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Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani  Serves 4400g basmati rice 2 onions, sliced 5 tbsp butter or ghee 2 x 5cm/2½in stick cassia bark 6 green cardamoms 4 cloves 2 bay leaves 1 tsp cumin seeds 500g/1lb vegetables: peas, green beans, cut into 2cm/1 in pieces, and carrots, cut into...

Potato and Gram Flour Fritters – Aloo Pakora

Potato and Gram Flour Fritters – Aloo Pakora

Potato and Gram Flour Fritters - Aloo Pakora  This is another way to eat a street food snack known as pakoras which are extremely moreish so I warn you to eat in moderation and make them on special occasions such as a tea time get-together. Serves 2Sunflower or...

Indian Veg Puffs

Indian Veg Puffs

Indian Veg Puffs  Makes about 8-10 puffs  tbsp sunflower oil 1 onion, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric or 4 turmeric spice drops 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp salt 300g frozen mixed vegetables, defrosted, such as green beans, peas and carrots...

Chilli Paneer

Chilli Paneer

Chilli Paneer  Serves 2-31 tsp cornflour pinch of salt 1 tsp plain flour 225g paneer, cut into 2cm (4/5 inch) cubes 3 tbsp oil 2 finger green chillies 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tsp white or demerera sugar ¼ tsp ground black pepper 1 tbsp malt vinegar 1 tbsp...

Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad

Gram Flour Petit Fours - Besan ki LaddooServes 4350g carrots, peeled and coarsely grated1 onion, finely chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped1 tomato, finely chopped2 tbsp lemon juice½ tsp salt2 tbsp roasted peanuts, crushed (optional)1 tbsp groundnut or sunflower...

Gram Flour Petit Fours – Besan ki Laddoo

Gram Flour Petit Fours – Besan ki Laddoo

Gram Flour Petit Fours - Besan ki LaddooSpherical-shaped sweets made of a lentil based flour.400g gram flour, sifted 250g unsalted butter 200g caster sugar 2 tbsp milkPlace the gram flour with the butter in a pan. On a medium heat stir the mixture for 10 minutes until...

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Indian Roast Chicken

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