Wow – there are some interesting Tongan recipes online. A pattern I saw emerging was the use of coconuts in absolutely everything, and a ton of raw fish recipes.
I don’t think I would attempt any raw food dishes, I’ll save it for the experts.
This recipe really sounded quite interesting and unique. So let’s try this experiment:
2 cups grated cassava
1 medium-sized onion, chopped
1 tsp freshly, chopped herbs
1/4 cup cooking oil
Mix together the grated cassava, onion and herbs. Lightly beat the egg. Add to the cassava mixture and mix well to form a smooth mixture. Form mixture into small balls.Lightly fry the cassava balls in cooking oil until golden brown. A finely chopped fresh chilli or clove of garlic can be used instead of the herbs.