ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPE BOOKS by Bridget White

ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPE BOOKS by Bridget White

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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.