Paneer Makhani

For all the paneer lovers out there. My first memory of having Paneer Makhani was about 20 years ago near Christmas time in Kaalash Manchester. Warning this is an addictive dish full of flavour, calories and should only be eaten on a cheat day!!!

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Khasta kachori

I got inspired to make this after eating somthing similar as streetfood in waterloo. Warning you will not be able to just eat one! You can add other things as toppings such as pomegrate, corriander, chillies. I made this today and there was non left and lots of smiling faces. Continue reading “Khasta kachori”

Aubergine

Aubergine is one of the most misunderstood vegetables. When you see a whole aubergine in the shops next time be ready to grab it and bring it home. This is a quick and easy recipe that will make you join the aubergine appreciation society!! Continue reading “Aubergine”

Tindora Potato Curry

Most sundays I have a cook out to use up the content of my fridge ready for a restock of fresh vegetables. I enjoy cooking with vegetables that are non standard to see what I can make. Tindora is vegetable that can be found in most indian grocerys shops. Tindora also know as ivy gourd apart from tasting amazing is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B2, B1, fibre and calcium. Give it a go and let me know what you think. Continue reading “Tindora Potato Curry”

Batata Vara

I had some friends around for dinner the other week and I made these for starters. I promised to put the reciepe on here for my friends as they loved them so much. This is my mums reciepe for batata vara, its a great snack dish and can be servered any time of the day with chutney, ketchup or chilli sauce. Feel free to add other ingriedients into the potato mixture to experiement let me know what you come up with.. ENJOY…. 🙂 Continue reading “Batata Vara”

Cauliflower Pea Curry

This is a super simple curry that you can make with very simple ingriedients. Cauliflower has an impressive array of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other phytochemicals. I make this atleast once a week its one of the best meals to have after a good work out at the gym, IMHO. Give it a go and let me know what you think. Continue reading “Cauliflower Pea Curry”

Cluster beans potato curry

This is a dish I remember having as a child and I am always transported back to my child hood when I make this. I remember my mum making me many hot chappatis while I ate as of this as I could. The guar bean or cluster bean have a narrow long body and tiny pods. They are packed full of nutritious goodness proteins, soluble fibre, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, foliates, and abundant with carbohydrates, and high in phosphorous, calcium, iron, potassium. I challenge you to make this and not smile when you eat it! Continue reading “Cluster beans potato curry”

Green Bean Curry

When you are thinking how do I ensure I get my 5 day? The answer is simple make a long green/french bean curry. In Gujarati this is called Posho nu shak. These beans are humble and full of flavour, known for being rich in fibre, potassium, magnesium calcium and vitamin A,B and C. You can add potatoes to this recipe if you like but i prefer the sweet flavour of the beans with the perfect balance of spices. Serve with paratha or chapati. Continue reading “Green Bean Curry”

Mooli Paratha

This is a punjabi dish that is great for breakfast sets you up for the day. Mooli is the Hindi name of white radish. If you do not have mooli then use carrots instead. I use both in my dish, as i like the contrast of sweet and pungent mixed together! Mooli is a root vegetable that is packed full of fibre, antioxidants, Vitamin A, C, K and iron. For my gluten free followers I also made it with chickpea flour little bit more tricky to cook but very yummy! Continue reading “Mooli Paratha”