Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Wortels en Ertjies Bredie

Wortels en Ertjies Bredie
Serves 4-6
2 Tsp cooking oil
1 large onion, peeled and chopped
500g mutton or lamb pieces
800g carrots cut into julienne strips
3 potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
1 ½ cups frozen peas
3 allspices
1-2 green chillies
2 tsps salt or to taste
Hot water as needed
Chopped parsley for garnishing
Heat oil in a large saucepan / pot and braise onions until golden brown, 5-10.
Add washed and drained meat and braise until dark brown, 10-15 minutes. The meat should be as brown as you can get it.
Add salt, chillies, allspice and enough water; simmer until meat is nearly tender, 15-20 minutes or longer if using mutton.
Add carrots and potatoes and cook until potatoes are nearly soft adding hot water if necessary.
Add frozen peas and cook a further 10 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Garnish with chopped parsley.
Serve with boiled rice and atchars.
© Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

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