Appetizer – Wild Boar (Bandel) Choyla (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Smoked Wild Boar Marinated in Seasoned Mustard Oil)

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 lbs. piece of wild boar with fatty skin attached (pork meat can also be used)

Rub:

  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon timur (Szchwan pepper)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • Salt and Pepper

Choyla Marination:

  • 4 tablespoons mustard oil
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, toasted
  • 5 red chilies, julienned
  • 3 cloves garlic, halved
  • 1-in ginger, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafetida
  • Salt and pepper

Garnish:

  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek
  • 10 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons mustard oil
  • 1/2 cup green onions, cut in 1-in. length

DIRECTIONS

  • Wash piece of wild boar thoroughly.
  • In boiling salted water, cook the meat for at 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove from the boiling water to drain.
  • In a large bowl, coat the meat with rubbing ingredients; set aside for 10 min.
  • Smoke-grill the meat until skin is crispy.
  • Cut into 1/2-in. cubes with the crispy skin attached.
  • In a blender combine cumin seeds, chilies, three cloves of garlic, ginger, and turmeric with two tablespoons of oil to yield smooth paste.
  • In a bowl, mix the choyla paste with the meat pieces, gradually pouring two tablespoons of oil, toss it well to coat thoroughly.
  • To garnish, in a non-stick pan heat two tablespoons of oil, splitter fenugreek till it turns dark.
  • Add garlic slices and fry till light brown.
  • Pour the oil mixture over the marinated meat.
  • Add green onions. Toss the whole mixture well.
  • Serve with stir-fried vegetables and rice.

Source: http://nepalicooking.tripod.com./appetizer.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Originally posted 2009-12-07 17:06:16.

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