Category Archives: Oriental/Asian

Barbeque Spice Paste


10 Bird’s-eye Chillies,
25 Red Chillies,
15 Shallots,
10 Cloves of Garlic,
 2 Tomatoes,
 2 tbs Oil,
 4 tbs Lime Juice,
 1 tbs Sugar,
 Salt & Pepper.

Steam the chillies, shallots, tomatoes and garlic and cook for five minutes.
Add the lime juice, sugar, salt and pepper to taste.
Blend all coarsely together in a processor.

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Posted by on January 4, 2014 in Oriental/Asian


Potato Fritters

Aloo Pakoras


½ Cup Chickpea Puree,
4 tbs Oil,
70 gm Chopped Onion,
½ Cup Shredded Raw Potato,
½ Cup Cornflour,
3 tbs Chopped Parsley,
½ tbs Cayenne,
5 tbs Water,

Mix all together well and roll into balls, flatten them slightly and deep fry until golden.
Drain well on kitchen paper and serve.

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Posted by on September 12, 2013 in Oriental/Asian, Potatoes


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Pineapple Chutney

Adrak Chatni

Fresh Ginger Chutney


40 gm Fresh Diced Ginger
3 tbs Fresh Garlic
75 gm Seedless White Grapes.
200 ml White Wine
200 ml Lemon Juice
8 tbs Ground Ginger

Saute the ginger, garlic and grapes in 2 tbs Ghee until soft.
Then add the lemon juice, white wine, ground ginger and salt and simmer together for 2-3 mins.
Blend in liquidiser and allow to cool before storing in airtight jars.

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Posted by on September 12, 2013 in Oriental/Asian, Preserves


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