hands.
  • Fry until golden. Drain and serve with kuchela or chutney.


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