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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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Monday, December 22, 2014

ALMORTH - A MIXED MEAT STEW - FOR CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST

















ALMORTH - A MIXED MEAT STEW FOR CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST 
Almorth or Mixed Meat Stew is made with a combination of different meats, such as mutton or lamb, chicken, pork and vegetables. It’s a very old Anglo-Indian Dish. This Stew was a 'must have' for Christmas or Easter Breakfast in almost all Anglo-Indian Homes in the olden days and was eaten with bread or rollsHowever, any combination of meat could be used as per personal preference. The same recipe could be used with chicken only. 
Serves 6  Preparation Time 1 hour
Ingredients
¼ kg Beef                         
¼ kg mutton / lamb
½ kg chicken
¼ kg pork
A few carrots and beans chopped into medium size pieces (or any other English vegetables)
3 potatoes peeled and cut into quarters
2 teaspoons chillie powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoons pepper powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
4 dry red chillies broken into pieces
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
2 pieces cinnamon
5 cloves
3 onions sliced
2 tomatoes chopped
2 tablespoons chopped mint
3 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons coconut paste
2 tablespoons vinegar

Cut the meat, chicken and pork into small pieces. Heat oil in a pressure cooker or a suitable vessel and add the onions, cinnamon, cloves and chopped garlic. Fry till the onions turn golden brown. Add the mutton, beef, chicken and pork together with the chillie powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, salt coriander powder and tomatoes and mix well.  Fry till the tomatoes turn to pulp. Add the broken dry red chillies, mint and the coconut paste and mix well. Add sufficient water and cook till the meat is soft and tender. If cooking in a pressure cooker, turn off the heat after 6 to 8 whistles. Now add the chopped vegetables and vinegar and simmer on low heat till the vegetables are cooked. Serve with rice, chapattis or bread.

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