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Chapatis

Chapatis

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...

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Tomato ChutneyPrep:  5 minutesCook: 20 minutesServes: 4 Makes approximately 300g of chutneyMakes approximately 300g of chutney Ingredients:500g tomatoes1 tbsp olive oil¼ tsp nigella seeds¼ tsp brown or black mustard seeds¼ tsp ground cumin¼ tsp chilli powder½ tsp...

Houmous

Houmous

HoumousServes 4  1x 400g can of chickpeas 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed2 tbsp tahini 1 garlic clove, crushed4 tbsp olive oiljuice of 1 lemon2 tbsp orange juice2-4 tbsp chickpea water1/2 tsp ground cumin1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper ¼ tsp paprika ½ tsp chilli...

Potato Skins

Potato Skins

Potato SkinsMost of the fibre is found in the skins of potatoes which assists in digestion. This is a once in a while treat but can be served with a crisp green salad. Serves 2 2 baking potatoes, scrubbed and washed 1 tbsp olive oil 50g Cheddar Cheese, grated 2 spring...

Indian Veg Puffs

Indian Veg Puffs

Indian Veg PuffsThis is a great way to use up any leftover vegetables or even any fairly dry curry as a filling for these street food style Indian puffs which are technically pastry encased savoury treats.  Makes about 8-10 puffs 2 tbsp sunflower oil 1 onion,...

Onion Fritters – Pyaaz Pakora

Onion Fritters – Pyaaz Pakora

Onion Fritters - Pyaaz PakoraPakoras, sometimes called bhajis or bhajias, are batter-fried snacks usually eaten as a starter. The batter is made of spiced chickpea or gram flour that is gluten free. This flour is used to coat vegetables or fish to create a variety of...

Streetfood Snack – Samosa Chaat

Streetfood Snack – Samosa Chaat

Streetfood Snack - Samosa ChaatThis is an easy dish to make with any leftover vegetables you have such as peas, and carrots 🥕. Poha is a type of rice that has been parboiled then rolled, flattened and dried to create flakes. Poha is also often known as chura and used...

Oriental style Duck Salad

Oriental style Duck Salad

Batata Poha - Potato with Rice FlakesServes 4Serves 4 180g duck meat, such as breast 2 tsp olive oil Various cress such as Daikon, Shisho Green and Shisho purple, for dressing the salad, washed 2 tsp toasted pine nuts ½ shallot, peeled and cut into thin semi circles...

Mackerel Pâté

Mackerel Pâté

Mackerel PâtéThis is a quick way to eat oily fish. The pâté can be used as a sandwich filler or spread on some toast, You can make this pâté with smoked mackerel or even sardines. Serves 4Serves 3-4 125g thick rice flakes (poha) 2 tbsp sunflower🌻 or olive oil 1/2 tsp...

Cheesy Nachos

Cheesy Nachos

Cheesy NachosThis is a favourite at most parties and also when you fancy a quick snack with friends.   Serves 3-4Serves 3-4 125g thick rice flakes (poha) 2 tbsp sunflower🌻 or olive oil 1/2 tsp brown mustard seeds 1 onion, chopped 1 green chilli, chopped 1/4 tsp...

Gram Flour Potato Balls – Batata Vada

Gram Flour Potato Balls – Batata Vada

Gram Flour Potato Balls - Batata VadaMakes about 12-151 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil 600g fluffy white or red potatoes, peeled, boiled and coarsely chopped ½ tsp each brown mustard seeds and turmeric and ¾ tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 2 green chillies, finely chopped 30g...

Vegetable Rissoles – Vegetable Chop

Vegetable Rissoles – Vegetable Chop

Vegetable Rissoles - Vegetable ChopThis is an easy dish to make with any leftover vegetables you have such as peas, and carrots 🥕. Poha is a type of rice that has been parboiled then rolled, flattened and dried to create flakes. Poha is also often known as chura and...

Olive Pakoras

Olive Pakoras

Olive PakorasPrep: 10 MinutesCook: 15 MinutesServes: Makes 8-10100g gram flour or besan1/2 tsp salt1 green chilli, finely chopped1/4 tsp cumin seeds, crushed1/4 tsp coriander seeds, crushed8-10 olivesOil for deep fryingIn a large bowl, tip in the gram flour with the...

Samosas

Samosas

SamosasPrep: 20 MinutesCook: 40 MinutesServes: Makes 10-12Ingredients:For the filling2 tbsp vegetable oil¼ tsp cumin seeds1 onion, chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped¼ tsp salt¼ tsp ground corianderPinch of garam masala300g potatoes, peeled boiled and roughly...

Chicken Cutlets

Chicken Cutlets

Chicken CutletsPrep: 15 MinutesCook: 10 Minutes, plus 20 minutes boiling potatoes and chickenServes: 4Makes about 12-15 cutletsIngredients:500g boneless and skinless chicken pieces, cooked and shredded (see below)1/4 tsp turmeric1-2 fluffy potatoes, such as King...

Batata Poha – Potato with Rice Flakes

Batata Poha – Potato with Rice Flakes

Batata Poha - Potato with Rice FlakesThis is an easy dish to make with any leftover vegetables you have such as peas, and carrots 🥕. Poha is a type of rice that has been parboiled then rolled, flattened and dried to create flakes. Poha is also often known as chura and...

Chapizza

Chapizza

ChapizzaA Chapizza is a modern twist on a traditional pizza, made using chapati flour on a curry paste base sauce. You can choose your own favourite toppings or keep it simple with a little cheese, mushroom and basil. Makes 6 portions6 chapatis1 yellow (bell) pepper,...

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet PotatoesPrep: 10 MinutesCook: 15 Minutes Serves 4600g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite sized chunks1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp sunflower or olive oil1 green chilli, chopped1/2 tsp cumin seedsa few washed and chopped coriander leaves, for garnishBring 600ml water...

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa

Carrot HalwaPrep: –Cook: –Serves: 4225g carrots, washed, peeled and grated300ml semi-skimmed milk25g granulated or caster sugar1 tsp unsalted butter or 1 tsp rapeseed oil (optional)5-6 saffron strandsthe seeds of 4-5 cardamom pods, coarsely ground1 tbsp ground almonds...

Guacamole

Guacamole

GuacamoleA refreshing chunky dunking dip that can accompany nachos or become a side dish with some rice and Mexican style beans. Serves 42 ripe avocados 4 tomatoes, finely chopped Juice of 1 lime a few washed and finely chopped coriander leaves 1 red onion, finely...

Tapioca Patties – Sabudana Vada

Tapioca Patties – Sabudana Vada

Tapioca Patties - Sabudana VadaPrep: 10 Minutes, plus 20 minutes boiling potatoesCook: 10 MinutesServes: 4Makes 15-20 patties200g tapioca400g white or fluffy potatoes, peeled and boiled2 green chillies, finely chopped1/2 tsp salt12 whole peanuts, roasted and crushed...

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Chapatis

Chapatis

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...

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