Onion Masala Paratha

Onion Masala Paratha

Easy flatbreads made with spices, coriander and onion. These are so delicious and flaky and super simple to make. Enjoy them with any curries, dal or just on its own with some yogurt or pickle. Cook them in oil and they are completely vegan.


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


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 Peanut-masala-Stuffed-baby-aubergines

Peanut masala stuffed baby aubergines

Baby aubergines are usually found in Asian supermarkets and have a quite different taste to larger aubergines. If you can’t find them though, you can substitute normal-sized aubergines, cut them into chunks. Leaving the peanuts in their skin really adds to the nutty flavour. Serves 4 Ingredients For the filling:80g peanuts, skin on2 tbsp gram flour½ tsp salt½ tsp turmeric1 … Read More

Masala Dosa

A dosa is a kind of Indian pancake, a very popular street food best enjoyed with sambhar, spiced potatoes and a selection of chutneys. As the rice and lentils need to soak and ferment, it does take a couple of days to prepare, but it’s well worth the wait! Ingredients for the dosa 300g basmati rice100g urad dal (split black … Read More

Sambhar Masala

This spice blend recipe was passed down to me by a family friend and is tried and trusted. It is the key ingredient to making authentic sambhar masala or South Indian lentils. Ingredients 50g coriander seeds10 dried red chillies (mixed varieties, stalks removed)1 tbsp black mustard seeds1 tbsp urad dal (split black lentils)1 tbsp chana dal (split chickpeas)1 tbsp toor … Read More