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Friday, September 26, 2014

Koko Araisa ( Koko rice)| Samoan vaifala Recipe ~Western samoan Cuisine

Samoan Recipes

Landing on w today and am so happy only three more letters to go to finish this months marathon. For W I chose Western samoan cuisine to explore. I wanted try a cake But time and light was not with me today had to pick ywo easy recipe from the country.Samoan  which is officially called as Indepent state of samo which was formerly called as western Samoa. Tatooing is very much traditional here  they have unique tattos for bothe genders, soaman girl is give a Malu which cover just below the knee to the thighs.Samoan foods are mainly prepared with coconut milk and cream so they are mildly taste. I chose a dessert which is specially made Samoan Koko but here I used the dark chocolate which is easily available here. For the drink I made a very smile samoan pineapple drink which is super quick to make. 

I have a very happy news to share today is My blog 2nd anniversary and I take this opportunity to all my readers for supporting me 2 long years with kind hearts wishing to get more support and motivation in future to . I wanted to make a cake today but Unfortunately I had very less time so made a sweet dish for W . Hope you all enjoy.. Will post my 2 nd blog anniversary celebration post Once am done with Bm this month. Lets move on to the recipes.. 

samoan Koko recipes

Koko rice

Koko Araisa 

                                         Recipe Category
    Preparation time
   Co ok Time
20-30 mins
10 mins

chocolate rice recipe

  Rice - 1 cup ( I used arborio)
  Water - 4 cups
  Orange juice - 1/2 cup
  Coconut Milk - 1 cup
  Dark chocolate chunks - 1/4 cup
  Sugar - 1/4 -1/2 cup 

  • Add rice water and orange juice in a pan. simmer and cook the rice for 20 -30 mins till they done.
  • stir them occasionally , stir coconut milk, chocolate, sugar and mix them well.
  • Mix and simmer till all the chocolate melts evenly.
  • Serve this immediately with extra coconut milk id needed .

Koko araisa recipe

Samoan Drinks Recipe

 Samoan Vaifala

                                                   Recipe Category
    Preparation time
10 mins

Samoan pineapple drink
  Pineapple chunks - 1/2 cup
  Condensed Milk - 1 cup
  Sugar (optional)
  Water - 2 cups
  Ice cubes as needed

  • In a glass add the pineapple chunks and sweetned condensed Milk.
  • Add water and mix them till combined.
  • Serve them chilled with ice cubes.


  1. Happy blog anniversary Manju, wishing you many more years of blogging. Keep going gal.. Koko rice and vaifala looks terrific, that chocolate rice makes me drool.. Lovely choices.

  2. Happy blog anniversary!! Chocolate rice pudding looks delicious and vaifala is refreshing. Pineapple with condensed milk must have made a wonderful beverage.

  3. Hearty congratz and a very Happy B'day 2 ur blog and the ever talented lady behind it :)...way to go....Lovely dishes ..easy too

  4. Congrats Manjula for the milestone! Wish you many many more milestones.
    Chocolate-Orange combo rice is very interesting and that drink also looks very inviting.

  5. Congrats dear plus this is a lovely cuisine :)

  6. Happy Blog Anniversary! Lovely dishes!!

  7. happy blog anniversary. Koko rice sounds really interesting because of the combination of chocolate, orange and coconut.

  8. Happy Blog Anniversary! Yummy koko rice and refreshing drink.

  9. Happy Blog Anniversary Manju! Wish You Many Many more milestones..keep rocking buddy!
    Koko Rice sounds absolutely, dark chocolate combo really tempting me...too good !

  10. Happy blog anniversary,awesome pictures,which u all success

  11. Congratulations on completing 2 years Manjula. Wish you many many more such milestones.
    Samoan desserts look yumm!!

  12. Congrats Manjula. You are an amazing blogger and I am a huge fan of the variety of dishes you make. The rice with chocolate looks yumm...

  13. Congrats on the milestone Manjula and a nice way to celebrate it with 2 beautiful dishes :)


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