Spinach & Garlic Dal

Spinach & Garlic Dal

This is a delicious hearty dal recipe with some added goodness of spinach and depth with lovely garlic. Enjoy it as a soup or with some piping hot rice.

Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato, Pepper & Lentil Soup

This is a warming, comforting and absolutely delicious soup to be enjoyed piping hot. So much flavour is added with the roasted vegetables and the lentils, finished with mascarpone cheese for the depth and creaminess.

Warming-mixed-veg-sabji

Warming Mixed Vegetable Sabji

This warming delicious and very healthy mixed vegetable sabji is a great way to enjoy the winter vegetables you might have available where you live. Serve it with some salad, raita and parathas. Ingredients 1 large onion, roughly chopped2-3 tbsp sunflower oil1 tsp cumin seedsHandful curry leaves2 garlic cloves, grated2 tomatoes, chopped100ml water2 carrots, peeled and chopped1 large red potato, … Read More

Veg-noodles

Delicious Veg Noodles

A simple and quick noodles recipe made with lovely vegetables and new noodles for me. A very Indian style Chinese! Hope you will enjoy these. Try them with my Manchurian chicken recipe. Ingredients 3 garlic cloves, peeled and choppedThumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and chopped1 onion, chopped2-3 sunflower oil½ cabbage, finely chopped1 carrot, finely chopped1 green pepper, thinly sliced2 spring … 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 Fenugreek-parathas

Fenugreek Parathas

You can sometimes find fresh fenugreek leaves in Asian supermarkets and this is a great recipe for when you do find them. These parathas are fantastic eaten hot, or equally great at room temperature for a picnic or in a lunch box.

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Chetna's Egg-yogurt-curry

Egg yogurt curry

A delicious egg yoghurt curry with onions and peppers. Dried fenugreek leaves add to the beautiful flavour and the egg yolks give extra richness and depth to the sauce. Serves four Ingredients 12 eggs2-3 tbsp sunflower oil2 onions, finely chopped1 green pepper, chopped1 bay leaf1 cinnamon stick1tsp cumin seeds2tsp ginger garlic paste200g passata4tbsps natural yoghurt1tsp salt1tsp turmeric1tsp garam masala1tsp chilli … 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

Potato Chickpea Chaat

A delicious and quick aloo chaat, a very popular Indian street food. A chaat can be anything, and just means something sour with something sweet, and the key is that it is quick to make. Serves 4 Ingredients ½ tsp salt½ tsp chilli powder1 tsp ground cumin1 tbsp amchur (dried mango powder)1 tsp chaat masala3 potatoes, peeled and diced3-4 tbsp … Read More