Brazil's culinary influences include not only Amerindian and Portuguese foods, but the cooking styles of immigrants from many other parts of Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Each of the country's five geographic regions offer cuisines that are distinctly different yet recognizably Brazilian.
Wash and drain hominy. Add milk and cook over low heat for 20 minutes or until hominy is soft, stirring occasionally. Add condensed milk, coconut milk and peanuts. Simmer for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer mixture into a serving bowl. Chill.
Serve with cinnamon sprinkled on top.
*Bottled or canned coconut milk can be substituted. Also see coconut milk recipe.
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