Mutton Potato Chops

Fried Mutton Chops in Cheesy Potatoes3By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee – Culinary Expert


  • ½ pound mutton chops
  • I pound potatoes.
  • Vinegar
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 oz milk
  • Oil for frying
  • Bread crumbs


  1. Beat the chops until flat and boil in water with some ginger and garlic.
  2. After they are boiled do NOT throw away the extra water. Leave at least 1 cup of this stock.
  3. Now take out the chops from the water and marinate them with vinegar, salt and pepper. Put enough of each to make sure each chop in properly covered.
  4. Boil the potatoes and mash them. Add the butter, milk and salt to taste into the potatoes.
  5. Now cover each chop with the mashed potatoes leaving the bone of the chop uncovered.
  6. Now dip these chops into an egg (salt and red chilli powder added) and coat with bread crumbs. Deep fry the chops until golden brown.

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Banana Fritters



  • 2 ½ oz of flour
  • 1 dessert spoon of salad oil.
  • ¾ gill of warm water. (1 gill= ¼ pint)
  • 1 white of an egg
  • 3 or 4 ripe bananas
  • 2 oz of butter.
  • Pinch of salt
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Mix the flour and salt in a bowl.
  • Make a hole with your finger in the centre of the mixture and put the oil and gradually add the water. Stir well. Beat till smooth.
  • Set aside for ½ an hour.
  • Beat the white of an egg in a separate bowl, keep beating until the white becomes stiff.
  • Now add the flour mixture into the white, and mix with a light hand
  • Heat the oil.
  • Cut the banana into long strips (each banana should be cut into four pieces).
  • Now coat these strips with the mixture and deep fry the bananas.
  • Take out the bananas when they turn brown.
  • Sprinkle sugar on the banana chips. Eat while still hot.

Recipe by Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee