Food & Drink: Recipe: Simply spiced curries of Sri Lanka
Saturday 26 February 1994
They are, she says, Sri Lankan, and unusual in that the spicing relies mainly on turmeric and chilli - lots of chilli. I have reduced the amounts.
Ms Budgen will be receiving two bottles of pinot grigio 1992 Borgo Molino from northern Italy.
Stir-fried cabbage and carrot
Serves 4 as side-dish
Ingredients: 2tbs vegetable oil
1/4 head white cabbage, finely shredded
1 medium carrot, cut into small matchsticks
1 onion, finely sliced
2 green chillies, seeded and finely chopped
1in dark green end of a leek, washed and finely chopped
Preparation: Heat oil until smoking point, coat pan. Reduce heat. Stir-fry, starting with onions, then adding ingredients. Toss regularly and cook for about 15 minutes.
Serves 4-6 as side-dish
Ingredients: 2tbs vegetable oil
2tsp mustard seeds
2 medium aubergines, cut lengthways into strips
6 shallots, peeled and coarsely chopped
6 cloves garlic, topped,
tailed and skinned, but left whole
2-4 red chillies, seeded and chopped
Preparation: Heat oil. Add mustard seeds. When they are jumping, add remaining ingredients, tossing together well. Reduce heat to low; add 8fl oz (225ml) of water and cook gently, tossing ingredients for about 15 minutes until the curry is molten and thick.
Next week: the first of our spiced breads and cakes. Many thanks to those who have already sent recipes. Others wishing to contribute a recipe should send it to: Emily Green, Reader Recipe, Weekend Features, The Independent, 40 City Road, London EC1Y 4ND. Anyone whose recipes we print will receive a bottle of 1989 Bukkuram de Bartoli, a figgy-tasting Sicilian muscat.
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