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!

Healthy delicious Lentil and Tomato soup

At this time of the year, many of us are still trying to maintain our resolutions of eating more healthily and doing more cooking at home. When life is busy with either work or kids it gets very difficult to stick to your turn-of-the-year resolutions. This healthy and delicious Lentil and Tomato soup recipe will not only help you give … Read More

How to make delicious Red Velvet Cake- Food with Chetna

This red velvet cake is really moist and super delicious. The stunning colour of the sponge looks beautiful against the contrasting cream cheese icing. Great celebration cake! Look out for the special cute taste tester in the end of the video! Subscribe to Food with Chetna to see even more amazing recipes and get your creativity flowing!

Rich and Gooey Chocolate Brownies by Bake Off Star Iain Watters!

Iain bakes on Food with Chetna!!! My lovely friend Iain Watters from The Great British Bake Off 2014 has shared one of his favourite recipes on Food with Chetna. These super rich and gooey Chocolate Brownies with fresh raspberries running through them and a hint of lime are an absolute must try for every baker! Don’t forget to subscribe to … Read More

Baking an Autumn Tree- Get Creative

Baking an Autumn Tree I got a chance to do something really creative recently when I was asked by BBC- Get Creative team to come up with something really artistic using my baking skills. I decided to bake an Autumn Tree using Cake and biscuits. I was really pleased with the gorgeous tree I was able to make. You can … Read More

How to make perfect Chapatis on Food with Chetna

Watch my video to learn making beautifully soft home made Chapatis, also known as Roti or Fulka in India. These flat breads are really straightforward to make. Once you have tasted these you will never eat shop bought wraps again! There are so many ways to eat these as wraps, with all sorts of curries or just warm with some … Read More

The Great British Bread week

So it was ‘Bread week’ in The Great British bake off this week. It started with fresh looking Mel and Sue, as enthusiastic as ever, asking all the bakers to make a Quick Bread. These are breads without yeast made with baking powder or bicarb, which sounds more like a cake to me! Anyways they all start swiftly. Matt and Nadiya … Read More

Caramel Sauce

Yay!!! I recently had the lovely Kate Henry join me for some great baking on Food with Chetna. This is the first of my videos with her. You can try making this very easy, quick caramel sauce at home. It is perfect for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, ice-cream, cheesecakes! The possibilities of using this gorgeous caramel sauce are endless. You can … Read More

Here come the biscuits!

Biscuit Week! It was Week Two and that meant Biscuit week on the Great British Bake Off. For the first challenge of the week they were asked to make biscotti. I love biscotti and was really looking forward to what flavours the bakers would come up with. Alvin chose jackfruit, unusual to use in biscuits. I love jackfruit and the … Read More