paneer tikka masala

Paneer Tikka Masala

This super simple paneer tikka masala is packed with flavour and is an absolute vegetarian feast. Enjoy it with some piping hot naan or parathas.

Turkey Curry

Delicious Turkey Curry

This is a simple easy turkey curry recipe but can also made with any leftover roast meats you might have, like chicken and lamb. I used a Thermomix to make this as it is a really amazing smart kitchen gadget but this can also be made on the hob normally.


Dahi Masala Chicken Curry

Pepper and coriander-spiced masala chicken curry. It is so simple to make and smells so different to my usual chicken curries as it hasn’t got garam masala in the spice blend. It has a very slight kick. Ingredients 3-4 red chillies (Kashmiri or any dried ones), broken apart3 tsp whole coriander seeds1 tsp black pepper1 tsp cumin seeds4 onions, thinly … Read More


Masala Matar Paneer

Matar is peas. You can make paneer at home if you can’t find it using this recipe. The sweetness of the peas and the spiced masala make this a delicious meal. Ingredients 2 onions, finely choppedSunflower oil1 tsp cumin seeds3-4 cardamom pods2 bay leaves2-3 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 thumb ginger, finely chopped1 tin chopped tomatoes1 tsp salt1 tsp chilli powder1 … Read More


Sweetcorn & Peanut Curry

Delicious vegetarian curry ready in 30 minutes. This is inspired by a Gujarati curry and is an unusual dish. Ingredients 2 onions, roughly chopped2 tbsp sunflower oil1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp black mustard seeds3 garlic cloves, chopped1 tin chopped tomatoes or 4 fresh tomatoes, chopped1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ground coriander1 tsp ground cumin½ tsp sugar½ tsp … Read More

Chetna's Roast-cauliflower-chickpea-curry

Roast Cauliflower Chickpea Curry

Easy, healthy roast cauliflower and chickpea vegan curry. The cauliflower goes so well with the chickpeas and the harissa paste gives a subtle kick of chilli while the yoghurt is cooling. Preheat oven to 200°C Ingredients 400g dried chickpeas, soaked overnight Roasted Cauliflower 1 small cauliflower, cut into bitesize florets and the stem cut into small pieces2 tbsp sunflower oil½ … Read More

Chetna's Chickpea-paneer-curry

Chickpea Paneer Curry (Chole Paneer Curry in Almond Masala Gravy)

A simple creamy curry with almonds, onions and tomatoes which is the perfect base for the paneer and chickpeas. The chickpeas are soft and the sauce has a great hit to it that is offset by the almonds. Serve with piping hot chapati or rice. Ingredients 2-3 tbsp sunflower oil1 large onion, chopped1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp black mustard seeds10-12 … Read More

Chetna's Fenugreek-chicken-curry

Fenugreek Chicken Curry (Methi Murg)

Fenugreek cooks so well with chicken and adds some great flavour. You can really taste the fenugreek (methi) but it’s not over-powering and the sauce is not too creamy but is rich and delicious. Ingredients 3 onions, thinly sliced3 tbsp rapeseed oil1 tsp fennel seeds1 tsp cumin seedsBunch fresh fenugreek3-4 garlic cloves5 medium tomatoes2-3 thumb-sized pieces of ginger6 pieces skinless … Read More

Chetna's Pickle-spiced-aubergine-curry

Pickle Spiced Aubergine Curry

This vegetarian/vegan aubergine curry is special as it has really aromatic, deep flavours of achar – pickle in Hindi – these are usually soaked in seed and mustard oil and I used this flavour as a base for this curry. Ingredients 2 tsp fennel seeds2 tsp coriander seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp nigella seeds/onion seeds½ tsp fenugreek … Read More

Chetna's Coconut-paneer-tikka

Coconut Paneer Tikka in 30 Minutes

This is great for lunch or picnics and is ready to eat in just 30 minutes! Ingredients 200g natural yoghurt1 tbsp tandoori masala½ tsp salt450g ready paneer3 onions, sliced2 tbsp sunflower oil1 tsp black mustard seeds1 tbsp urad dhalFresh curry leaves2 dried red chillies60g fresh coconut¼ tsp salt, ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp turmeric powder Method Mix yoghurt, tandoori … Read More