Vatapá Baiano

Shall we make a Bahia vatapá for your lunch and dinner? This recipe will be delicious, besides being simple and easy to make!

Vatapá Baiano

Recipe by caion


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See the ingredients you will need to prepare your Bahia vatapá and follow the instructions for the preparation method. 
For more details, see the video.


  • 7 stale French breads

  • 200 ml of coconut milk

  • ​600ml of water

  • 100g of dried shrimp

  • 2 medium onions

  • 150g ground cashews

  • 150g shelled and unsalted roasted peanuts

  • Ginger (5g)

  • 120ml palm oil to taste


  • Cut 7 stale French breads into pieces;
  • Add 200 ml of coconut milk;
  • Add 600ml of water;
  • Let it rest for 10 minutes;
  • Wash and remove the head and tail of 100g of dried shrimp (reserve the shrimp);
  • Add the head and tail to the blender;
  • Add 1 cup of water;
  • Beat well;
  • Sift (we will only use the broth);
  • Beat the bread in the blender (slowly);
  • Transfer to the pan;
  • In a blender, add 2 medium onions;
  • Add 150g of ground cashew nuts;
  • Add 150g of shelled and unsalted roasted peanuts;
  • Add ginger (5g);
  • Add 50g of dried shrimp (half);
  • Add the shrimp broth;
  • Beat well;
  • Add the mixture to the bread pan;
  • Add 120ml of palm oil to taste;
  • Turn on medium heat and mix;
  • Mix until it starts to unglue from the bottom of the pan;
  • Your Bahia vatapá is ready!Vatapá Baiano

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