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Mutton Stew with Dumplings

A real ‘heart-warmer’ – this dish is perfect for chilly evenings, with the fireplace slowly crackling while savouring a glass of shiraz.


Mutton stew:

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 400g mutton pieces
  • 3 large carrots (chopped)
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 Tsp garlic
  • 1 Tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tsp vitamite
  • 300ml crushed tomatoes
  • 1 Tsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tsp coconut oil
  • 1 Tsp masala
  • 1/2 cup water

Method (2.5 hours)

Heat a casserole pot on  medium heat and fry the onion in the coconut oil. Once translucent, add the ginger, garlic, carrots,masala and fry for 3 minutes. Add the mutton pieces, salt, pepper, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, water and vitamite. Stir evenly. To further cook the mutton: place in a slow cooker over medium heat for 2 hours. Once cooked, add the dumpling dough and cook on a low heat for 20 minutes on stove top.



2 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 pinch of salt

1 packet of instant dry yeast (about 2 tablespoons)

1 cup water

1 Tsp olive oil

Method (1 hour)

Pour the flour into a bowl and add the dry ingredients. Mix with your hands. Add the oil and then add the water slowly while kneading. Add the water until the dough forms a stretchy but firm consistency. Leave in a warm place for 45 minutes until dough doubles in size. Knead the dough again and then seperate into six pieces and form them into balls. Add this to the mutton stew above.









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