Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith — #capemalaycooking

Fajita Chicken Samosas

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Fajita Chicken Samosas Salwaa Smith - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights From My Kitchen To Yours - keeping our heritage alive! Ingredients: 400g deboned chicken breasts (about 2 chicken breasts) 1 red pepper 1 yellow pepper 1 green pepper 2 large onions 1 Tbsp oil (olive or normal cooking oil) ½ - 1 tsp crushed red chillies 1 tsp jeera /cumin 1 tsp paprika ¼ tsp garlic powder 1 tsp salt (or to taste) @capemalaycooking 1 tsp freshly crushed black pepper 200 strong cheddar cheese 2 tsp lemon juice Method: Cook the chicken breasts in a little water. Add...

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Fish Frikadel (Fish Cakes)

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Fish Frikadel (Fish Cakes) Come rain or sunshine fish frikadel served with dhal and or 'gesmoorde' tomato is our favourite meal on a Monday in our household. 'Gesmoorde' tomato is made similarly to marinara sauce. Salwaa Smith - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights From My Kitchen To Yours - keeping our heritage alive! [caption id="attachment_43285" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Fish Cakes[/caption] Fish Frikadel Ingredients: 500g hake fillets or 3 tins tuna chunks, in brine, drained 2 slices of bread (preferably a couple of days old) 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1/2 teaspoon garlic 1 medium tomato, chopped 1...

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Chocolate Éclair Pudding 

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Chocolate Éclair Pudding Salwaa Smith - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights From My Kitchen To Yours - keeping our heritage alive.  [caption width="360" id="attachment_43201" align="aligncenter"] Chocolate Eclair Pudding[/caption] Ingredients for the choux pastry: 1 cup cold water ½ tsp caster sugar 85g unsalted butter Pinch salt  1 cup cake flour 4 medium eggs, beaten Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 200° Celsius.  2. To make the choux pastry, place the butter, water, salt and sugar into a large saucepan. 3. Place over a low heat to melt the butter. Increase the heat and pour in the flour in one...

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Cocktail Bread Rolls 

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Cocktail Bread Rolls From My Kitchen To Yours - keeping our heritage alive   [caption id="attachment_43184" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Cocktail Bread Rolls[/caption]   Ingredients: 1 kg cake flour 1 tsp salt 1 (7g) packet instant yeast 4 tablespoons oil 4 tablespoons plain yoghurt 2 tablespoons sugar 2 large eggs 1 – 1 ½ cups lukewarm (tepid) milk #capemalaycooking   Method: In a large bowl add the flour, salt, sugar and yeast. In a separate bowl mix the egg, oil and yoghurt. Add to the flour. Add the milk and mix thoroughly. You may add more milk if the dough feels to...

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Meatless Monday 

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Meatless Monday, here's my recipes for brown lentil curry, dhal curry and puris. Enjoy  Salwaa Smith - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights  From My Kitchen To Yours - keeping our heritage alive!  [caption width="640" id="attachment_43070" align="aligncenter"] Dhal, Lentil Curry , Puris[/caption] Brown Lentil Curry Boil 1 cup brown lentils for approximately 30 minutes or until semi soft. Pour it into a colander and rinse thoroughly.  In the mean time braise an onion in a tablespoon of oil until golden brown. Add 1 tsp crushed garlic and 1 tsp crushed ginger. Add a chopped tomato and 1 tsp tomato paste...

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