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South African Traditional Winter Food

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2 cups samp
1 cup of either sugar beans or butter beans soaked overnight in cold water.
The next day rinse well and put into pressure cooker and cook till it’s almost done.
Once almost cooked, to the same pot add:
1/4 cup oil
1 onion chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
2tsp salt
2 tsp chillies
1 tsp arad /turmeric
2 tsp dry Dhana /coriander
3 tbsp. ginger garlic masala
You can also add
3 pieces chicken fillet cubed.
Let it all cook nicely then lastly u add about 2 to 3 potatoes cubed.
Serve with onion and tomato kachoomer, add lemon juice and salt to the kachoomer.
It’s really yummy and Ideal in this cold weather.


3 cups flour
3 tbsp. sugar
1/2 pkt yeast (about 3 tsp)
2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup oil
2 eggs
Mix above ingredients together
Take 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup water, liquid should be lukewarm, then make a soft and smooth dough.
Leave to rise in a warm place, once risen, punch down, shape and fry.
Serve with filling of your choice

1 egg
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp. jam
1 cup milk
Pinch of salt
1 tbsp. melted butter or ghee
1 tsp. vinegar
1 level tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 level tsp baking powder
1 ¼ cup flour
Beat egg and sugar. Add in rest of ingredients and make a batter
Sugar must be dissolved then batter is ready to pour into sprayed square tray and bake on 18o degrees for 15 minutes
Remove from pan from oven and place into 1 big tray.
Pour sauce over and leave to absorb
1 cup fresh cream
4 ½ tbsp. butter
1 cup sugar
½ cup water
1 tsp vanilla essence
Boil all the above ingredients and pour over pudding
Both the pudding and the sauce must be hot for max absorption


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