Manju Malhi.

Manju Malhi is a British-born chef and food writer, specialising in Anglo-Indian cuisine.

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Fresh Green Coriander Chutney

Fresh Green Coriander ChutneyCoriander Chutney is an eternal favourite: it goes well with many snacks, such as pakoras or onion bhajis. It is often used as a relish when making vegetable sandwiches in India.Serves 4 75g-100g coriander leaves, washed and coarsely...

Lemon Rice

Lemon RiceBasmati is an authentic Indian long grained rice that has a unique nutty flavour. It is very popular in India and all over the world, and is used in a wide variety of rice dishes: Plain steamed rice, pulaos, pilafs, biryanis or just different types of fried...


Chapatis - Unleavened FlatbreadsChapatis, made fresh everyday, are a type of unleavened bread from northern India. The wholewheat dough is made from a flour that is predominantly ground in stone mills known as chakkis. The grinding of the wheat with stone, breaks and...

Leftover Jam Cake

Leftover Jam CakeYou may have loads of jars of jam and don’t know what to do with any surplus. This is a cake which can be made only when you feel like having a spongy treat.Serves 6 150g butter or margarine 2 eggs 100g caster sugar or granulated if you’ve run out of...

Oaty Apple Crumble

Oaty Apple CrumbleThis is a great way of using up leftover apples in your fruit bowl. I’ve added oats for that extra crunchiness and a little roughage. I’ve also used less sugar for the topping as is traditionally used.Serves 6 For the crumble: 150g plain flour 70g...

Lemon Bars

Lemon BarsThese are like a double layered shortbread which are sweet and tangy. The base is baked first and then the lemony layer is placed on top and baked further for a once in a while treat.Makes approximately 16 pieces For the Base: 225g butter, softened 65g icing...

Rum Bread and Butter Pudding

Rum Bread and Butter PuddingThis makes a change to the traditional bread and butter pudding and adds that festive touch by using Italian panettone. Half a teaspoon of  vanilla extract can be added to the custard for further indulgence.Serves 4 60g raisins 1 tbsp...

Christmas Bread and Butter Pudding

Christmas Bread and Butter PuddingMakes about 12 pieces250g bread, a mixture of white and wholemeal is good 200g mixed dried fruit or mixture of sultanas and currants or 200g mincemeat 50g dark chocolate chips 40g mixed peel 300ml semi skimmed milk 1 egg, beaten 50g...

Chocolate Orange Brownies

Chocolate Orange BrowniesMakes 12-16 squares200g butter, softened 300g dark chocolate, roughly chopped 8-10 Orange Zest Spice Drops® 3 eggs 180-200g caster sugar 100g plain flour 50g cocoa powder the juice of 1 medium orangePreheat the oven to 180C and line a 24x20cm...

Garlic Mushrooms

Garlic MushroomsServe as a first course or as a side vegetable with pork chops or lamb cutlets. The nice addition is the parsley to give it that extra flavour.Serves 4 20 flat black mushrooms, stalks removed 4 tbsp olive oil 2 small lemons, zest removed and chopped,...

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Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

Lemon RiceBasmati is an authentic Indian long grained rice that has a unique nutty flavour. It is very popular in India and all over the world, and...

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