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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Showing posts with label Anglo-Indian food. Show all posts
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Friday, August 02, 2013

DAK BUNGALOW DRY CHICKEN FRY
















1 kg chicken cut into medium size pieces
2 onions sliced finely
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon chilly powder
Salt to taste
½ teaspoon spice powder or garam masala powder

Wash the chicken and marinate it with the salt, chilly powder, turmeric powder and spice powder for about 10 minutes. Meanwhile heat oil in a pan and sauté the onions to golden brown. Toss in the marinated chicken pieces and mix well. Close the pan with a lid and cook on slow heat for about 15 minutes till the chicken is cooked.

Heat a tablespoon of ghee or butter and add a few curry leaves and 3 broken dry chillies and fry for a few minuts. Add this to the chicken and fry till all the gravy dries up and the chicken is dry. Serve with bread or pepper water and rice.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

COLONIAL ANGLO-INDIAN DISHES SHOW CASED BY ME AT THE TAJ WEST END, BANGALORE

COLONIAL ANGLO-INDIAN DISHES SHOW CASED BY ME AT THE TAJ WEST END, BANGALORE

The Taj West End Bangalore is celebrating 125 years of the West End. I was invited by them to be part of the 125 years celebrations by demonstrating the old Colonial Anglo-Indian Dishes in their MYNT Kitchen from the 27th April to the 8th May.
The West End already has a Colonial Anglo-Indian Menu for Brunch on Week ends at the MYNT Coffee Shop. They are going to incorporate some of the dishes shown by me in the new Menu.
These are the dishes demonstrated by me. Along with me is Chef Abijith and Chef Susai. I had a lovely time demonstrating and showing off my Culinary Skills!!!
 

Monday, March 28, 2011

SPICY CORN KERNELS

300 grams corn off the cob / kernels
8 curry leaves
4 green chillies chopped
salt to taste
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
1 tablespoon lime juice
Cook the corn till soft with a little soft. Heat oil in a pan and sauté the green chillies and curry leaves for 2 or 3 minutes. Add the cooked corn and lime juice and mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

Thursday, August 19, 2010

BEEF MINCE CUTLETS

Serves 6 Preparation Time 1 hour

½ kg finely minced beef
1 teaspoon chopped ginger and garlic
1 medium sized onion chopped finely
2 green chilies chopped finely
1 teaspoon pepper powder
Salt to taste
A few mint leaves chopped or ½ teaspoon mint powder
3 tablespoons oil
1 egg beaten
2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
3 large potatoes

Boil the potatoes, remove the skin and mash well and keep aside. Heat a little oil in a pan and add the mince, ginger, garlic, onions, green chilies, pepper powder and salt with very little water and cook till the mince is dry. Remove from heat and cool for some time. Mix it well with the potatoes. Form into oval or round shaped cutlets, flatten and dip in the beaten egg then roll in the breadcrumbs. Heat oil in a flat pan and shallow fry the cutlets on low heat till golden brown on both sides.

Friday, July 30, 2010

STUFFED SNAKE GOURD CURRY

1 kg beef or mutton mince
1 medium sized snake gourd ( scrape it slightly)
3 medium sized onions chopped
3 large tomatoes pureed
½ cup coconut paste
A small bunch of coriander leaves chopped
2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
3 teaspoons chilly powder
1 teaspoon spice powder
2 teaspoons coriander powder
½ teaspoon tumeric powder
Salt to taste
2 green chilies chopped
3 tablespoons oil.

Wash the snake gourd, remove the inside and cut into 2 inch pieces. Marinate the mince with a teaspoon of chilly powder, tumeric powder, a little salt and some chopped coriander leaves. In a pan heat the oil and fry the chopped onions till golden brown. Add the ginger garlic paste and sauté for some time. Add the chilly powder, coriander powder, spice powder, green chilies, coconut and salt and fry for a few minutes .Add the tomato puree and fry till the oil separates from the masala. Now add 2 cups of water and bring to boil. Meanwhile stuff the snake gourd rings with the marinated mince. Pack each ring tightly so that the mince does not fall out. Slowly drop the stuffed snake gourd pieces into the boiling curry and cook on low heat till the gravy is sufficiently thick and the mince is cooked. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with coconut rice or plain rice.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

SIMPLE TROTTERS SOUP

6 to 8 trotters (mutton or pork) each to be chopped into 2 pieces
2 or 3 green chilies
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon pepper powder
1 tomato chopped
1 large onion chopped
Wash the trotters well. Place all the above ingredients together with the trotters in a pressure cooker. Add 6 to 8 glasses of water. Pressure cook for about 20 minutes or till the trotters are tender and the soup is thick. Serve hot. This is a very nourishing soup.

Saturday, May 08, 2010

CURRY PUFFS (HOT MINCE PUFFS)


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:
250 grams minced meat (Beef or mutton), 2 teaspoons chilly powder, 2 medium size onions (chopped), 2 teaspoons chopped coriander leaves, salt to taste, 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste.

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.

For preparing the filling, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and sauté the onions lightly. Add the mince, chilly powder, ginger garlic paste, coriander leaves and salt. Stir well and cook on low heat till the mince 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 mince 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.

Monday, May 03, 2010

ALMOND CHOCLATE FUDGE

100 grams cocoa powder
1 tin condensed milk
300 grams sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
4 tablespoons ghee or butter
1 cup chopped almonds
½ cup milk

Melt the sugar with the milk and condensed milk in a thick bottomed vessel. Add the cocoa powder and mix well. Add the chopped almonds, vanilla essence and ghee and mix well. Simmer on low heat till the mixture becomes thick and leaves the sides of the vessel. Pour on to a greased plate and decorate with a few almond slivers. When slightly cool cut into squares

Monday, April 19, 2010

PORK BUFFARTH

1 kg pork with the lard cut into medium pieces
3 carrots cut into medium pieces
3 potatoes cut into medium pieces
1 small cabbage cut into big chunks
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoons salt
4 large onions sliced
6 green chilies slit lengthwise
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 teaspoon chopped ginger
½ cup vinegar
1 tablespoon oil (optional)
1 teaspoon spice powder or garam masala powder
2 teaspoons chilly powder
1teaspoon pepper powder
2 Bay leaves
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder

Wash the pork well and add all the above ingredients to it. Mix well. Place in a pressure cooker along with the chopped vegetables. Add 3 cups of water. Cover and pressure cook first on high heat then simmer on low heat for 30 minutes till the pork is well cooked and it gives out a nice aroma. Serve hot.
Note: Other vegetables of your choice such as cauliflower, radish, turnips, etc, may used

A SIMPLE CHICKEN ROAST

1 medium size dressed chicken
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
4 tablespoons Butter
Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoons whole pepper corns
3 dry red chillies broken into bits
2 pieces cinnamon
2 onions chopped into big chunks

Wash the chicken well and marinate with the turmeric powder and salt for about an hour. Heat the butter in a suitable pan and add the chicken and all the other ingredients. Mix well and stir fry on high heat for a few minutes till the chicken changes colour. Add 1 glass of water and simmer on low heat till the chicken is tender and the water dries up. Keep frying on low heat for a few more minutes till the chicken pieces are nicely browned. Served with Mashed Potatoes and Bread.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

BEEF POT ROAST

2 kg chunk of beef from the Round or Rump Portion
2 teaspoons pepper powder
2 pieces cinnamon
Salt to taste
2 teaspoons vinegar
4 tablespoons oil
2 big onions sliced
3 large potatoes peeled and cut into halves
A few carrots, beans, turnips, etc (optional)
Wash the meat and rub the salt, pepper and vinegar well into it all over. Heat oil in a large pan or pressure cooker and add the cinnamon sticks. Place the meat in this and brown all over, turning it from side to side. Add sufficient water and cook on low heat till the meat is tender. Add the sliced the onions, potatoes and other vegetables to the meat. Simmer on low heat till all the water evaporates, turning the meat from side to side, till the meat is nicely brown all over and the potatoes and vegetables too are well roasted.
Serve hot or cold with steamed vegetables and bread.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

MUTTON / LAMB CRUMB CHOPS

1 kg mutton /lamb chops flatten them by beating
3 teaspoons pepper powder
Salt to taste
4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons oil
2 eggs beaten well
2 onions chopped finely
1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves

Wash the mutton chop well and marinate them with the salt, pepper powder and mint over night or for at least 5 to 6 hours. (Keep covered in the fridge). Heat oil in a flat frying pan. Dip the chops one at a time in the beaten egg. Top with the chopped onions and cover well with breadcrumbs. Shallow fry in the hot oil on low heat. Fry each side till golden brown. Serve with wedges of lime and Tomato Sauce and Bread.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

OX TONGUE VINDALOO

1 whole Ox tongue
3 onions chopped
3 big tomatoes pureed
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
3 teaspoon chilly powder
1 teaspoon pepper powder
2 teaspoons garlic paste
1 cup vinegar
3 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste
Pressure cook the tongue with sufficient water till soft. Cool and remove the white skin. Cut into slices. Heat oil and fry the onions till golden brown. Add the garlic paste and sauté for some time. Add the chilly powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder and fry well with a little vinegar. Add the tomato puree and continue frying till the oil separates from the masala. Add the remaining vinegar and the cooked Ox Tongue together with the remaining soup and cook till the gravy is thick. Serve hot with rice, chapattis, bread or even hoppers.

Friday, March 05, 2010

HOME MADE MARMALADE ROLL

250 grams Plain flour or maida
250 grams butter 200 grams sugar
3 eggs beaten
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon orange essence
2 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons marmalade
¼ teaspoon salt

Sift the flour, salt and baking powder together. Cream the butter and sugar together in a suitable bowl. Add the beaten eggs, orange essence and mix well. Fold in the flour a little at a time. Add a little milk if the mixture is too thick. Pour into a greased and floured cake tin and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or till the cake is cooked and brown on top. Take a sheet of thick brown paper and sprinkle a little water on it. Sprinkle sugar liberally on it. While the cake is still hot, turn it out on to the dampened paper. Cut it horizontally in the center without going to the ends and open it out so that it becomes a square. Spread warm marmalade on it then roll it tightly with the paper to form a roll. Chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours. When required cut into round slices and serve.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

ANGLO-INDIAN DAL MASH

1 cup Tur Dhal or Masur Dhal
2 onions chopped
2 green chillies chopped
1 teaspoon garlic chopped
1 teaspoon ginger chopped
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
¼ teaspoon mustard
A few curry leaves
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon oil

Cook the dal with sufficient water and ½ teaspoon turmeric powder till soft in a pressure cooker. Mash and keep aside. (The dal should be quite thick).
Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard. When it splutters add the chopped onion, green chillies curry leaves, ginger and garlic and fry well till the onions turn golden brown.Add the cooked and mashed dal and mix well. Add a little ghee while serving.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Salt Beef

1 chunk of Beef from the “Round” portion weighing about 3 kgs
1 teaspoon saltpetre or lime salt
8 tablespoons table salt or powdered salt
3 teaspoons sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar

Wash the beef well. Mix the saltpetre / lime salt, table salt, sugar and vinegar together. Rub this mixture on the Meat and prick all over with a fork. Keep in the fridge for 4 or 5 days turning it over and rubbing it well several times a day. On the 6th day boil in a suitable vessel with all the residue and a little water for one hour or pressure cook for 45 minutes on low heat. Cool and store along with the residue and use whenever required.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Fish Curry in Coconut Milk

1 kg good fleshy fish cut into slices
2 big onions chopped finely
1 teaspoon ginger paste
2 teaspoons garlic paste
1 cup thick coconut milk
3 teaspoons chilly powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
2 teaspoons coriander powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
A few Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons oil (Sunflower or Mustard)

Wash the fish well and fry it lightly to make it firm. Keep aside. Heat the oil in a shallow vessel and fry the curry leaves and onions till golden brown. Add the ginger and garlic paste, chilly powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and a little water and fry well for some time. Add the Coconut Milk, salt, and a little more water and bring to boil. Add the fish and cook for about 6 to 7 minutes till the fish is firm. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and slit green chilies Serve with Rice or chapattis.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

SAVOURY MINCE PAN ROLLS / PANTHRAS

Ingredients for the Pan Rolls
2 cups flour
3 eggs beaten
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons melted butter
A pinch salt

Ingredients for the Mince
500 grams topside mince
1 onion chopped finely
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon chopped ginger
2 medium size potatoes peeled and cut into 2cm cubes
Salt to taste
2 teaspoons chillie powder
1 teaspoon garam masala powder or all spice powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 egg lightly beaten
Oil for deep frying
1 cup dry bread crumbs

On low heat, cook the mince along with the chopped onion, garlic, giner, potatoes, chillie powder, garam masala / all spice powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt with half cup of water till the potatoes are soft and the mince is cooked. Cool and keep aside.

Mix the flour, 3 eggs, milk, butter and salt with a little water to make a think batter. Make thin pancakes / crepes on a flat pan cooking them on one side only.

Place each pan cake / crepe on a plate, add a tablespoon of mince mix on one end and roll up tucking in the sides as you would a spring roll. Follow the same procedure till all the mince and pancakes / crepes are exhausted.

Heat oil in a pan. Dip each pan roll in beaten egg then roll in bread crumbs. Shallow fry until golden and drain on a kitchen towel.

Serve with tomato or chillie sauce