CHICKEN SAUSAGE BITES – A TASTY NIBBLE OR STARTER

Chicken Sausage Bites

CHICKEN SAUSAGE BITES – An easy and tasty dish for a Party – Nibbles and Starters 

Serves 6   Time required: 15 minutes

Ingredients

 5 or 6 Chicken Sausages

2 medium size onions sliced finely

2 teaspoons ground pepper or cracked pepper

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

Salt to taste

2 tablespoons oil

Boil the sausages in a little water then cut them into bite size pieces.

Heat oil in a pan and fry the finely chopped onions and chopped garlic till the onions turn golden brown. Add the sausage pieces, pepper and salt and mix well. Simmer on low flame for about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally) till the sausage pieces take on the pepper and garlic flavor.  Serve as a starter or appetizer

Note: If desired, you could add pieces of capsicum also while frying the onions and garlic to give it a different flavor.

 

HUSSAINY LAMB CURRY OR MEAT ON A STICK CURRY

HUSSAINY STICK CURRY OR KEBAB CURRY is also known as Meat on a stick curry. The same recipe could be used for a Vegetarian Version or Chicken Hussainy Curry
Serves 6 Time Required: 1 hour
Ingredients

1 kg mutton or beef cut into small cubes
1 cup curds / yogurt
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
2 teaspoons chillie powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
2 onions chopped finely
3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
2 tomatoes blanched and pureed
10 or 12 bamboo sticks or thin skewers 4” in length
3 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste

Marinate the meat with a little turmeric powder, salt and a little curds for one hour.

Heat the oil in a suitable pan and sauté the onions for a few minutes. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for a few minutes. Add the chillie powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, tomato puree, coriander leaves, remaining curds and salt and stir fry for a few minutes till the oil leaves the mixture. Add 1 cup of water and bring to boil.
Meanwhile pass the bamboo sticks / skewers through the marinated meat. About 5 pieces should fit on each stick. Place the sticks of meat in the curry that is boiling. Close the pan and simmer on low heat till the meat is cooked. Serve without removing the sticks.

MIXED VEGETABLE CURRY

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MIXED VEGETABLE CURRY

Ingredients:

1 cup of chopped mixed vegetables such as carrots, beans, peas etc

2 potatoes peeled and cut into medium size pieces

2 tomatoes made into puree

3 tablespoons ground coconut

½ teaspoon all spice powder or garam masala

1 teaspoon mild chillie powder

½ teaspoon turmeric powder

½ teaspoon cumin powder

Salt to taste

1 teaspoon coriander powder

2 tablespoons oil

2 onions chopped

2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste

Heat oil in a pan and sauté the onions for a little while.Add the ginger garlic paste, tomato puree, chillie powder, turmeric, coriander powder, spice powder / garam masala powder, cumin powder and salt and stir fry for a few minutes till the oil separates from the mixture.Add the ground coconut and stir fry for a few minutesAdd the mixed vegetables and potatoes and mix well.Add 2 cups of water and simmer on low heat till the potatoes are cooked the gravy thickens. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.Serve with rice or Chapattis.

Beef Pepper Steaks

BEEF PEPPER STEAKS

Ingredients

1 kg Beef Undercut or Lamb cut into steaks

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

3 or 4 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper powder

3 tablespoons oil

2 big onions sliced finely

1 big tomato chopped

Salt to taste

Marinate the meat with the pepper powder, salt and turmeric powder in a flat plate. Pour the oil on top and keep it over night in the refrigerator (or for atleast  4 hours before cooking).

Pressure cook for just 5 minutes or cook in a pan for about 15  minutes.

Add the onions and tomatoes and continue frying on low heat till the tomatoes turn pulpy and the steaks are a nice brown colour.

Serve hot with boiled vegetables and bread.

 

MINCE POTATO CHOPS (PEPPER MINCE AND POTATO CUTLETS)

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MINCE POTATO CHOPS (PEPPER MINCE AND POTATO CUTLETS)

Ingredients

½ kg fine Beef or Lamb Mince

1 medium sized onion chopped finely

2 teaspoons pepper powder

Salt to taste

3 tablespoons oil

1 egg beaten

2 tablespoons breadcrumbs

3 large potatoes

Boil the potatoes, remove the skin and mash well.  Keep aside.  Wash the mince.  In a pan add the mince, onions, pepper powder and salt with a little oil and cook till the mince is dry.  Remove from heat and cool for some time. Form the mashed potatoes into even sized balls. Make a depression in the center and fill with the pepper mince. Flatten each ball to form a round cutlet. 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.

ANGLO-INDIAN MASALA CHOPS / BEEF OR VEAL MASALA CHOPS

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ANGLO-INDIAN MASALA CHOPS / BEEF OR VEAL MASALA CHOPS

Serves 6     Time required: approx 1 hour

Ingredients

1 kg good beef or veal cut into chops with a little fat (Flatten them)

3 or 4 potatoes, (boiled, peeled and cut in half lengthwise)

4 big onions sliced

2 green chilies slit lengthwise

2 teaspoons mild chillie powder

2 teaspoons cumin powder

2 tablespoons vinegar

1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste

Salt to taste

3 tablespoons oil

Marinate the chops with all the above ingredients (except the onions and potatoes) and keep aside for 2 hours.

Heat the oil in a suitable pan and add the marinated chops and mix well. Cook the chops with sufficient water till tender letting some soup remain. Mix in the sliced onions. Keep cooking on low heat till the soup dries up and the meat is a nice brown colour.

Just before turning off the heat add the boiled potatoes and mix once so that the mixture covers the potatoes.

Garnish with browned onions

Serve hot with bread, rice or chapattis