(vat-a-pah) is a Brazilian
food made from bread
, coconut milk
and palm oil
mashed into a creamy paste. This food is very popular in the North and Northeast, but it is more typical condiment
in the northeastern state of Bahia
where it is commonly eaten with acarajé
, although Vatapa is often eaten with white rice in another areas.
Alternatively, the shrimp can be replaced with ground tuna, chicken, or turkey, among other options.