This is Indian style fried rice, more like a mixed pulao.
Quick and easy masala chicken sandwich taken from my 30 Minute Indian book. This is a great snack or starter or can be served on cocktail sticks as canapés but here I’m making it into a sandwich. This is such an easy recipe, but it’s a flavour bomb! The crunchy bread with the cooling yoghurt and fresh salad leaves makes … Read More
There are many varieties of chaat in India – this is papdi chaat which is my favourite. Tamarind & Date Chutney 50g dates50g jaggery, chopped into smaller piecesTamarind pulp or half the amount of paste Whole yellow peas 1 tsp salt1 heaped tsp roasted fennel, crushed in a pestle & mortar1 tsp ground cumin1 tsp salt1 tsp chilli powder Crispy … Read More
It’s Diwali time which means enjoying some delicious food. One of my favourites is this delicious pea stuffed kachori. The filling is so balanced – the peas are sweet, but offset by the garam masala and chillies. Add more chilli powder if you prefer the heat. Ingredients 2 tbsp sunflower oil1 tsp cumin seedsFresh curry leaves if you have them300g … Read More
The rice flour makes this super easy pakora so crispy! Eat with coriander chutney or even on sliced white bread with mayo and ketchup! Ingredients 2 fresh baby courgettes2 garlic cloves1 red onion, chopped1 green chilli, sliced½ tsp chilli powder½ tsp salt6 tbsp gram flour (70g)Sunflower oil4 tbsp/50g rice flour Method Slice ends off the courgettes and coarsely grate into … Read More
This is a great accompaniment to curry, but is just as tasty on its own! It can be made on a barbecue if preferred.
Perfect burger buns – they are so easy!Makes 6Keep for 2-3 days and fine to freeze Ingredients 320g strong white bread flour1 tsp salt1½ tsp fast-acting dried yeast1 tbsp caster sugar50g softened butter1 large egg125ml lukewarm water2 tbsp milk1 egg, beatenSesame seeds (black and white) for topping Method Add flour to a bowl and then add salt to one side … Read More
Papdi means pastry, and this is a quick and easy recipe for Papdis which are a delicious snack to eat with dips, hummus or chutney, or scrunched up as a chaat. Ingredients 100g plain flour¼ tsp salt¼ tsp chilli powder¼ turmeric powder¼ tsp garam masala¼ tsp carom seeds1 tbsp dried fenugreek leavesSunflower oil Method Measure the flour into a bowl … Read More