Friday, September 25, 2009

Afghani Birriyani (Afghaane Biriyane)


- 1 kg. lamb meat on the bone, cut into large pieces.
- 5 cloves
- 1large cinnamon stick
- 2 tsp. salt
- 1tbsp. ginger paste
- 1 tbsp. garlic paste
- 8 cups water
- 3 cups good quality saila rice
- 3/4 cup cooking oil
- 1 large onion skinned and thinly sliced
- 1 inch piece cinnamon stick
- 6 cloves
- 8-10 green cardamoms
- 1 tsp. cumin
- 3-4 carrots, peeled and grated
- 1\2 cup green raisins
- 1\2 cup pine nuts


1. Wash meat thoroughly under cold water tap. Place the meat, cinnamon, cloves, salt, water, garlic and ginger in a large heavy based sauce pan. Bring to boil and skim off any scum that rises to the top. Reduce the heat, cover and allow to boil gently for 40 to 45 minutes until the meat is tender.
2. Meanwhile, put the rice in a sieve and wash it thoroughly under running cold tap until the water runs clear. Soak in plenty of water for 11\2 hours. Drain in a sieve and let it stand for a minute or two.
3. Fry the nuts, raisins and carrots separately in 2 tablespoons of oil in a small frying pan. keep aside.
2. Heat oil in a large heavy based pan, add the onion and while stirring frequently fry for 3-5 minutes. Add cinnamon stick, cloves, green cardamoms, cumin, meat and 6 cups of stock, add water if necessary to make 6 cups. Bring to boil and add the rice to it. Carefully stir once. Cover and reduce the heat to medium and cook for 7-10 minutes. Gently stir the rice. (Do not stir to hard otherwise the rice will break.) Put a layer of carrot, raisins and pine nuts on the top of the rice. Cover with a tight fitting lid, reduce the heat to very low and allow to cook for another 7 - 10 minutes until rice is tender.
Fluff up the rice with a fork, then transfer it into to a heated serving dish. 
Serve with Raita.

Mixed Pickle (Mixd Pikle)


- 2 kg. raw mangoes
- 1\4 kg lemons
- 1\4 kg green chilies
- 1 kg. mixed vegetables such as carrots, peas, turnips and cauliflower
- 2 1\2 to 3 liters mustard oil
- 1\4 cup. salt
- 2 cups aniseed (saunf)
- 2 tbsp. turmeric
- 2 cup nigella seeds (kalonji)
- 2 cup fenugreek seeds (methre)
- 1\2 cup red chili powder or (according to the taste.)

1. Wash and pat dry all the vegetables. Cut the mangoes into half, remove seed and then cut into 11\2 inch sized pieces. Cut the lemons into half and slit the chilies carefully into half, leaving them still held together at the stalk. Peel the carrots and cut them into 2 inches long sticks. Peel and slice the turnip. Break the cauliflower into medium sized floret. Remove the peppery covering of the garlic and leave them whole.
2. Divide the salt into two parts. Place mangoes, lemons, garlic and chilies in a large bowl, sprinkle one part of the salt, mix well , cover and leave to marinate over night.
3.Next day gently squeeze out all the water released by the vegetables, taking care not to squeeze the juice from the lemons.
5. Place the carrots, peas, turnip and cauliflower in bowl, pour vinegar over it and mix well. Keep aside for 2-3 hours.
6. Strain the liquid from the vegetables and bring to a boil, put the vegetables and cook just for 2 minutes. Remove the vegetables with a slotted spoon and put them in a tray to cool completely.
7. Heat mustard oil to smoking point, remove from heat and leave it to cool. Mix all the spice ingredients and remaining salt with enough oil just to bind the spices.
8. Stuff the green chilies with the spice mixture. Rub gently the rest of the mixture over the mangoes, lemons and other vegetables.
9. Place the mango mixture in an earthenware jar, Mix thoroughly with hands.
10. Pour in the remaining oil. The oil should cover the vegetables by about 2.5 cm (1 inch).
11. Cover the jar with a muslin cloth and keep it in an airing place.        
12. Stir the contents of the jar for the first two weeks at least once a day. Do this to ensure that all pieces are completely dipped in the oil.
Note: In most of the Pakistani pickles, salt and oil are used as preservatives.

Egg Sandwitch (Eg Sandvitch)


- 2 hard boiled eggs, sliced
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 4 tbsp. mayonnaise
- salt and freshly milled pepper
- 8 large slices of white bread


1. Mash the eggs with a fork or place in a food processor and pulse once or twice. Transfer to a medium bowl, add butter and mayonnaise. Stir well with a fork to blend the ingredients. Season well with salt and pepper. 
2. Spread 4 slices of bread with a thin layer of mayonnaise. Spread the remaining 4 slices with good amount of egg filling, top with the mayonnaise slices and press gently. Remove crust and cut each sandwich 2 into triangles.
3. Serve with french fries.  
Serves: 4

Baingan k Kabab (Kabab of Eggplant)


  large eggplant, baigaan
  medium Onions
  cloves garlic (crushed)
  cup bread crumbs
  tablespoon coriander leaves, chopped
  cup cheese, grated
  cup flour
  teaspoon salt
  teaspoon pepper
   - bread crumbs for coating
   - oil for frying
   - egg, beaten

1.Spike each baingan and onion with a fork and hold it over the burner to char the skin or alternatively place them under a hot grill. Turn the baingans a few times to make sure that the skin is completely charred and the flesh is soft.
2. Place baingan and onion in a bowl and wait until cool enough to handle. Carefully remove the charred skin, cut off the stalk of baingan and finely chop the flesh. Remove the excess moisture from baingan by pressing the flesh between the palms.
3. Combine baingan, onion, garlic, bread crumbs, coriander leaves, cheese, flour, salt and pepper. Mix well to combine.
4. Shape into rounds of desired size. Dip kababs first in beaten egg, then coat with bread crumbs.
5. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry 3-4 kababs at a time.
6. Serve hot.

This recipe serves 6 people.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 minutes.

Serving Options:
Serve Hot
Try Raita with this dish.

Chum Chum (Chumm Chumm)

4 litter milk
- 1 kg sugar
- 10 g alum(phutkari)
- 1/2 tsp. saffron
- 10 almonds
- 10 pistachio nuts
- few drops of kewra

1. Heat the milk in a deep pan over high flame to boiling point. Add the alum powder to curdle. Remove it from the flame quickly otherwise the cheese will become hard. Pour it into the muslin bag or a thin cloth & allow to drain water. Press the bag & leave to drain for several hours.
2. Add saffron powder in the paneer. Mix it well & make small triangular chum chum.
3. Boil sugar in 2 1/2 cups of water to prepare solution (aik tar ka sheera). Carefully drop in the chum chum
4. Cook for half an hour over low flame.
5. Put the chum chum in a plate and make cream circles in their center. Garnish with sliced pistachio nuts and kewra essence.

Doodhi ka Halwa (Dodhe ka Halwaa)


- 250 g. suji (semolina)
- 250 g. sugar
- 150 g. ghee
- 6-8 cardamom

Doodhi is an extract juice of Suji or semolina.
To make doodhi, put Suji in a small saucepan add sufficient water and soak for at least 3 hours.
Wet a large  piece of muslin and tie it securely over the top of a small bowl.  
Place small amount of soaked suji on the wet muslin, pour little water at a time and rub vigorously with your palm and fist. Extract all juice and discard the residue, (phok).
Place this juice (doodhi) at room temperature for several hours or until the thick milk settle down at the bottom of the pan and clear water floats on the top. Carefully Drain off the clear water from the top.

1. Put sugar, half cup of water, ghee and cardamoms in a karahi or heavy based sauce pan.
2. Stirring constantly cook over low heat until a thick and light brown syrup is formed. Stand well back, in case of spluttering, and pour immediately the juice (doodhi).
3. Stirring constantly fry (bhuna) till ghee float on the top.
4. Garnish with melon seeds, grated Coconut, Pistachio and almonds. Serve hot.
Can be stored in refrigerator for a month. 
Origin of this recipe is Kalabagh district Mianwali.
This delicious dish is used in Mianwali, lakki Marwat, Bannu, kohat, Karak and Attock districts
of Pakistan.
Doodhi ka halwa can serve as a breakfast and as a sweet dish with meal.

Sheer Khurma (Sher Khorma)


- 225g basmati rice
- 400ml water
- 200g gur (break into small pieces)
-1\4 cup ghee
- 1 tsp. aniseed
- 8 green cardamom seeds,
- 4 cloves
- 100g blanched almonds, cut into slivers
- 50g unsalted pistachio nuts, cut into slivers
- 25g green raisins
- 1tsp. lemon juice


1. Rinse rice in a sieve under the running water, then soak it in cold water for 30 minutes. Drain.
2. Put water and gur in a pan and bring to boil. Boil for two minutes, then remove from heat and strain.
3. In another heavy based pan heat ghee, add cardamom, aniseed and clove. Stirring all the time, fry these for couple of minutes. Stand well back, in case of spluttering, and add rice along with syrup. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to low.
4. Add almonds, pistachio nuts, green raisins and lemon juice. Stir just once, cover with a tight fitting lid and cook for 20 minutes until syrup is completely absorbed.

Sohan Halwa (Sohann Halwaa)


225g basmati rice
- 400ml water
- 200g gur (break into small pieces)
-1\4 cup ghee
- 1 tsp. aniseed
- 8 green cardamom seeds,
- 4 cloves
- 100g blanched almonds, cut into slivers
- 50g unsalted pistachio nuts, cut into slivers
- 25g green raisins
- 1tsp. lemon juice


1. Rinse rice in a sieve under the running water, then soak it in cold water for 30 minutes. Drain.
2. Put water and gur in a pan and bring to boil. Boil for two minutes, then remove from heat and strain.
3. In another heavy based pan heat ghee, add cardamom, aniseed and clove. Stirring all the time, fry these for couple of minutes. Stand well back, in case of spluttering, and add rice along with syrup. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to low.
4. Add almonds, pistachio nuts, green raisins and lemon juice. Stir just once, cover with a tight fitting lid and cook for 20 minutes until syrup is completely absorbed.

Sohan Halwa

Egg And Potato Curry (Eg and Potatow Cury)


   - eggs
  medium potatoes
  cup oil
   - onions, roughly chopped
  tablespoon ginger paste
  tablespoon garlic paste
  teaspoon salt
  teaspoon turmeric
  teaspoon red chili powder
  teaspoon coriander powder
  cup water
  teaspoon garam masala

1. Peel and cut the potatoes into large cubes and keep them in cold tap water.
2. Heat oil in a saucepan add onions and fry for 5-8 minutes, until transparent but not brown.
3. Add garlic and ginger, stirring constantly, fry for about 5 minutes, add 3-4 tablespoons of water to prevent the gravy from burning.
4. Add salt, chile powder, turmeric, coriander powder and 3-4 tablespoons of water. Fry the onion mixture for 3-5 minutes.
5. Add potatoes and stir the contents until the spices coat the potatoes well. Add water, cover and cook over low heat for about 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender but not very soft. Add two cups of water, bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes on low heat.
6. Meanwhile hard boil the eggs, peel and quarter.
7. Add garam masala, coriander leaves and green chilies to the potato curry, stir gently and transfer to serving dish. Add boiled eggs and serve.
8. Serve with chapati or paratha and mixed pickle. once

This recipe serves 6 people.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes.
Cooking Time: 25 minutes.

Serving Options:
Serve Hot
Try it with Naan or Routi

Murgh Kali Mirch (Murrgh Kaali Mirach)

- 1- medium Chicken
- 1 tsp-fresh Ginger paste
- 1 tsp-fresh Garlic paste
- 2 tsp-coarsely ground black pepper corns
- 1 tsp-white pepper powder
- 3 tbsp-oil
- 1/2 cup-water
- 2 tbsp-lemon juice
- 3-green chillies-slit lenghtwise
- salt to taste


1. Mix together ginger & garlic pastes. Add salt, black pepper and white pepper.

2. Rub the paste on the chicken pieces. Leave aside for one hour.

3. Heat oil in kadhai and add the chicken pieces

4. Stir fry for 10-15 minutes.

5. Lower the heat and add the green chillies and water.

6. Simmer until chicken is tender.

7. Add lemon juice and serve hot.

Pai _Lamb Trotters (Pay _Lammb Troters)

- 6 pai
- salt according to taste
- 1 tsp haldi
- 1tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic paste
- 1/2 tsp ginger paste
- 1/2 cup cornflour (starch)
- 1 onion

- Fry onions in oil till they are golden.
- Add all the ingredients to it except cornflour.
- Then add about 8 glasses of water and leave on very low heat to tenderize.
- When soft and you can see oil surfacing add cornflour to thicken, stirring all the time to
avoid lumps.
- Garnish with fresh dhuniya, green chili and ginger.
- Also sprinkle some garam masala for additional spicy taste.

This dish goes best with Nan


Vegetable Fritter (Vegetabal Friter)


1 large potato, peeled
1 carrot, peeled
1 onion
1 zucchini
30 grm. butter
half teaspoon curry powder
salt, pepper and lemon juice to taste
chili (optional)
2 tbs. plain flour
1 egg, beaten
half cup vegetable oil

Salsa Dipping Sauce:
1 tomato, chopped
1 spring onion, sliced
1 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tbs. finely chopped parsley


1. Coarsely grate each of the vegetables
separately. Mix potato, carrot and onion together.
Reserve the zucchini.

2. Heat butter in pan. Gently cook the curry powder
for 1 minute. Add grated potato, carrot and onion.
Cook for 5 minutes, until the mixture has thickened.
Meanwhile also add salt, pepper, lemon juice and
chili (optional).

3. Transfer to a bowl. Add grated zucchini and
flour. Mix well. Stir in egg until well combined.

4. Heat oil in frying pan. Drop level tablespoonfuls
of mixture into pan. Cook on both sides until crisp.
Drain on absorbent paper.

Serve with Salsa Dipping Sauce.

5. To prepare Salsa Dipping Sauce:

Cholay Chaat (Chollay Chat)


2 15 Oz. Cans of Chick peas
1 Large Potato
2 tbs. fresh coriander (Dhaniya) leaves
1 green chilies
2 tbs. Chaat Masala
3 tbs. tamarind (Imli) Chutney
1/4 Medium Onion
1 Medium Tomato
Salt to taste


Boil the potato until it’s soft.
Skin and cube.
Drain and wash the Chick Peas.
Dice the onion, tomato, green chilies and dhaniya leaves.
Add everything to a large bowl and mix thoroughly. You may want to add more chat masala/ imli chutney depending upon your taste.

Chicken Chaat (Chiken Chat)


1 boneless chicken breast
1 tsp. salt or according to taste
2-3 cloves of garlic (Lehsan)-chopped
2 tbs. cooking oil
1½ tsp. coriander (Dhaniya) powder
¼ tsp turmeric (haldi) powder
¼-1/2 tsp chili (Lal Mirch) powder
1 ½ tbs. lemon juice
A few fresh coriander (Dhaniya) leaves chopped for garnish


Wash the chicken meat and cut into 1-inch pieces. Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the garlic and salt. Fry the garlic till it is light brown. Add the chicken pieces and fry for 5-6 minutes stirring constantly. Then add the dhaniya powder, haldi and chili powder. Fry for another 3-4 minutes stirring frequently and check to see if the chicken has become tender.
Remove from heat. Add the lemon juice and garnish with fresh chopped dhaniya leaves.

Serving: 2-3 persons

Liver Recipe (Livir Resipe)


1/2 kg liver (lamb/chicken)
1 tsp. garlic (Lehsan) paste
1 tsp. ginger (Adrak) paste
1 tsp. salt (according to taste)
¼ tsp. turmeric (Haldi) powder
½ tsp. chili (Lal Mirch) powder
3 tsp. yogurt
1 small tomato-chopped
1 small onion-chopped
½ cup fresh coriander (Dhaniya) leaves
2-3 green chilies-chopped
1 tbs. fenugreek (Methi) leaves (Kasuri)
2-3 tbs. oil


Sauté the onion in oil till transparent-light brown. Add the spices, yogurt and liver.
Cook for 2-3 minutes till water dries on medium heat. Do not overcook otherwise it will become hard.
Serve with chapati
Serving: 2 to 3 persons

Chicken Shaslik (Chiken Shashlik)


1 Kg. boneless chicken
2 tsp Salt
1 tsp chili (Lal Mirch) powder
2 Green Bell peppers
3 Medium Onions
6 Small green chilies
½ Kg canned whole/diced tomatoes
½ Cup Ketchup
3 tbs. Soy Sauce
3 tbs. Oil


Cut the chicken into cubes and
fry it in oil on low-medium heat
until the chicken is white. (15 minutes)
Dice the tomatoes if you're using whole ones. Add this to the chicken. Deseed the bell peppers and cut them into 1 inch chunks. Cut the onions into chunks and add these in as well.
Throw in the rest of the ingredients and cook this on low-medium heat for about half an hour or until the bell peppers are slightly soft.
Serve with boiled rice.
Serving: 3 to 4 persons

Chicken Jalfraizi (Chiken Julfraizy)


1 Kg. Boneless chicken meat
4 medium sized onions-chopped
4 tomatoes-chopped
2 onions cut into thick slices
2 tomatoes cut into broad slices
1 Capsicum (Shimla Mirch) cut into slices (the yellow variety can also be used to enhance the color of the dish)
1 tsp. garlic (Lehsan) paste
1 tsp. ginger (Adrak) paste
¼ tsp. ground garam masala
¼ tsp. turmeric (Haldi) powder
½ tsp. Coriander (Dhaniya) powder
1 tsp. salt (according to taste)
3-4 tbs. oil


Sauté the chopped onions in the oil till transparent. Add the Garlic (Lehsan), Ginger (Adrak), Turmeric (Haldi), Coriander Seeds (Dhaniya) and chopped tomatoes. Cover and simmer to allow the tomatoes to soften.
Add the chicken and cook for another 10 minutes or until the chicken is slightly tender. Add the salt.
Take a few tea spoons of oil from this chicken into a separate frying pan.
Heat and add the sliced onion, Capsicum (Shimla Mirch), sliced tomatoes, and garam masala. Sauté this for a while till the vegetables soften lightly.
To this frying pan add the cooked chicken. Mix and allow cooking for another 2-3 minutes.
Serve with rice.
Serving: 4 persons

Bihari Kabab(Behaare Kabaab)


½ Kg. beef Pasanday (filets)
2 tbs. unripe papaya (grinded)
1 tsp ginger (Adrak) paste
1 tsp garlic (Lehsan) paste
1 tsp. salt (according to taste)
2 tbs. yogurt
1 tsp chili (Lal Mirch) powder OR 1 tbs. chopped green chilies
1 tbs. oil. (Preferably mustard oil)


Mix together all the spices, yogurt and papaya and coat the beef with it.
Leave to marinate for 5-6 hours preferably overnight.
Then barbeque over charcoal or you can bake it
in an oven
Garnish with onion rings, ginger, green chilies and lemon juice.
Serve with naan

Serving: 4 persons

Qeema Chatpata (Keema Chatpatta)


½ Kg. mince meat
½ tsp. salt (according to taste)
¼ tsp. turmeric (Haldi) powder
¼ tsp. ginger (Adrak) paste
½ tsp. garlic (Lehsan) paste
½ tsp red chili (Lal Mirch) powder
3-4 Whole dried red chilies
4-5 black pepper (Kali Mirch)
4-5 cloves (Laung)
1 black cardamom (Bari Ilaichi)
1 bay leaves (Tezpatta)
2 tbs. yogurt
1 medium tomato chopped
1 medium onion chopped
3 tbs. oil

For garnishing
4 tbs. fresh coriander (Dhaniya) leaves-chopped
2-3 green chilies


Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onion till light brown.
Add the spices along with the Garlic (Lehsan) and Ginger (Adrak) paste. Mix well.
Add the mince meat, stir till the spices have mixed well with it and its water has dried.
Add 1 glass of water to it and leave on medium heat to tenderize.
When half done add the yogurt and tomatoes. Cook till all the water has dried.
Mix well and garnish with chopped fresh Coriander Seeds (Dhaniya) and chopped green chili.

Serve hot with naan
Serving: 4 to 5 persons.

Badami Qorma (Badaame Korma)


1 Kg mutton or chicken
100 grm almond (blanched)
4 black cardamom (Bari Ilaichi) seeds
18 green cardamom (Chhoti Ilaichi)
24 cloves (Laung)
24 whole black pepper (Kali Mirch)
8 tsp. coriander (Dhaniya) powder
250 grm. onion
1 to 1½ tsp. salt (according to taste)
1 ½ tbs. garlic (Lehsan) paste
1 tbs. ginger (Adrak) paste
250 grm. yogurt
1½ to 2 tsp. chili (Lal Mirch) powder
250 grm. ghee or oil.
1 pinch of nutmeg (Jaiphal) and mace (Javitri) powder
1 tbs. of Kewra
1 tsp. sugar


Slice the onion finely and fry in the ghee/oil on very low flame till they are golden-brown.
Remove the fried onion from the oil and keep aside. In the oil add all the spices (except the nutmeg, sugar and Kewra) with a little water to prevent burning.
Add the meat and mix well with the spices. When the water of the meat has dried, add 2-3 glasses of water (1 glass enough for chicken). By now the fried onion would have cooled and turned crisp. Crush it and add it to the pot.
Cover and cook on low flame till the meat is tender. When the meat has softened and the gravy has acquired the desired consistency, add a pinch of Nutmeg (jaiphal) and Mace (Javitri), Kewra, almond and sugar. Leave on very low heat (dum) for two minutes.
Serve hot with naan.
Serving: 6 to 8 persons.

Banana Bread Pudding (Bananna Bred Puding)

1 loaf French bread
2 tblsp Vanilla Extract
4 Bananas, mashed
4 cups Milk
3 Eggs
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Raisins
1 tsp freshly ground Nutmeg
1 tsp Cinnamon
Splash of rum (optional)

  • Cut the lof in small cubes.
  • Put the cubed loaf in a bowl.
  • Now pour the milk on it and keep it aside for a hour.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Grease 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  • In a separate bowl mix the eggs, sugar and vanilla essence.
  • Pour this mixture onto the bread mixture and then spread the mashed bananas and raisins.
  • Add rum, cinnamom and nutmeg powder.
  • Pour this mixture on the baking dish.
  • Bake in the oven for 1 hour and then let it cool.

Orange Pudding (Orang Puding)

3 oranges
1 1/4 pints milk
1 1/2 oz cornflour
1 oz butter
3 oz sugar
2 eggs
pinch of salt

  • Peel the oranges, cut in pieces and place in a buttered dish.
  • Mix cornflour with a little of the milk.
  • Boil remainder of milk, add to the cornflour paste and cook for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add the butter and a pinch of salt.
  • Sprinkle a little sugar over the oranges.
  • Mix the rest of the sugar with the yolks of the eggs, and add to the milk and cornflour mixture.
  • Stir for a minute or two longer over the fire without boiling.
  • Pour over the oranges and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Beat the egg whites stiffly, fold in a little castor sugar, pie on top and return to cool oven for abut 10 minutes, to set and tinge a very pale brown.

Mango Pudding (Mangow Puding)

1 cup mango pulp
1 cup cottage cheese(paneer)
1 cup cream
1 tblsp gelatin
1/4th cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup mango cubes
cream and cherry for garnishing

  • Dissolve the gelatin in 1/4 th cup of water. Keep it aside.
  • In a mixer blend the mango pulp, paneer cream and sugar.
  • Take a bowl and mix both the blended mixture and the dissolved gelatin.
  • Keep it in the refrigerator for setting.
  • When fully set garnish with mango pieces, cream and cherries and serve immediately.

Fig Pudding (Figg Puding)

8 oz breadcrumbs
8 oz figs (anjeer)
6 oz shredded suet
2 eggs
scrape of nutmeg (jaiphal)
1/2 pint milk (doodh)
6 oz sugar (cheeni)

  • Chop the figs very finely and mix with the breadcrumbs, sugar, suet and nutmeg.
  • Add the beaten eggs and the milk.
  • Put the mixture into a greased basin, cover with a double piece of greased paper and steam for 3 hours.
  • Serve with wine foam sauce.

Milk Pudding (Millk Puding)

2 oz rice sago
1 tblspful sugar
1/2 oz butter
1 pint milk
pinch of salt

  • Just cover the cereal with water and let it stand for 5 minutes.
  • Strain off water, and put the cereal in a greased pie dish with the sugar, butter, salt and milk.
  • Let it soak for about 1 hour.
  • Then stir it well and cook slowly in a cool oven for 2 hours, stirring well after ½ hours.
  • The above recipe makes a pudding of medium thickness; more or less cereal should be used to vary the consistency according to taste.
  • An egg can be added if desired, in which case the cereal should be boiled in the milk first and the egg added when cool.
  • Then bake in the oven for 20 minutes.