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PURPLE POTATOES PIE WITH THAI BASIL AND COCONUT There's not only Thai basil here ! These pies are gluten free, lactose free, sugar free and fully vegan! Thai basil gives an agreeable freshness to this pie and tastes delicious with coconut milk.

INGREDIENTS

METHOD

Vegan Pie Crust:

Vegan dates and nuts crust:

- 14 fresh Dates

In a pan without oil, roast pecan nuts and almonds. Set aside.

- Mix of 150g almonds and pecans nuts - 50 g sesame seeds - 1 tablespoon coconut oil Purple potatoes and coconut filling:

In the same pan roast sesames seeds. Set aside. Blend almonds, pecans and sesames in mixer on small pieces. Set aside. Blend dates until smooth.

- 350g purple potatoes

Mix dates and nuts together. Set aside.

- 150 ml unsweetened coconut milk

Here, you can choose one 22-24 cm pie plate or three smalls pie plates. Use an with removable

- 1 teaspoon Agar Agar powder - 1 vanilla pod

bottoms pie plate to remove the pie easily for serving. Melt the coconut oil, brush the pie plate and flour a bit the pie plate.

Topping:

Divide the dough into 3 pieces and line them with the dough. Leave the crust in fridge

- Fresh Thai basil leaves

until tart filling is ready.

- Coconut flakes - Toasted sesame seeds

Purple potatoes and coconut filling: Boil or steam the potatoes. Then, mash potatoes with a fork until smooth. Cut the vanilla stick open and scrape the seeds out, with the point of a sharp knife. In a pan, mix potatoes mash, coconut milk, vanilla seeds and agar-agar. Cook the mixture on low heat for a few minutes (4-5 minutes). Stir constantly. Remove from the heat, add rum and mix well. Let cool and then, fill it into the pies plates. Chill the purple potatoes-coconut-tart for at least 2 hours in the fridge. Just before serving decorate with coconut flakes, grilled sesame seeds and a few Thai basil leaves. SERVINGS: 3 PIES

Recipe and Photography by SABINE ALPHONSINE begirlfoodphoto.com | IG: @begirltravelfood

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