}

oldchakra.com

[Recipes Page] [Home]

Go to the “Recipes Page

Kicheree, Sweet Tomato Chutney, and Roast Potatoes
by Bhakta Chris

Dear Devotees,

Here are a couple of recipes which go perfectly together.

Kicheree
Ingredients: 6 tbs ghee or oil, 3 tsp cumin seeds, 3 tsp mustard seeds, 1/2 tsp hing, 2 or 3 small chillies, 1 tsp fresh chopped ginger, 1/2 cup oily toor dhall, 1 cup rice, 1 large potato, 2 carrots, 3 tsp salt, 500g assorted vegetables (eg broccoli, colliflower, peas, sweetcorn, beans, cabbage etc.) 1/3 tsp turmeric. 6-7 cups water. Optional 3 fresh tomatoes and 3 tbs chopped fresh corriander.

Method: In a large pan, heat the oil and  add the cumin & mustard seeds, the hing, chillies. When the seeds are popping add the ginger. Fry until brown. Add the dhall and potatoes. Fry for two minutes. Add 5 cups of water, carrots, and any vegetables you would normally boil. When boiling add the rice. Stir well, after ten minutes add the salt and turmeric. Cook on a low heat stirring regularly. Add more water as it is absorbed by the rice. Cook until the dhall and rice begun to break down. The kicheree should have a creamy consistency. At this point add the fresh tomatoes and coriander leaves, mix them well. Cooking time aproximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Roast Potatoes
Ingredients: 4 or 5 large potatoes, cut in large cubes. 1/3 cup of oil (pref. olive oil) 1 tbs. salt.
Method: Put potatoes on a baking tray, cover with oil, and sprinkle with salt. Bake until golden brown. Gas mark 7 or equivalent.

Tomato Chutney           
Ingredients:  5 tbs olive oil, 3 tsp fennel seeds, 1/4 tsp hing (asafetida), 3 tsp mustard seeds, 2 or 3 small hot chillies, 1/2 kg fresh chopped tomatoes or one tin chopped tomatoes, 4 tbs tomato puree, 2 tbs demarera sugar, 1 tbs soft light brown sugar.
Method: Heat the oil in a small pan. Add the mustard & fennel seeds, the hing & chillies and when mustard is popping add tomatoes & puree. Stir until boiling then add the sugar. Keep stiring until sugar is dissolved. Offer to Krishna and serve.

Your servant,
Bhakta Chris  (London Soho)

Go to the “Recipes Page

HOME
Recipes
You are here
Advertisements
BBT
Book Distribution
Book editing (changes)
CHAKRA
Charity
Child Abuse Page
Cows
Current Events
Earlier Topics
Editorials
GBC
ISKCON
Jokes
Letters from readers
Links to important sites
Obituaries
Other News
Paranormal
People
Philosophy
Poison Issue
Prabhupada
Reform
Resources
Ritvik theory
SP disciple database
Temples (issues)
Traveling Swamis
VNN Page
Women's Page
Youth Page

Hare Krishna 
Hare Krishna 
Krishna Krishna 
Hare Hare 
Hare Rama 
Hare Rama 
Rama Rama 
Hare Hare

© Copyright November, 2003 by oldchakra.com. All rights reserved.

For information about this website or to report an error, write to webmaster@oldchakra.com