In a large bowl, mix the plantain, taro, white yam and pumpkin previously grated.
Add the salt, adobo and baking soda, mix well.
Add milk, mix until combined and forms a soft dough consistency mixture.
In the mean time, in a medium size sauce pan, at mid low heat, place the oil and achiote, Cook for 5 min. set aside and let cool completely.
To assemble : have the desired filling, dough, plantain leaf and string
Place a plantain leaf on a flat surface, Add approximately 3 full tablespoon of dough, extend the dough with the belly of the spoon creating a rectangle of approximately 8" X 4".
Place approximately 2 tablespoons of filling or guiso in the middle of the extended dough.
Fold the leaf in half, then fold the open edge to secure the filling.
Fold the ends of the leaf toward the center, creating a perfect folded rectangle.
Place a second plantain leaf across the tamal creating a belt to secure the tamal of approximately 3"X8" in size.
Tie with butcher's string, to secure.
Place the pastel the hoja in a steamer for 35 to 40 min.
Place the tamal on a tray, let set for 5 minutes before serving.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (58g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 304 (100%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 33.8g||45 %|
|Saturated Fat 15.3g||77 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 14g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.4g|
|Cholesterol 61.3mg||19 %|
|Sodium 550.6mg||19 %|
|Potassium 64.4mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 1.5g||0 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.1g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 1.4g|
|Protein 0.5g||1 %|
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Calories per serving: 305
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