Recipe: Curried Beetroot and Cucumber

  •  1 cucumber.
  •  1 beetroot.
  •  2 shalots.
  •  ½ pint water.
  •  1 teaspoon curry powder.
  •  2 tablespoons cooked haricot beans.
  •  2 ounces butter.
  •  1 teaspoon flour.
  •  1 teaspoon salt.
  •  ½ teaspoon pepper.

Slice the cucumber, beetroot and shalots, and fry for ten minutes in the butter; add pepper, salt, curry powder and flour, mix well and add water. Simmer for half an hour, stirring frequently.

New Vegetarian Dishes, by Mrs. Bowdich (Year 1892)