Jollof Rice

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INGREDIENTS 2 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped (about 5 ounces each) ½ medium Scotch bonnet/habanero pepper stem removed ½ medium onion, roughly chopped 3 small red bell peppers, roughly chopped (about 5 ounces each) ½ cup vegetable oil 5 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon curry powder 5 teaspoons hot ground chili pepper, such as African dried chili or cayenne 5 teaspoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon plus 1 heaping teaspoon onion powder 2 bay […]

Chichinga

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Ingredients: 1 Chichinga or Snake Gourd 1 (Big) Potato 1 (Medium) Onion 4 – 5 Tbsp Poppy Seed 1 Red Whole Chili ½ tsp Red Chili Powder ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder 5 – 6 teaspoons Mustard Oil ¾-1 teaspoon Salt   Steps: 1 Soak the poppy seeds with dry red chili in water for 30 minutes. Then grind […]

Cape Malay curry

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Ingredients 1 onion, medium, finely chopped 4 tablespoons oil 5 teaspoons coriander seeds 2 teaspoons hot pepper flakes (you can use fresh hot peppers to taste) 2 teaspoons fennel, ground (or 4 teaspoons whole fennel seeds) 5 teaspoons ground cumin 2 tablespoons ginger, fresh, finely chopped 1 teaspoon turmeric 3/4 […]

Bunny Chow

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Ingredients 1 pound chicken thighs or breast cut in bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup canola or cooking oil 2-3 Curry leaves 1 teaspoons minced ginger 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 Tablespoon curry powder or more 1 medium onion diced 2 medium tomatoes diced 1 cinnamon stick 5-2 teaspoon paprika 3 green cardamom pods lightly crushed 8 ounce or less potatoes cleaned and cut into cubes 115 ounce can chickpeas rinsed and drained ½ teaspoon cayenne […]

Bobotie

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Ingredients 1 fairly thick slice no-crust bread (white or brown) 375 ml milk 25 ml oil 10ml butter 2 onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 25 ml curry powder 8 grams salt 25 grams chutney 15ml smooth apricot jam 15ml Worcester sauce 5ml turmeric 25ml brown vinegar 1 kg raw […]

Biltong

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INGREDIENTS 5 kg lean meat (beef) (1/4 cup) coriander seeds (1/4 cup) salt 15 ml (1 tablespoon) milled black pepper   Process: 1 Cut the meat into strips about 2 cm x 3 cm (3/4-inch x 1 1/4-inches). Roast the coriander seeds in a dry frying pan to bring out […]