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Chetna’s 30 minute Indian

80 flavour-packed Indian recipes to make in 30 minutes or less Chetna Makan’s bestselling cookbooks combine her creative flavour twists with a love of simple Indian home cooking. Taking inspiration from the eclectic tastes of Indian cuisine, these tempting recipes can all be on the table and ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. Featuring traditional fast snacks, imaginative … Read More

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The Cardamom Trail

My first book The Cardamom Trail. Discover rare but precious traditional bakes from India, as well as new spice-infused recipes. Delve into the history of Indian herbs and spices and learn how to match foods and flavours. I like to introduce colourful spices, aromatic herbs and other Indian ingredients into traditional Western baked favourites. Whether it’s a sponge cake with … Read More

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Healthy Indian Vegetarian

My new book is out NOW!!!!
I am very excited to share with you guys that my new book Healthy Indian Vegetarian is out now.

Best CHOCOLATE Cake!

Chocolate Cake A stunning chocolate cake for any celebration, honestly I would make it just for any weekend. It is simple to make, easy to assemble and even easier to eat. The sponge is super light, fluffy and dark and the ganache is the perfect filling for the layers. You can decorate this with your favourite chocolates on top. For … Read More

Tandoori Chicken Curry

Tandoori Chicken Curry I am a big fan of Tandoori chicken so decided to make a curry with this gorgeous chicken. The tandoori spice mix is easily available in the supermarkets and Asian superstores and is a great spice mix to always have in the cupboard. For the chicken marinade 4 tbsp natural yogurt 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp tandoori … Read More

Lemon and Vanilla Cake

Lemon and Vanilla cake A delicious light lemon and vanilla sponge sandwiched with vanilla buttercream and lots of lemon curd. This is a beautiful and stunning cake for any celebration. For the cake – 350 gms unsalted softened butter 350 gms caster sugar 350 gms self raising flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp milk … Read More

Butter Chicken Biryani

Butter Chicken Biryani This is a combination of 2 of my favourite recipes, butter chicken and biryani and it tastes outstanding. 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs, but into bite size pieces For the marinade 4 tbsp natural yogurt 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp sunflower oil 2 garlic cloves, grated 1 inch ginger, … Read More

Paneer Jalfrezi!

Paneer Jalfrezi For the last 6 years Tilda Rice has been working with the World food programme by helping to deliver a nutrition-boosting meal to a new or expectant mother in need. And I am very pleased to partner with them to bring you the recipe for this veg jalfrezi. Want to recreate one of your favourite take aways at … Read More

Chickpea curry | Chole recipe

North Indian Chickpea curry also known as Chole.   This is quite a classic north Indian curry made with chickpeas and it is best to use dried chickpeas soaked overnight for best results. Enjoy this with chapati, naan, rice or bhature! 500 gms dried chickpeas Soaked in 1500 ml water For the curry 5 tbsp sunflower oil 1 tsp carom … Read More

2 Delicious Mug Cake recipes!

Eggless Chocolate mug cake 4 tbsp golden caster sugar 4 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp cocoa powder pinch of salt (1/8th tsp) pinch of baking powder (1/8th tsp) 3 tbsp milk 2 tbsp oil (I used rapeseed oil) 5 pieces of dark chocolate Microwave at 900 W for 1 min 20 seconds Vanilla Mug Cake with nutella 4 tbsp plain … Read More