kheer (nepali-style rice pudding)

Ingredients:

1 cup rice
1 cinnamon stick
2 to 3 cardamom pods
3 cups milk
4 tblspn thickened cream
Mixed nuts and fruit (cashew nuts and raisins)

Kheer

Preparation

Wash rice thoroughly and drain well. Add cinnamon and cardamom to the milk. Bring to the boil for a few minutes. Add rice to the milk and stir constantly until it thickens. Add sugar and cream and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Sprinkle with mixed nuts before serving.

Serves 4.

You can find this recipe in CookBook: Great Recipes of SA Restaurants, Volume 2

thukpa

Ingredients:

2 tblspn oil

1/2 onion, diced

1 tspn salt

200g chicken fillet, cut into pieces

2 lites chicken stock

1 bunch spinach, chopped

2 tblspn chopped fresh coriander

1/2 tspn minced garlic

1 tomato, diced

1/2 tspn, finely chopped chilli

1 carrot, cut into julienne strips

550 g pre-cooked noodles

1 egg, beaten

tukpa

Preparation:

Heat oil, add garlic and onion and cook for 1 min. Add tomato, salt and chilli and cook until brown, about 1 min. Add chicken pieces and cook 3 min. Add carrot and chicken stock, bring to the boil. Add noodles and spinach and cook another 2 mins. Remove from heat. Heat another pan, add egg, shaking pan to makeĀ a thin layer. This forms an omelette. Chop omelette and sprinkle omelette and coriander over the top of the chicken mixture to serve.

Serves 2

You can find this recipe in CookBook: Great Recipes of SA Restaurants, Page 86 2005