Receta de Farofa de Aceite de Dende - Dendê Farofa Recipe

Dendê Farofa is a typical Brazilian dish that combines the distinctive flavor of dendê oil with the freshness of cilantro. This recipe is an explosion of flavors and colors that enriches any meal. Onions, cilantro, and fresh pepper (optional) add layers of flavor, while table flour creates the perfect texture for this farofa. Follow the instructions below to prepare this traditional delight.

Dendê Farofa Recipe


  • 4 tablespoons of dendê oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • Finely chopped cilantro
  • Salt
  • Fresh pepper, chopped and mashed (optional)
  • Table flour
  • Cooked eggs
  • Some green olives


  1. In a skillet, heat the dendê oil and sauté the onion slices until they are golden and tender.
  2. Add half of the chopped cilantro and sauté briefly to enhance the flavor. If you prefer, add the chopped fresh pepper and a pinch of salt to season the farofa.
  3. Start adding the table flour gradually, stirring well after each addition. Continue until the farofa reaches the desired texture, whether more or less moist, according to your preference.
  4. Serve Dendê Farofa as a side dish for dishes such as stewed fish, fried fish, steak, or roasted meat.

This Dendê Farofa Recipe is a tribute to the richness of Brazilian cuisine, combining the tropical flavors of dendê with the freshness of cilantro. Enjoy this traditional delight that can elevate any meal!

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