ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPE BOOKS by Bridget White

ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPE BOOKS by Bridget White
ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPE BOOKS by Bridget White

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All the recipes and Photographs on this Site are old Family Recipes and tried and tested by the Author. Please feel free to try out these old recipes, and relish them, but desist from copying and using on other sites without the prior permission of Bridget White-Kumar. Any infringement would amount to Plagarism and infringement of Copy Rightpunishable by Law

Thursday, December 10, 2009

OX TONGUE ROAST FOR CHRISTMAS

1Large Ox tongue
1 big onion sliced
4 red chilies broken into bits
1 teaspoon whole pepper corns
2 cloves
2 pieces of cinnamon
2 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste

Wash the tongue well and then pressure cook it with 2 cups of water and a little salt till tender letting some soup remain. Open the pressure cooker and remove the boiled tongue. Let it cool for some time. When it is a little cold remove the white skin from the tongue and put it back into the open cooker and add the oil, onion, red chilies pepper corns, cloves and cinnamon and a little more salt. Mix well. Simmer on low heat till all the soup dries up and the tongue is nicely brown all over .Cut into slices and arrange on a plate along with the residue. Serve hot or cold with mash potatoes and bread. You can make very delicious sandwiches with tongue roast as filling

Friday, December 4, 2009

WALNUT CAKE

200 grams flour / maida
200 grams sugar
150 grams walnuts
4 eggs beaten
1 tablespoon baking powder
100 grams honey
250 grams butter
Sieve flour / maida with the baking powder Cream the butter and sugar together till creamy. Add the beaten eggs, walnuts and honey and mix well. Fold in the flour slowly. If the mixture is too thick add a little milk. Pour into a greased and papered baking tin or dish and bake in a moderate oven for about 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from the oven when done and set aside to cool.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

ANGLO-INDIAN MUSTARD SAUCE FOR SANDWICHES ETC

This sauce can be used as a spread for sandwiches by mixing it with shredded meat, vegetables, mayonnaise etc. It can also be eaten as a side relish with any type of Roasted Meat, Chicken Turkey, Duck etc.
This sauce was an integral sauce on every Anglo-Indian table during the Christmas Season

50 grams ordinary black or brown mustard
10 grams white mustard
1 teaspoon chillie powder
2 teaspoons garlic paste
2 tablespoons sugar
Salt to taste
A small piece of Drumstick Bark
1 cup white vinegar
Grind all the above to a smooth paste. Add a little more vinegar to make the paste into a sauce like consistency. Refrigerate and use when required.
Note: In case the drumstick bark is not available substitute with a stick of cinnamon.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Colonel Standhurst’s Beef Curry

Serves 6
Preparation Time 45 minutes
Ingredients

½ kg good beef cut into medium pieces
2 big tomatoes pureed
3 cloves, 2 pieces of cinnamon, 2 cardamoms
2 Bay leaves
1 teaspoons ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
2 onions chopped
1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves
2 teaspoons chilly powder
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons oil
2 potatoes pealed and each cut into 8 pieces

Wash the meat and the potatoes. Heat oil in a pan and add the onions, cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms, bay leaves, ginger paste and garlic paste. Fry for a few minutes. Add the meat and the chilly powder and mix well. Keep frying on low heat for some more time. Now add the tomatoes, salt, mint leaves, potatoes, and mix well. Add sufficient water and cook till the meat is done and the gravy is thick. If cooking in a pressure cooker turn off the heat after 6 whistles. Serve hot with rice.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

BRINJALS IN A TOMATO GRAVY (Aubergines in gravy)


Serves 6
Preparation Time 30 minutes
½ kg brinjals cut into quarters
2 teaspoons chilly powder
2 onions sliced finely
1- teaspoon cumin powder
2 teaspoons poppy seeds
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
½ teaspoon tumeric powder
½ cup coconut paste
½ cup tamarind juice made from a lime size ball of tamarind
2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
2 big tomatoes chopped
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons oil

Fry half the onions lightly and grind it to a paste together with the poppy seeds , coconut and sesame seeds.
Heat oil in a pan and sauté the remaining onions till golden brown. Add the ginger garlic paste, chilly powder, tumeric powder and cumin powder and fry for some time. Add the chopped tomatoes, the ground coconut masala and salt and continue frying till the oil separates from the masala. Now add the cut brinjals and tamarind juice and simmer on low heat till done. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

COUNTRY CAPTAIN PORK

1 kg pork cut into medium size pieces
3 large onions sliced finely
2 teaspoons chilly powder
1 teaspoon tumeric powder
2 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons garlic paste
2 sticks cinnamon
4 cloves
2 cardamoms

Wash the pork and boil with a little salt and 1 cup water till tender.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions lightly. Add the garlic paste. Saute for about 5 minutes on medium heat. Add the chilly powder, tumeric powder, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and salt. Now add the cooked pork along with the soup and simmer for about 10 minutes till the gravy is thick. Serve with bread or rice.

Friday, September 18, 2009

MEAT AND BRINJAL (EGG PLANT) CURRY

Meat and Brinjal Curry
1 kg Beef or Mutton cut into 3 cubes
3 medium size Brinjals cut into quarters and soaked in water
3 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon pepper powder
2 medium size onions chopped
2 tomatoes chopped fine or made into puree
2 green chillies slit lengthwise
1 teaspoon chillie powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons vinegar
Heat oil in a pan and lightly brown the Brinjals over moderate heat for 3 minutes then remove and keep aside. In the same oil add the onions and sauté lightly. Add the ginger garlic paste, pepper powder, chillie powder, green chillies and turmeric powder, vinegar and fry for 2 minutes. Now add the Beef / Mutton and the tomato and stir-fry until the meat changes colour. Add 2 cups water and cook till the meat is tender. Add the Brinjals and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve with rice.

Monday, September 7, 2009

VEGETABLE PUFFS

3 cups refined flour / maida
3 potatoes, 2 carrots peeled and chopped into small pieces
½ cup peas
2 onions chopped
2 teaspoons pepper powder
50 grams butter
½ teaspoon baking powder
1/2 kg oil for frying
Salt to taste
1teaspoon chillie powder
½ teaspoon spice powder / garam masala powder
2 teaspoons chopped coriander leaves
1 teaspoon chopped ginger
Sift the flour with a teaspoon of salt and baking powder. Mix the butter with the flour and knead into a stiff dough using very little water. Keep aside. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan and sauté the chopped ginger and onions lightly. Add all the vegetables, chillie powder, pepper powder, coriander leaves, garam masala and salt. Add a little water. Stir well and cook on low heat till the vegetables are cooked and all the water dries up. Remove and keep aside to cool. Now take the prepared pastry dough onto a floured board and rollout into a thin sheet. Cut rounds of about 10 cm diameter with a saucer. Put a little of the cooked vegetable on one half of the rounds and fold the other half over. Seal the edges by dampening with a little water. Prepare the puffs in this way till all the dough and mince is used up.
Heat oil for frying in a fairly deep pan till smoky. Slowly drop in the puffs one by one (as many as the pan can hold). Fry till crisp and brown on both sides. Remove from the oil and drain. Serve hot

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

ANGLO-INDIAN COOKERY BOOKS

 

1.THE BEST OF ANGLO-INDIAN CUISINE – A LEGACY is a unique collection of easy- to- follow Recipes of traditional as well as every day Anglo-Indian dishes, ranging from soups, fries, curries, rice dishes, Christmas treats etc., picking up plenty of hybrids along the way, including popular favourites like the different types of Pepper water, Ball Curry, Coconut Rice, Devil chutney etc A few home brewed wines are also included to round off the extensive flavours and tastes.

2.FLAVOURS OF THE PAST features recipes of popular and well-loved dishes of Colonial times, such as Grandma’s Country Captain Chicken, Railway Mutton Curry, Madras Pork Curry. Dak Bungalow Curry, Stuffed Snake Coy Curry, Guava Cheese, Peanut Fudge, etc, which are sure to bring back nostalgic memories.

3.ANGLO-INDIAN DELICACIES is a collection of Recipes of popular vintage and contemporary Cuisine of Colonial India. Old favourites such as Pork Bhooni, Devil Pork Curry, Calcutta Cutlets, Fish Kedegeree, Double Onions Meat Curry, Camp Soup, Bengal Lancers Shrimp Curry, Boiled Mutton chops, etc have been given a new lease of life. The recipes are simple and extremely easy to follow. The very names of the dishes will surely bring back nostalgic memories of by gone days to many. As with the earlier books, it will make a useful addition to a personal Anglo-Indian Recipe Collection

4.THE ANGLO-INDIAN FESTIVE HAMPER is a collection of popular Anglo-Indian festive treats, such as Cakes, Sweets, Christmas goodies, Puddings, Sandwiches, Preserves, Home-made Wines, etc, etc. The repertoire is rich and quite vast and takes you on a sentimental and nostalgic trip of old forgotten delicacies. These mouth watering concoctions are a mix of both ‘European’ and ‘Indian’, thus making it a veritable “Anglo-Indian” Festive Hamper. The easy-to-follow directions make the preparation of these old, popular, mouth watering goodies, simple, enjoyable and problem-free.

5. A COLLECTION OF ANGLO-INDIAN ROASTS, CASSEROLES AND BAKES is a practical and easy guide to delectable cooking. The clear step-by-step instructions describe the preparation of a variety of easy to prepare Anglo-Indian Roasts, Casseroles and Bakes such as Shepherd’s Pie, Washerman’s Pie, Roast Chicken, Macaroni and Mince, etc. A few Vegetarian Bakes and casserole dishes are also featured.

6. THE ANGLO-INDIAN SNACK BOX , is a collection of simple and easy to follow recipes of tasty snacks, short eats, nibbles and finger food. The repertoire covers a variety of vegetarian as well as non- vegetarian snacks which includes savouries, sandwiches, wraps, rolls, pastries, sweets etc and can easily be prepared from ingredients commonly available at home.

Each book is priced at : India : Rs 130.00, UK GBP 5.00, USA $10.00, Canada $10.00, Australia $10.00, UAE Rs 300.00
A set of all 6 books inclusive of Postage / Courier charges:
India: Rs 850.00, UK GBP 30.00, USA $60.00, Canada $60.00, Australia $60.00, UAE Rs 2000.00
For Copies contact : Bridget Kumar Phone: (Bangalore) +919845571254 / (0091)8025504137 / Email: bidkumar@gmail.com
John White (Chennai) 00914425595008 /mpjohnwhite@yahoo.co.in
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Thursday, August 20, 2009

STUFFED MACKERELS

Serves 6
Preparation Time 45 minutes
6 medium sized mackerels
3 tablespoons oil
3 teaspoons chilly powder
2 teaspoons pepper powder
2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
1- teaspoon cumin powder
1- teaspoon coriander powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoons lime juice
1-teaspoon salt
Clean and remove the scales, fins and insides of the fish. Wash well. Mix all the above ingredients together with a little water to form a paste. Slit each fish lengthwise on either side keeping the center bone intact. Stuff the paste into each fish very evenly on either side of the center bone. Rub some of the paste on the outsides as well. Heat oil in a flat pan and shallow fry the fish on both sides till evenly brown. Serve with onion rings and chips.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

My New Cookery Book... THE ANGLO-INDIAN SNACK BOX

                                                       THE ANGLO-INDIAN SNACK BOX
THE ANGLO-INDIAN SNACK BOX is a collection of simple and easy to follow recipes of tasty snacks, short eats, nibbles and finger food. The repertoire covers a variety of vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian snacks which includes savouries, sandwiches,wraps, rolls, pastries, sweets etc and can easily be prepared from ingredients commonly available at home.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Pork Bhoonie

1 kg Pork with less fat cut into medium pieces
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
½ teaspoon turmeric Powder
2 teaspoon chillie Powder
2 green chillies sliced lengthwise
3 onions sliced finely
1 cup chopped Methi / Fenugreek leaves (Venthium greens)
Salt to taste
3 Potatoes peeled and cut into quarters
3 tablespoons oil

Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till golden brown. Add the ginger and garlic paste and sauté for a few more minutes. Add the pork, chillie powder, turmeric powder, green chillies, Methi / fenugreek leaves and mix well. Stir fry for a few minutes till the meat become firm and the leaves shrivel up. Add the potatoes and sufficient water and simmer on low heat till the pork and potatoes are tender.

Monday, July 6, 2009

CURRIED TROTTERS

8 Trotters ( mutton or pork) preferably the front ones each chopped into 3 pieces
2 large tomatoes pureed or chopped
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon ginger paste
3 teaspoons chillie powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon spice powder
2 large onions chopped
1 teaspoon coriander powder
3 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste
A small bunch of coriander leaves chopped.

Wash the trotters well and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker and lightly sauté the onions. Add the ginger and garlic paste and sauté for a few more minutes. Now add the trotters, spice powder, chillie powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, tomatoes and salt and mix well. Cook first on high heat then on low heat for half an hour till the trotters are well cooked. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or bread or even dosas or hoppers

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

CRISPY CHICKEN NUGGETS

½ kg chicken mince
2 tablespoons tomato sauce / ketchup
1 tablespoon lemon / lime juice
2 tablespoon chillie garlic sauce
1 teaspoon pepper powder
salt to taste
4 tablespoons plain flour / maida
3 tablespoons corn flour
oil for frying
½ cup milk
1 Egg Beaten
4 tablespoons bread crumbs
Mix the chicken mince, tomato ketchup / sauce, lemon / lime juice, chillie garlic sauce, pepper powder and a little salt. Make a thick batter with the flour / maida, corn flour, salt and milk. Form the chicken mince into square nuggets. Dip the nuggets one by one in the batter and roll in the bread crumbs. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the chicken nuggets till golden brown and crispy on both sides. Serve with either tomato ketchup or chillie sauce.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Pork Mince Curry Puffs

Serves 6
Preparation time 1 hour
For the Dough:
250 grams refined flour or Maida
50 grams butter,
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 kg oil for frying.
For the Filling:
½ kg Pork Mince or Boneless Pork without fat cut into tiny pieces
2 teaspoons chilly powder
2 medium size onions (chopped)
2 teaspoons chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste
½ teaspoon ginger paste
½ teaspoon garlic paste
2 green chillies chopped

Sift the flour with a teaspoon of salt and baking powder. Mix the butter with the flour and knead into a stiff dough using very little water. Keep aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and sauté the onions lightly. Add the Pork Mince / pieces of pork, chillie powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, coriander leaves, green chillies and salt. Stir well. Add a little water and cook on low heat till the pork is cooked and all the water dries up. Remove and keep aside to cool.
Now take the prepared pastry dough onto a floured board and rollout into a thin sheet. Cut rounds of about 10 cm diameter with a saucer. Put a little of the cooked mixture on one half of the rounds and fold the other half over. Seal the edges by dampening with a little water. Prepare the puffs in this way till all the dough and chicken is used up.
Heat oil for frying in a fairly deep pan till smoky. Slowly drop in the puffs one by one (as many as the pan can hold). Fry till crisp and brown on both sides. Remove from the oil and drain. Serve hot

Thursday, May 28, 2009

A Quick and Simple Mutton / Lamb Curry

Serves 6
Preparation time 1 hour
Ingredients
1 kg mutton or lamb cut into cubes
2 tablespoons oil
2 medium size onions chopped finely
1 stick cinnamon broken into two
3 cardamoms
3 cloves
2 tomatoes chopped
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon garam masala / spice powder
2 teaspoons chillie powder
Salt to taste

Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till golden brown. Add the spices and fry for a minute. Now add the ginger and garlic paste and stir fry for a few minutes. Add the meat and fry well till it changes colour. Now add the chillie powder, cumin powder, garam masala / spice powder, tomatoes and salt and mix well. Fry for a few more minutes. Add sufficient water and simmer till the meat is tender.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

EGG & CAPSICUM RICE

Serves 6
Preparation time 45 minutes
1 big onion chopped finely
1 capsicum chopped into thin slivers
½ cup chopped celery
3 eggs beaten well
3 tablespoons oil
2 or 3 green chilies chopped finely
1- teaspoon pepper powder
1 tablespoon tomato sauce
2 cups cooked rice
Salt to taste
Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till brown. Add the green chilies and the capsicum and sauté for a minute. Now add the beaten egg and scramble well. Add salt, pepper, celery, soy sauce and cooked rice and mix well. Cook covered on low heat for 2 minutes then take down. Serve hot with tomato sauce or fried chicken.

Monday, April 27, 2009

CURRIED TROTTERS

8 Trotters (sheep/ goat or pork) preferably the front ones each chopped into 2 or 3 pieces
2-teaspoons ginger paste
1teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon cumin powder
2 large tomatoes chopped or pureed
2 teaspoons chillie powder
2 large onions chopped
1teaspoon coriander powder
3 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves (optional)
Method
Heat oil in a pressure cooker and lightly sauté the onions. Add the trotters, cumin powder, chillie powder, chopped tomato / tomato puree, coriander powder and salt and mix well. Add sufficient water and pressure cook first on high heat then on low heat for half an hour till the trotters are well cooked. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or bread or even dosas or hoppers

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

SPICY ANGLO-INDIAN VEAL CURRY

Serves 6
Preparation Time 40 minutes
1 kg very tender veal cut into medium pieces
2 large onions chopped
1teaspoon chilly powder
½ teaspoon pepper powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
Salt to taste
2 green chillies slit lengthwise
1 teaspoon cumin powder
½ teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon spice powder
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
Wash the veal well. Cook it in sufficient water with a little salt in a pressure cooker till soft. Drain and keep the soup aside. Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onions lightly. Add the veal, ginger, garlic, salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, spice powder and pepper powder and mix well. Add the soup. Cover and simmer on low heat till the gravy thickens. Serve hot with rice or bread.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Meat Masala Grill

1 kg beef or mutton cut into fairly big pieces
2 teaspoons pepper powder
2 teaspoons chillie powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoons cumin powder
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon ginger paste
3 tablespoons vinegar
4 onions sliced in rounds
3 potatoes peeled and curt into halves
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons oil
Marinate the meat in vinegar, salt, pepper powder, chillie powder, ginger and garlic paste, turmeric powder, cumin powder and leave aside for about one hour. Heat some of the oil in a suitable pan or pressure cooker and add the marinated meat. Fry well till the meat becomes firm. Add the potatoes and just enough water for the meat to cook. Simmer till all the gravy dries up. Remove the meat and potatoes and keep aside. Add a little more oil in the same pressure cooker or vessel and fry the onions till brown. Add the cooked meat and potatoes and mix well. Simmer for about 5 more minutes then take down. Serve with Bread or chapattis.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

BRINJAL PICKLE (Aubergine / Egg Plant Pickle)

½ kg long purple brinjals /egg plants / aubergines
3 tablespoons chilly powder
6 pods garlic
50 grams fresh ginger
1 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon mustard powder
1 teaspoon tumeric powder
1 cup refined oil
1 cup of sugar
2 tablespoons salt
Wash and dry the brinjals well. Cut the brinjals into medium size pieces. Peel the ginger and garlic and chop into tiny bits. Heat the oil in a pan. Add the ginger and garlic and sauté on low heat for a few minutes. Add the chilly powder, mustard powder and tumeric powder and fry for a minute. Now add the brinjals and salt and cook for 5 minutes on low heat. Add the vinegar and sugar and mix well. Cook till the sugar dissolves. Cool and store in bottles

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

LEMON AND COCONUT PUDDING

200 grams fine semolina / soogi
100 grams butter
100 grams sugar
A pinch of salt
2 eggs beaten well
4 tablespoons desiccated coconut
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons fresh lemon / lime juice.
1 cup fresh cream whipped with 2 teaspoons sugar
Sift the flour and baking powder together. Beat the butter and sugar together till fluffy. Add the eggs and lemon / lime juice and continue beating for a few minutes. Add the semolina / soogi, salt and desiccated coconut and mix well. Pour the mixture in a greased baking dish or bowl. Steam it for 15 to 20 minutes in a pressure cooker. Remove from the pressure cooker when the pressure dies down. When cold, turn over on a serving dish. Decorate with whipped cream

LEMON AND COCONUT PUDDING

Sunday, February 8, 2009

BROWN STEW / IRISH STEW WITH DUMPLINGS

½ kg beef or mutton cut into medium pieces
2 cups mixed chopped vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, cauliflower etc
2 green chilies slit lengthwise
2 medium size tomatoes chopped
2 big onions sliced
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
2 cloves,
2 pieces of cinnamon,
6 or7 pepper corns
2 teaspoon chopped mint leaves
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons coconut paste (optional)
2 tablespoons flour
Wash the meat and vegetables and cook them all together with the peppercorns, green chilies, tomatoes ginger garlic paste, salt, cinnamon, cloves, mint, salt, coconut, and sufficient water till the meat is cooked. Make a thin paste of the flour and about ¼-cup of water. In another pan heat the oil and fry the onions till golden brown. Add the flour paste and fry along with the onions for some time. Add the cooked meat and vegetables and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve hot with bread or hoppers.
Make dumplings as follows and add along with the meat and vegetables while cooking.
To make the dumplings, you will need 1 cup of flour, 1 teaspoon butter and a pinch of salt. Mix all together with a little water to form soft dough. Form into small balls and flatten slightly. Add to the stew while cooking.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Chicken and Potato Stew

Serves 6
Preparation Time 1 hour
Ingredients

1 kg chicken cut into medium pieces
2 tablespoons oil
3 potatoes peeled and cut into quarters
1 teaspoon pepper corns
1 tomato chopped
½ teaspoon chopped ginger
½ teaspoon chopped garlic
Salt to taste
3 green chillies slit
2 onions sliced
A few mint leaves
2 tablespoons flour

Cook the Chicken along with the potatoes, peppercorns, green chilies, tomatoes ginger, garlic, mint, salt, and sufficient water till tender.

Make a thin paste of the flour with about ¼ cup of water. In another pan heat the oil and fry the onions till golden brown. Add the flour paste and fry along with the onions for some time. Add the cooked chicken and potatoes and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve hot with bread or Hoppers.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

SIMPLE MILK SWEET SQUARES

Serves 6
Preparation time 1 hour
Ingredients

1tin condensed milk
1 litre milk
2 teaspoons corn flour
2 tablespoons butter or ghee
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 cup sugar

Heat the milk, condensed milk and sugar together till the sugar melts. Make a paste of the corn flour with a little water and add it to the milk mixture. Add the ghee and the vanilla essence and mix well. Continue cooking on low heat stirring all the time till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the vessel. Pour on to a greased plate and cut into squares when slightly cool.

Monday, January 5, 2009

PEPPER MINCE AND POTATO CUTLETS / RISSOLES

Serves 6
Preparation Time 1 hour

½ kg finely minced meat
1 medium sized onion chopped finely
2 teaspoons pepper powder
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons oil
1 egg beaten
2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
3 large potatoes

Boil the potatoes, remove the skin and mash well. Keep aside. Wash the mince. In a pan add the mince, onions, pepper powder and salt with a little oil and cook till the mince is dry. Remove from heat and cool for some time. Form the mashed potatoes into even sized balls. Make a depression in the center and fill with the pepper mince. Flatten each ball to form a round cutlet. Dip in the beaten egg then roll in the breadcrumbs. Heat oil in a flat pan and shallow fry the cutlets /rissoles on low heat till golden brown on both sides