Masala-chicken sandwich

Masala Chicken

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

Chetna's Courgette-onion-pakora

Courgette Onion Pakora

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

Chetna's Masala-Papdi

Masala Papdi

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

Crispy Papdi Snacks

This is a very tasty and popular Indian snack, here is my mother’s recipe which is delicious. The carom seeds add a lovely aniseed flavour to the papdis. My mum adds them, so I do too! Delicious with Indian chutneys and pickles, or raita. Serves 4 Ingredients 300g plain flour½ tsp salt½ tsp chilli powder½ tsp carom seeds1 tbsp sunflower … Read More

Karela Papdi from The Cardamom Trail

These light crispy snacks are great fun and simple to make. My mum makes these a lot. You won’t be able to stop eating them! You can find the full recipe in my book ‘The Cardamom Trail’. Enjoy!