Recipes

Potato & Green Bean Curry

Posted on Mar 22, 2015

For 2 Ingredients 4 medium potatoes cubed 100g fine green beans, chopped into bite size pieces ½ onion chopped 1 tsp black mustard seeds 2 inch fresh ginger grated 3-4 cloves of garlic grated ½ tsp turmeric ½ tsp ground coriander 6/7 bay leaves Optional ½ tsp chilli powder (or to taste) ½  tsp salt (or to taste) 160ml tin coconut cream 2tbp vegetable oil Chopped Coriander to garnish Method Heat the oil in a medium saucepan, add garlic, ginger, onions, salt and cook until very soft and pulpy (8-10 minutes on a low heat). Add rest of the spices with a 125 ml of tepid water. Reduce heat and...

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Chicken Korma

Posted on Mar 22, 2015

For 2 Ingredients 3 chicken breasts cut into bite sized cubes 2 onions sliced 2” ginger grated 3-4 garlic cloves crushed ¼ tsp turmeric Cinnamon stick 6 cardamom seeds 3 cloves 2 bay leaves 1 heaped tsp of ground coriander ½ tsp cumin powder 2 tbsp of ghee 1tsp sugar (or to taste) ½ tsp salt (or to taste) 300 ml of tepid water 200 ml coconut milk (low fat can be used) 1 whole green chilli (optional) Method 1. Heat the ghee in a medium saucepan; add garlic, ginger, onions, cinnamon stick, cardamom seeds, curry leaves, cloves and salt. Cook until the onions are very soft and pulpy. You may add...

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Egg Akuri (Indian scrambled egg)

Posted on Aug 27, 2013

Ingredients for 2 4 eggs 1 small onion chopped Chopped fresh chilli (to taste) Chopped fresh coriander (to taste) Pinch of turmeric 2 tbsp Method 1. Beat the eggs in a bowl 2. Heat the oil in a pan and add the chopped onion and turmeric, sauté 3. Add the beaten egg, chilli and coriander 4. Stir until the egg is just set and creamy 5. Serve This dish goes very well with chapati or bread

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Chapati

Posted on Aug 27, 2013

Ingredients for 10/ 12 chapati 8oz chapati (atta) flour 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp oil or ghee 1/3 pint water Method 1. Put flour, salt and oil into a bowl and 2. Make a well in the centre and add the water gradually, stirring with your fingers or with a fork until all the flour is incorporated and you have a pliable dry (not sticky) dough (you may not need all the water). 3. Knead the dough for 5 or so minutes. Cover with cling film and leave to rest for ½ an hour 4. Once ready to make the chapatis. Divide the dough into approx 10/12 and make into balls a little bigger than a golf ball. 5. Heat the...

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Keema & Pea Curry

Posted on Aug 27, 2013

Ingredients for 2/3 servings 500g minced meat (lamb, beef or chicken) 250g frozen or fresh garden peas 2 medium onions sliced 5 cloves of garlic (minced) 1 ½ in fresh ginger (minced) 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp cumin ½ tsp chilli powder ½ tsp turmeric Heaped tsp Garam Masala powder 1 tbsp tomato puree Chopped green chilli (optional) 4 tbsp oil Salt to taste Fresh Coriander to garnish. Method 1. Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat, add the onion, garlic, ginger and salt to taste. Cook until onion is soft (about 5 mins) 2. Add the remaining dry spices and the tomato puree, cook until...

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Chicken Curry

Posted on Nov 16, 2012

Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 chicken fillets, cut into bite size cubes 8 garlic cloves, pureed Two inches fresh ginger, pureed 2 onions finely chopped 4 cardamom seeds 2 bay leaves 1 cinnamon stick (cardamom, bay leaf & cinnamon can be exchanged for ½ tsp garam masala powder) ½ tsp turmeric powder 1 ½ tsp coriander powder 1 tsp cumin powder ½ tsp paprika ½ tsp chilli powder or fresh chopped chilli, to taste (optional) 1 tsp tomato puree or 1 fresh tomato 1 tsp salt or to taste Fresh coriander Oil for cooking Method Heat about 2-3 tbsp oil in a medium saucepan, add garlic, ginger, onions,...

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