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Cucumber Raita

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in Recipes | Comments Off

For 2 Ingredients 2 cartons natural yoghurt (250ml) ¼ cucumber finely chopped 1 shallot finely chopped ¼ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp chopped fresh mint (optional) ½ tsp chopped coriander (optional) Salt to taste Method Put the yoghurt in a bowl and stir in the rest of the ingredients except cumin. Sprinkle cumin over the yogurt mix and serve

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Potato & Green Bean Curry

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in Recipes | Comments Off

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...

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Chicken Korma

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in Recipes | Comments Off

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...

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Egg Akuri (Indian scrambled egg)

Posted by on Aug 27, 2013 in Recipes | Comments Off

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 by on Aug 27, 2013 in Recipes | Comments Off

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...

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