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PRAWN VINDALOO

 

prawn curry 3

Serves 6           Time required: 45 minutes

Ingredients

1 kg fresh Shrimps or Prawns shelled and de-veined

2 medium sized onions chopped

2 teaspoons chillie powder

2 teaspoons cumin powder

½ teaspoon pepper powder

2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste

3 tablespoons vinegar

Salt to taste

2 potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into quarters

3 tablespoons oil

 

Wash and de-vein the prawns well and keep aside.  Heat oil in a pan and add the onions and fry till light brown. Add the ginger garlic paste and sauté for a while.  Add the chillie powder, cumin powder, pepper powder, Vinegar and salt and fry for some time till the oil separates from the mixture. Now add the prawns and mix well.  Add a little more water and cook till the gravy is slightly thick and the prawns are cooked. Mix in the boiled potatoes. Simmer for 2 minutes then remove from heat. Serve with steamed rice or any Indian Bread

ANGLO-INDIAN PORK VINDALOO

Pork Vindaloo Victoria Hotel

ANGLO-INDIAN PORK VINDALOO

(Pieces of tender Pork cooked in a spicy, tangy sauce – the original Anglo-Indian Delicacy, a legacy of the Portuguese in India)

Serves 6

Ingredients

1 kg pork belly or round cut into medium pieces with some fat and lard

3 big onions chopped finely

2 pieces of cinamon about an inch long

2 teaspoons cumin powder

½ teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon mustard powder or paste

2 teaspoons slightly hot chillie powder

1 teaspoon chillie powder for colour

1 teaspoon pepper powder

3 teaspoons ginger garlic paste

1 teaspoon sugar

½ cup tomato puree

½ cup vinegar

3 tablespoons oil

Salt to taste

Boil the pork in a little water with a pinch of turmeric and a little salt till tender. Remove and keep aside.

Make a paste of the cumin powder, turmeric powder, mustard powder, both chillie powder, pepper powder and sugar with a little water.

Heat oil in a suitable pan and fry the cinamon and onions till almost brown. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for a few minutes.

Now add the mixed paste and sauté for about 2 or 3 minutes till the oil separates from the mixture.

Mix in the tomato puree and the vinegar and fry for a minute or two

Now add the boiled pork along with the remaining soup and and simmer on low heat for about 8 to 10 minutes till the pork draws in the flavours.

Remove from heat and let it stand for about 15 minutes before serving.

Garnish with 2or 3 slit green chillies only

Serve hot with rice or bread.

 

COOKERY BOOKS ON ANGLO-INDIAN CUISINE by Bridget White

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BRIDGET WHITE –  ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPE BOOKS

1ANGLO-INDIAN CUISINE – A LEGACY OF FLAVOURS FROM THE PAST

Anglo-Indian Cuisine – A Legacy of Flavours from the past is a comprehensive and unique collection of easy- to- follow Recipes of popular and well loved Anglo-Indian dishes. The repertoire is rich and vast, ranging from the outright European Cutlets, Croquettes, pasties, roasts, etc, to mouth watering Curries, Side dishes, Spicy Fries, Foogaths, Biryani and Palaus, Pickles, Chutneys etc, picking up plenty of hybrids along the way. The very names of old time favorite dishes such as Yellow Coconut Rice and Mince Ball (Kofta) Curry, Pepper water, Mulligatawny Soup, Grandma’s Country Captain Chicken, Railway Mutton Curry, Dak Bungalow Curry, Crumb Chops, Ding Ding, Stews, Duck Buffat, Almorth, etc, which were so popular during the Raj Era are sure to bring back nostalgic and happy memories. These popular Anglo-Indian dishes will take you on an exotic nostalgic journey to Culinary Paradise.

It is a practical and easy guide to delectable cooking. The book with its clear step-by-step instructions, describes the preparation of a variety of Anglo-Indian Dishes. The easy-to-follow directions make cooking simple and problem- free.

Price per book : India : Rs 200.00, Australia: A$20.00, Canada C$25.00, UK: GBP 10.00, USA: 25.00

  1. A COLLECTION OF SIMPLE ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPES

A Collection of Simple Anglo-Indian Recipes is a revised, consolidated version of four earlier Recipe Books of Bridget White, namely Bridget’s Anglo-Indian Delicacies, A Collection of   Anglo-Indian Roasts, Casseroles and Bakes, The Anglo-Indian Snack Box &The Anglo-Indian Festive Hamper.

More than 350 Recipes of traditional, popular and well loved, Anglo-Indian Dishes have been specially selected from these earlier Cook Books and featured in this Omni-bus Edition. This single Consolidated Imprint of easy- to- follow Recipes features Soups, Pepper Water &  Vindaloo, Curries & Fries, Roasts & Stews, Chops and Cutlets, Croquettes & Rissoles, Foogaths and Vegetarian Delights, Rice Dishes & Pilafs, Pickles & Relishes, Casseroles and Baked Dishes, Snacks & Short Eats, Nibbles & Finger food, Sweets & Desserts, Custards & Puddings, Christmas Cakes & Festive Treats, Curry Powders, etc.

The huge selection of Anglo-Indian dishes featured in this Cookery book will surely take one on a sentimental and nostalgic journey down  memory lane of old forgotten Anglo-Indian Culinary Delights. All the old dishes cooked during the time of the Raj have now revived to suit present day tastes and palates. This Cookery Book would also serve as a ‘Ready Reckoner’ and a useful guide for teaming up dishes for everyday Anglo-Indian Meals as well as for festive and special occasions.

Price per book : India : Rs. 430.00, Australia: A$ 25. 00, Canada C$25.00, UK: GBP 15.00, USA: $25.00

  1. VEGETARIAN DELICACIES

Vegetarian Delicacies is a collection of simple and easy recipes of delectable Vegetarian Dishes. The repertoire is rich and vast, ranging from simple Soups and Salads, to mouth watering Curries, Stir fries, Rice dishes, Casseroles and Baked Dishes and popular Accompaniments. The easy-to-follow directions, using easily available ingredients, make cooking these dishes simple, enjoyable and problem-free. The book also highlights the goodness of each vegetable and their nutritive and curative properties in preventing and curing many health disorders.

Price per book : India : Rs 200.00, Australia: A$20.00, Canada C$ 20.00, UK: GBP 10.00, USA: $20.00

  1. SIMPLE EGG DELICACIES

Simple Egg Delicacies is a collection of simple and easy recipes of delectable Egg Dishes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and for all other times as well.  The repertoire ranges from simple Breakfast Egg Dishes and Egg Salads, to mouth watering Curries, Tea Time treats, Sandwiches, Casseroles and Baked Dishes. The recipes are extremely easy to follow and only easily available ingredients have been suggested. – A real treat for ‘Eggetarians’.

Price per book: India : Rs150.00, Australia: A$15.00, Canada C$15.00, UK: GBP 8.00, USA: $15.00

  1. ANGLO-INDIAN DELICACIES

Anglo-Indian Delicacies is an interesting assortment of easy- to- follow Recipes of popular vintage and contemporary Cuisine of Colonial Anglo India. It covers a wide spectrum, of recipes ranging from  mouth watering Gravies and Curries, Mulligatawny and  Pepper Water, Meat Fries, Roasts and Steaks to tasty Pulaos and Pickles, Savouries, Sweets and Christmas treats including a few home brewed wines to round off the extensive flavours and tastes.  Some of the old typical dishes that were popular in Calcutta, and other parts of Bengal besides Central and Eastern India, such as the Dak Bungalow Chicken Curry, Railway Lamb Curry, Pork Bhooni, Chicken / Meat Jal Frezie, Devil Pork Curry, Calcutta Cutlets (Kobhiraji Cutlet), Fish Kedegeree, Double Onions Meat Curry (Do Piaza), Meat Glassey (Glazzie ) or Fruity meat Curry, Meat and Spinach Curry, Duck Dumpoke, etc, are some of the old favourites featured here. I’ve also included recipes for dishes that were popular during World War II and were served in the Army camps and Officer’s Mess, such as the Army Camp Soup, Brown Windsor Soup, The Bengal Lancers Shrimp Curry, Veal Country Captain (Cold Meat Curry), Bubble and Squeak, One Eyed Jack, Colonel Sandhurst’s Beef Curry, Salted Tongue, Salted Beef, Corned Beef, Kalkals, Rose Cookies, Dhol Dhol, BeefPanthras, Potato Chops etc. All these dishes have been given a new lease of life, besides a host of other assorted dishes and preparations.

Price per book: India : Rs. 450.00, Australia: A$30.00, Canada C$35.00, UK: GBP 15.00, USA: $35.00

  1. THE ANGLO-INDIAN FESTIVE HAMPER

The Anglo-Indian Festive Hamper  is a collection of popular Anglo-Indian festive treats, such as Cakes, Sweets, Christmas goodies, Puddings, Sandwiches, Preserves, Home-made Wines, etc, etc. The repertoire is rich and quite vast and takes you on a sentimental and nostalgic trip of old forgotten delicacies. These mouth watering concoctions are a mix of both ‘European’ and ‘Indian’, thus making it a veritable “Anglo-Indian” Festive Hamper. The easy-to-follow directions make the preparation of these old, popular, mouth watering goodies, simple, enjoyable and problem-free.

Price per book: India : Rs150.00, Australia: A$15.00, Canada C$15.00, UK: GBP 8.00, USA: $15.00

For copies contact:  Bridget Kumar

Tel: +9198455 71254

Email: bidkumar@gmail.com / bridgetkumar@yahoo.com

A whole set of the 6 books mentioned above costs as under: (includes the Postage and handling)

  1. Within India Rs. 1800.00 (Payment through Cheque or Bank Trnasfer)
  2. Outside India: Australia: A$ 1250.00, Canada C$ 130.00, UK: GBP 75.00, USA: $130.00 (Payment through Western Union or PayPal)

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  1. ANGLO-INDIAN CUISINE – A LEGACY OF FLAVOURS FROM THE PAST

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COLONIAL ANGLO-INDIAN CUISINE FOOD PROMOTION EVENT AT K 3, J W MARRIOTT HOTEL NEW DELHI AEROCITY – THE MEMSAHIB’S KITCHEN

COLONIAL ANGLO-INDIAN CUISINE FOOD PROMOTION EVENT AT K 3, J W MARRIOTT HOTEL NEW DELHI AEROCITY – THE MEMSAHIB’S KITCHEN

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It’s been an awesome and amazing experience being part of the Colonial Anglo-Indian Food Promotion Event #thememsahibskitchen at K3, J W Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity.

Thank you so much J W Marriott Hotel for giving me the privilege of recreating and bringing back to life old forgotten foods and simple dishes of yore that were innovated and invented by the khansamas and cooks in those early days of the Colonial period.

The rustic and robust flavours of dishes that were served by the cooks at the Dak Bungalows and Inspection Bungalows to the British Officers while on their official tours across the country such as the Dak Bungalow Chicken Curry and fry.
The delicious Railway Lamb and Vegetable Curries that were first served on the Great Indian Peninsular Railway also known as The Blue Train that began its three day journey from Bombay’s Victoria Rail Terminus to Calcutta via Allahabad for the first time on 7th March 1870 covering a total distance of almost 4000 miles.

Collage of Non-Veg Dishes
Then the East India Company legacies of lamb chops, Bread and Butter pudding, Roly Poly Jam Pudding and steamed ginger pudding, besides other dishes associated with British colonial cooking such as Kedegeree (the anglicised version of kichidi, a rice dish cooked with pulses then mixed with quartered hard boiled eggs), Rissoles, Potato Chops and Pantras, Cutlets and Croquettes.

Collage of Vegetrian dishesThe Portuguese legacies of Vindaloo and Tangy Curries and Sweets, the Dutch Fish and lamb Mince Friccadels and not forgetting the other old dishes such as Grandma’s Country Captain Chicken, lamb Mince Ball (Kofta) Curry, Saffron Coconut Rice, Anglo-Indian Tomato Pilaf, etc.
Thank you  J W Marriot Hotel New Delhi Aerocity, Executive Chef Vikram Bhatt, Executive Sous Chef Ishika, Mr Rohit Sharma and Mr Nikhil Nair for this wonderful opportunity.
My special thanks to the wonderful team of Chef Kamal Sen, Hardik Narang, Akanksha Dean, Hitesh and others who were so eager to learn this new cuisine and recreate these old dishes for the festival. God bless you all.
#memsahibskitchen #K3 #JWMarriotHotelNewDelhiAerocity

Kamal SenHardik NarangAkanksha Dean, Hitesh

 

Cooking Lesson in Anglo-Indian Dishes with Amita

A 2 day Cooking Class of popular Anglo-Indian Dishes with Amita from Pune. I really enjoyed teaching her to prepare these old dishes. Thank you Amita it was a real pleasure meeting you and teaching you. God bless

TUESDAY 9TH AUGUST 2016
1. PEPPER CHICKEN ROAST
2. CHICKEN VINDALOO
3. COLONIAL SLOW COOKED CHICKEN ROAST IN A RED WINE MARINADE
4. CHICKEN GIZZARDS AND LIVER FRY
5. MUTTON MINCE BALL CURRY (KOFTA CURRY)
6. SHEPHERD’S PIE
7. ANGLO-INDIAN SHRIMP / PRAWN CURRY
8. SAFFRON COCONUT RICE / YELLOW RICE
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WEDNESDAY 10TH AUGUST 2016
1. ANGLO-INDIAN MUTTON CHOPS
2. BEEF PEPPER STEAKS
3. PORK CHILLIE FRY OR DEVIL FRY
4. FISH MOLEY (Fish Stew)
5. FISH AND BOILED EGG KEDGEREE
6. DEVILLED EGGS
7. STEAMED ROLY POLY PUDDING
8. STEAMED GINGER PUDDIN

COOKING CLASSES IN BANGALORE – LEARN HOW TO COOK SIMPLE ANGLO-INDIAN DISHES / INDIAN DISHES – A ONE OF A KIND COOKING LESSON / WORKSHOP IN BANGALORE conducted by Bridget White-Kumar

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COOKING CLASSES IN BANGALORE – LEARN HOW TO COOK SIMPLE ANGLO-INDIAN DISHES / INDIAN DISHES – A ONE OF A KIND COOKING LESSON  / WORKSHOP IN BANGALORE conducted by Bridget White-Kumar

 BRIDGET WHITE-KUMAR (Independent Food Consultant and Author of 7 recipe books on Anglo-Indian Cuisine) conducts Cooking Classes  / Workshops on ANGLO-INDIAN DISHES  and SIMPLE INDIAN DISHES in Bangalore.         

The Cooking Classes are conducted at Raheja Residency in Koramangala 3rd Block in a state-of-the-art kitchen on a ONE-ON-ONE BASIS as well as in SMALL GROUPS.

 ABOUT THE COOKING CLASSES / WORKSHOPS

  • It will be an interactive and hands on workshop where the participants would actually do the cutting, chopping and preparation / cooking of the dishes, thereby learning the whole process of cooking a simple Indian Meal.
  • 4 Dishes will be taught per lesson which would comprise of a Rice Dish, A Curry Dish either Vegetarian or Non-Vegetarian as per Participants choice, A stirfry side dish or Foogath and a Dessert.
  • Participants will learn about the History and Evolution of Anglo-Indian Cuisine and how the various dishes got their names.
  • Participants will learn how to plate and serve the dishes prepared at the workshop and will enjoy the same for their lunch.
  • Each participant will get to take home the Recipes of the dishes prepared at the workshop.
  • A Copy of Bridget’s new Recipe Book “SIMPLE EGG DELICACIES’ would be gifted to each participant.

 CHARGES:

Rs.2000.00 per participant for learning 4 Dishes. (This includes the ingredients required for the lesson)

VENUE:

Raheja Residency, Koramangala 3rd Block, Bangalore
Phone : 9845571254

 LIST OF DISHES THAT WILL BE TAUGHT AT THE COOKING WORKSHOP

A List of Suggested Dishes is given below. Participants could choose any 4 dishes from the list below or any other dish of their choice

RICE DISHES  (Choose any one)

  1. Anglo-Indian Yellow Coconut Rice
  2. Tomato Palau
  3. Chicken Palau
  4. Vegetable Palau

 2. CURRIES (Choose any one)

  1. Chicken Vindaloo or Curry,
  2. Mutton Curry / Anglo-Indian Meat Ball Curry
  3. Fish Curry
  4. Mixed Vegetable Curry

 3. SIDE DISHES / FOOGATHS ((Choose any one)

  1. Cabbage Foogath
  2. Butter fried Cauliflower
  3. Pepper Okra
  4. Mixed Vegetable Foogath or Sir Fry

4. DESSERTS / SWEET DISHES (Choose any one)

  1. Vermcelli Pudding
  2. Plantain Dumpling Fritters
  3. Soogi Pudding
  4. Coconut Sweet

A SEPARATE CLASS ON MAKING AN ANGLO-INDIAN ROAST PLATTER IS ALSO CONDUCTED

 A Colonial Anglo-Indian Dinner Platter of

 Pepper Chicken Roast or Beef Roast with Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Veggies and Grilled Tomatoes

 Devilled Eggs or Pepper Sausage Bites

 Bread Pudding / Caramel Pudding etc

 Bridget 4To Register for this’ one of a kind cooking workshop’ please contact Bridget Kumar 9845571254

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