Chetna’s Easy Baking with a twist of spice

A brand-new baking collection with over 80 delicious recipes that combine a love of home cooking with creative flavour twists. In this new collection, Chetna showcases delicious sweet and savoury bakes which have easy to find ingredients and simple to follow methods with a special flavour twist to make your bakes sing and shine. That could be a spice you … Read More

Job opportunity!

Role: Digital Assistant (Free lance/self-employed) Rate: £15 per hour Time commitment: 15-20 hours per week Location: Kent and London (mostly remote working) Start date: Jan 2023 About the job The digital assistant will be working alongside me to focus and grow the offering across all my digital platforms. The position demands creative flair and exceptional levels of detail, current knowledge of trends and … Read More


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

Chetna's Chicken-bake

Chicken and Potato Traybake

This recipe uses basic store cupboard spices and is so simple to prepare, simply pop it in the oven and you can relax while it cooks!Serves 4 Ingredients1 tsp cumin seeds1 tbsp coriander seeds6-8 cardamom pods2 onions, finely chopped2 tbsp butter2 tbsp of sunflower oil2 potatoes, peeled and quartered2 green chillies, whole with a slit cut along the length1 tsp … Read More

Chetnas vegetarian Book Cover

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.


Chai, Chaat & Chutney

Chai, Chaat & Chutney: A Street Food Journey Through India is an ode to my travels through India and the incredible food I have discovered on the way. Chai, Chaat & Chutney has been chosen as one of the Best Books on Food for 2017 by The Guardian. The best books on food of 2017 — The Guardian (@guardian) … Read More

Butter Chicken Biryani

This is a combination of 2 of my favourite recipes, butter chicken and biryani and it tastes outstanding. IngredientsFor the Marinated Chicken4 tbsp natural yogurt1 tsp garam masala1 tsp salt1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp sunflower oil2 garlic cloves, grated1 inch ginger, grated8 boneless skinless chicken thighs, chopped into bite size pieces For the Rice500g basmati rice5 cardamom pods1 bay leaf5 … Read More

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 home and … Read More

Delicious Dukkah Chicken

Sorrento lemon and Dukkah chicken with warm chickpea salad As we enter spring it is still too early for crunchy light salads but there is definitely room for filling warm salads and a flavourful chicken to go with it. I am always looking for new ingredients to bring freshness to my cooking. Having spotted this Dukkah spice mix at Sainsbury’s … Read More