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Classic Curried Vegetable Pie

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Ingredients
  Shortcrust pastry 1⁄2 Pound
  Potatoes 1 Pound
  Tomatoes 4
  Brinjals 1⁄2 Pound
  Tomato sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dry kidney beans 1⁄2 Pound
  Onions 4 Small
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Soak the beans overnight.
Boil in fresh water until almost soft, season to taste, and stir in the curry mixture, boil potatoes in their jackets, remove the skins and slice 1/4 inch thick.
Scald tomatoes and peel, then cut in slices and sprinkle with sugar.
Peel onions and brinjal and slice 1/4 inch thick, dusting with salt and flour.
Fry all the vegetables lightly and separately, starting with the onions.
Butter a fireproof dish and arrange the vegetables in layers, first the tomato slices, then onions, drained beans and potato slices.
Repeat until the dish is full, finshing with tomato.
Measure the curry bean liquid, and bring this up to 3/4 pint, stir in the tomato sauce, bring to the boil and thicken slightly with a tablespoon of flour, mixed smooth with cold water.
Pour this sauce over the vegetables.
Roll out pastry and cover the pie.
Bake at 400°F.
until golden brown.
Serves 6.

Recipe Summary

Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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