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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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  • 85 g/ 3 oz unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 300 ml/ ½


First make a masala (spice mix) by toasting the cumin, coriander and cardamom seeds, black peppercorns, chilli flakes and turmeric in a dry frying pan over a low heat for 2–3 minutes. Grind to a powder in a coffee grinder.

Put the coconut in a bowl and pour the boiling milk over it. Let steep for 20 minutes. Boil the eggs for 8 minutes, refresh in cold water and refrigerate.