Joelene’s Tomato Stew – Bredie

TRH Joelene's Tomato Bredie
For fast cooking in India, I suggest my friend the pressure cooker.
I grew up with what is known as Bredie. Also called a stew.
It slow cooked meat, with potatoes and vegetables in a delicious gravy. Comfort food

500 g boneless lamb cubes
3 onions – chopped
3 tomatoes – chopped
4 potatoes – halved
Ginger/garlic paste
4 cloves
Cinnamon stick
Sprinkle of jeera and mustard seeds
3 dry red chilli
Olive oil
200g tomato puree
Dash Worcester sauce
Half teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste

Heat olive oil
Add spices and chilli
Sautee onions
Add ginger/garlic paste
Add tomatoes
Sautee all till done
Add lamb cubes
Salt and pepper and simmer
In a bowl mix puree, dash Worcester sauce, sugar and add water to make a gravy
Add this to simmering lamb, and cook for 7 whistles
Open cooker add potatoes and cook for a further 2 whistles.
Open cooker and simmer till gravy thickens
Serve with steamed rice.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Joelene Fish Anand

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