Dal Makhani is a north Indian dish from the Punjab region. It’s a velvety lentil curry made with urad dal, which is whole black lentils and red kidney beans. This dish is slow cooked with tomato puree, butter, spices and cream. Best served with naan or rice.
The winner will get to cook their favourite recipe from the book with meandget a chance to appear on my Youtube channel ‘Food with Chetna‘.
Sour and Spicy Potato Wraps
Perfect recipe for picnics, barbecues and parties!
Edible flower 3 tier wedding cake!
Coconut & Lemon cake
Rose & Pistachio cake
Blueberry & Almond cake
G&T Lemon Cardamom Drizzle Cake
Roasted Jersey Royal, tamarind, honey and herb salad
How to make Paneer at home
The best and easiest way to make delicious paneer at home!
Cardamom Orange Hot Cross Bun French Toast
Perfect hot cross bun recipe to enjoy at Easter
Blood Orange and Chocolate pancakes
Blood orange and chocolate pancakes!
Cauliflower and broccoli stuffed flatbreads with cucumber yogurt
2016 A year full of foodie adventures!
The perfect Christmas pudding!
Festive food for Diwali
Delicious simple recipes to help you celebrate Diwali- Coriander Paneer curry and Spicy sour coriander potatoes
Dots Raise Lots!
An easy classic dotty cupcakes recipe to support RNIB
Blackberry Meringue cake with Berry sauce
Perfect recipe for celebrations with family and friends!
My blog on the launch of ‘The Cardamom Trail’!
Chocolate filled cheesecake bites
My Little taste of Punjab
My first trip to Amritsar in Punjab, home to The Golden Temple.
Chocolate Oreo Cake
Moist chocolate sponge layered with oreo cream cheese buttercream and topped with delicious chocolate ganache.
Health delicious Lentil and Tomato soup
This healthy and delicious Lentil and Tomato soup is pure comfort food.
Red Velvet Cake
Moist and super delicious Red Velvet Cake. Stunning sponge against the contrasting cream cheese icing makes this a great Celebration Cake!
Hazelnut and Chocolate Bundt Cake
Delicious moist Hazelnut and Chocolate Bundt cake
Baking an Autumn tree
Read my blog on creative baking and Aloo Paratha recipe!
Mum’s Aloo Paratha!
My most favourite video yet! Watch my mum and me make these amazing Indian spicy potato Flatbreads.
GBBO Semifinal week blog
Read my blog on a chocolate filled GBBO Semifinal.
GBBO Patisserie week blog
Read my blog on GBBO Patisserie week, Masala Paneer and more.
GBBO gets nostalgic- Victorian week
Read my blog on GBBO Victorian week, vegetarian pies, mini cakes and Orange bundt cake!
Orange, Cinnamon and Hazelnut Bundt Cake
A delicious simple All-in-one mix Orange cake with a lovely layer of Cinnamon and Hazelnut.
Nation’s Favourite Curry!
Read my blog on Nation’s favourite curry, BBC Radio 2 and pastry week on GBBO
Coffee chocolate cupcakes with nutella and walnut
Super delicious coffee chocolate cupcakes topped with nutella cream and crunchy walnuts
Basil and Nectarine Frangipane cakes
Gluten free Basil and Nectarine Mini Frangipane cakes by Baking Star Kate Henry. These are super delicious and light, and make perfect little treats.
Read my blog on Week 4 of GBBO 2015
Sesame brittle and salted caramel cheesecake
Delicious creamy Cheesecake with salted caramel and sesame brittle
Strawberry Hazelnut and Chocolate Mini Pavlovas
Light mini pavlovas- crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside with Nutella, hazelnuts, cream and fresh strawberries
Lemon, White Chocolate and Raspberry Cake
Light sponge cake with white chocolate, citrus lemon curd, sweet fresh cream and topped with raspberry for a sharp finish. One of my all time favourite cakes.
This fresh coriander chutney with mint, garlic and ginger is an explosion of flavours.
Chocolate chip cookies
Quick and simple recipe for the best chocolate chip cookies. Perfect to bake with children.
Food with Chetna
My YouTube channel is here!
Flatbread Wraps WITH spicy POTATOES
Quick and Easy flatbread wraps filled with potatoes, cooked with onions, mustard and fresh curry leaves.
Rhubarb, orange and strawberry cake
Light summer fruit cake made for Marie Curie’s Blooming Great Tea Party
Dal (Red Lentil)
A simple and healthy dal recipe. It is cooked in a very traditional Indian way and is very easy to make.
Carrot and banana spiced cake
A moist and light carrot cake, with a touch of orange and added moisture from banana. It has beautiful ﬂavours of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, and walnuts to add a bit of crunch too.
Pistachio and White chocolate cake
A simple, white, snow-topped cake. White chocolate and pistachios balance the flavours in this light and delicious cake.
Chai Latte Cake
A fluffy light cake made using Chai Latte
Potato Stuffed Flat Bread
Flat bread stuffed with potato mix, made using ingredients available during the rationing years (1940-1954).
Coconut and Lemon Traybake
Coconut and lemon traybake, with raspberry.
Spicy Potato Balls
A very popular Indian snack. Deep fried savoury potato balls made with spicy potato mix dipped in gram flour batter.
A rich, dark and very indulgent chocolate cake. Perfect for a celebration.
Orange and Cinnamon Baklava
These deliciously sweet treats are extremely flaky, nutty and packed with flavour.
Sponge cake with coffee syrup and icing
Chilli and Coriander Naan
Simple naan bread flavoured with fresh green chillies and coriander leaves and a sprinkling of nigella seeds. Perfect accompaniment for any curry.
Chocolate Mud Cake
Multi layered chocolate mud cake covered in cream cheese icing and decorated with macaroons.
Very light and delicious lemon meringue pie with a sweet shortcrust pastry base, filled with lemon curd and topped with meringue.
Cardamom sponge layered with coffee mascarpone cream and topped with hazelnuts
A French dessert traditionally served on special occasions. Made here with choux buns filled with lemon custard cream. Then dipped in caramel and arranged on a cake stand in a pyramid shape. Perfect centre piece for a party.
Tomato and Garlic Chutney
A simple chutney packed with flavours and perfect as an accompaniment. Made with boiled tomatoes that are slow cooked with garlic and chilli. A stunning sweet and hot chutney to add zing to every meal.
Chetna Makan was the semi-finalist on the BBC One’s Great British Bake Off 2014. You can find her exciting recipes, videos and blogs by Chetna here.