Thursday, June 29, 2006

Culpeper's chilli collection.

Chilli Biscuits

4 dried jalapeno chillies (or other hot chillies)
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1/4 cup sunflower seed oil
1/2 cup plain yoghurt
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups plain flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup chopped cashew nuts
1/2 cup raisins

Chop the chillies and put into a pan with the milk and simmer gently until the milk begins to boil.
Cool and put through a blender.
Add the egg, oil, yoghurt, brown sugar and vanilla and blend for 1 minute.
Set aside.
Combine flour, salt and baking soda and add the wet mixture, stirring well. Mix in the oats, cashews and raisins.
Drop teaspoonfuls onto a greased oven tray and bake at 180C for about 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Eat one of these biscuits whenever drowsiness overcomes.

Chilli Chutney

Mince or chop finely 1 cup ripe chillies, 1 onion and 1 cup of raisins.
Place in sacepan with 1 cup vinegar, 1 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon salt.
Boil slowly until dark and most of the vinegar is absorbed.

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