Vegetable Pakora

Ingredients  1 aubergine thinly sliced 1 large potato thinly sliced 3 onions finely chopped 1 tbsp coriander powder ½ tbsp cumin powder ½ tsp garam masala ½ tsp turmeric powder 1 x chopped fresh chilli or chilli powder to taste (optional) 2 medium eggs 1 teacup gram...

Garlic Chilli Chicken – serves 2

Ingredients 1 chicken breast (225-250g) cut into bite-size pieces Marinade: 2 tbsp plain yogurt 1 inch (2-3cm) fresh ginger, pureed 2-3 cloves garlic, pureed 1 tbsp oil A squeeze of lemon ½ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp cumin powder ¼ tsp paprika ½ tsp garam masala 1 tsp...

Aubergine, Capiscum and Potato Curry

Ingredients 4 tbsp oil 2 tsp panch phoran 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped 1 inch ginger, peeled and grated 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp salt, or to taste 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp tomato puree 2 potatoes, peeled and...

Fish Curry (Serves 2)

Ingredients 2 fillets firm-fleshed white fish cut into 2 to 3 inch pieces 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp mustard seeds ½ inch ginger, peeled and grated to a paste 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped ½ medium or small onion, finely chopped ½ tsp turmeric ¼ tsp chilli...

Carrot Salad

CARROT SALAD Ingredients 4 large carrots, julienne sliced (or large grated) 3 tbsp mustard oil or vegetable oil (or make mustard oil by frying mustard seeds in vegetable oil until the seeds pop) ¼ tsp salt or to taste Pinch of sugar to taste Juice of ½ lemon Fresh...

Spicy Runner Beans

SPICY RUNNER BEANS Ingredients 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1-2 fresh green chillies, chopped (optional) 2 tbsp cooking oil ½ tsp turmeric 1 tsp panch phoran (Indian five spice) 1 tsp coriander powder 250g runner beans, trimmed and sliced into 1cm...