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28
Sep
08

PESHWARI NAAN BREAD

PESHWARI NAAN BREAD

Ingredients
1 packet Instant Yeast
300-350ml warm water
500g strong white bread flour (you can use plain flour)
15g fine salt
1 generous tbsp plain yoghurt
2 tsp vegetable oil

For the stuffing:
4 tbs finely chopped nuts, raisins
and dessicated coconut. The must be
finely chopped or the naans will burst
when rolling out.

Method:

1. Sift the flour,salt & yeast in a large bowl, make a well in the centre.
Add the yoghurt, oil and 300ml of the water.
Mix to a rough dough, adding more water if necessary –
it should be soft and slightly sticky. Turn out on to a
lightly floured surface and knead the dough for 5-10 minutes,
until smooth. Put it in a lightly oiled bowl, cover and leave
for about 1 hour, or until doubled in size

2. Knock the gas out of the dough and give another brief kneading.

3. Divide into four pieces and roll into balls.

4. Flatten the ball and place 1 tbs nut mix in the centre, pull edges
up towards the centre close and roll into a ball again.

5. Dust and roll out into a pear shape approx 5mm thick.

6. Cover and leave to rest for 5 minutes while you heat a heavy-based
pan over a medium-high heat.

7. Cook each one for 5 minutes or so until its underside has formed a
crust and is golden and patched with brown.Turn it over and continue
cooking until the other side is golden brown. Serve warm.
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22
Sep
08

Chili Sauce Recipe

Chili Sauce Recipe

1/2 Bushel of very ripe red Tomatoes
1/2 dozen of hot peppers / more if you like it really hot
1 Bag of Pickling Spice
1 cup of Brown Sugar, Fist full of table Salt
Cheese Cloth
1/4 of a gallon of vinegar
5 big Spanish Onions
Soak Tomatoes in boiling water for 5 mins or so and skin them. Put them in a very large preseve pot and squish them with your hands. Mince your peppers and onions add them to the tomatoes. Add 1 cup of brown sugar, your fist full of salt, your 1/4 of a gallon of vinegar. Take one box of pickling spice and put it into cheese cloth, tie it off and put it in the pot. Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Put on stove bring to a boil, then simmer with lid on for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Tasting and stirring occasionally, if you feel it need more or less then add it.

Good luck this is my Mum’s recipe,

Gran

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14
Sep
08

Green tomato ketchup

Green tomato ketchup is an excellent way to use up those green tomato.

It is very easy to make, but plan ahead. The tomatoes need to stand at least 8 hours or overnight.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes


Ingredients:
24 medium (6 pounds or 2.5 kg) green tomatoes, chopped
15 medium (3 pounds or 1.5 kg) onions , chopped
1/2 cup (125 ml) coarse salt
3 cups (750 ml) white vinegar
2 cups (500 ml) granulated sugar
6 Tablespoons (90 ml) mixed pickling spices, tied in cheesecloth
Preparation:
In a large bowl, alternative layers of tomatoes and onions, sprinkling each layer with salt. Let stand for at least 8 hours or overnight. Rinse; drain well. Combine vegetables with vinegar, sugar, and spice b

In a large saucepan or stock pot, bring mixture to a boil, then simmer, uncovered, for about 30 to 45 minutes, stirring frequently until slightly thickened. Pour into hot, sterilized jars and seal.

Yield: Approximately 12 cups ( 3 Liters)

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