May 25, 2009

Bergedil

Category: Recipe

Making bergedils has become one of my specialties. So far, I’ve gotten pretty good reviews of my bergedils. Judging from the way that these things just disappear from the plates right after being served, I guess, I do make a mean bergedils.

They are otherwise known as potato cutlets, but being a carnivore, I would add minced beef in there.The influence is probably Malay-ish or even Indonesian…I’m not too sure, really. What matters is that they can be addictive as hell and always good as appetizers or as an add-on to any dishes.

Here’s how I usually make them:

Bergedil
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Prep Time
45 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
Prep Time
45 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
Ingredients
  1. 5-6 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  2. 4 shallots -finely minced
  3. 1 garlic, finely minced
  4. Fresh parsley, finely chopped
  5. a pinch of coriander powder
  6. 2 cloves
  7. salt and pepper to taste
  8. 1 egg beaten
Instructions
  1. Heat up about 1 tbsp of oil and toss in the shallots,garlic, cloves till fragrant. Add some parsley and set aside to cool
  2. Fry taters till slightly soft, but not mushy. Mash them up and set aside to cool
  3. Mix in the shallots, garlic and cloves into the mashed taters
  4. Season well with salt and pepper and other spices and mix them well
  5. Shape them into balls and flatten them slightly
  6. When done, coat them with the beaten eggs and deep fry in a very hot pan
  7. Fry them till golden brown and drain the oil before serving.
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  1. I love em Bergedils!

    I will try out the recipe!

  2. Try it, try it! and let me know how it turned out. It took me several attempts to master the frying bit without disintergrating the bergedils.

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