FEATURE ON ANGLO-INDIAN FOOD AND ON ME IN TIME OUT DELHI 7TH JUNE 2013 ISSUE
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8-Trotters (mutton or pork) preferably the front ones
1teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
2 pieces cinnamon (about ½ inch each)
2-large tomatoes chopped
2-teaspoons chillie powder
2-large onions chopped
1-teaspoon coriander powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons coriander leaves chopped.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker and lightly sauté the onions, cinnamon and cloves. Add the trotters, turmeric powder, chillie powder, tomato, 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 haveit with chapattis, dosas or Hoppers.
½ -kg mutton mince or beef mince
4-big seedless Brinjals
1 -big onion sliced finely
1-tomato chopped finely
1-teaspoon pepper powder
4-green chilies chopped finely
2-pods of garlic chopped finely
2-eggs beaten well
4-tablespoons breadcrumbs or semolina
Wash the Brinjals and put them whole into boiling water with ½ teaspoon salt and cook for about 5 minutes till they are half cooked. Cut the brinjals into halves lengthwise dividing even the stalks. Scoop out the insides and keep aside. Heat 2-tablespoons oil in a pan and add the onions, mince, tomato, salt, pepper, green chilies, garlic and cook on low heat till the mince is cooked and all the water is absorbed. Add the cooked insides of the brinjals and mix well. Keep aside to cool for some time. When slightly cold, fill this cooked mince in the scooped out brinjal halves and press well. Coat with the beaten egg and sprinkle the breadcrumbs or semolina on the top. Brush the sides with oil and place in a baking tray. Drizzle the remaining oil all over the stuffed brinjals and bake in a hot oven for about 10 minutes till brown on top. Serve hot with bread and chips.
(The stuffed bringals could also be shallow fried like cutlets instead of baking)
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200 grams flour / maida
200 grams butter
1 tin condensed milk
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon soda bicarbonate / baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Sieve flour, baking powder and soda bicarbonate together and keep aside. Mix butter and condensed milk together. Add vanilla essence. Slowly add the flour. Beat lightly till well mixed. Pour into a greased baking tin and bake in a moderate oven for about 25 minutes.
500 grams fleshy fish fillets
2 teaspoons cumin powder
2 teaspoons chillie powder
1 teaspoon pepper powder
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon coriander powder
Salt to taste
2 teaspoons vinegar
¼ teaspoon orange food colour (Optional)
oil for frying
Wash the fish and marinate it with all the above ingredients. Heat oil in a pan till smoky and fry the fish tikkas till golden brown on both sides. Squeeze lemon juice on the Tikkas when done. Drain and serve hot with mint chutney and onion rings.