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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,...

African Chickpea Stew

African Chickpea Stew

African Chickpea StewServes 6-8  Serves 6-83 tbsp olive oil2 onions, chopped3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 tsp ground ginger¼ tsp allspice1 tsp curry powderA pinch of cayenne pepper or chilli powder1/4 tsp fine sea salt2 tsp tomato puree1 x 450g can chopped...

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush

Baba GhanoushServes 6-8  2 large aubergines (about 650g) 1/4 tsp black pepper Juice of 1 lemon, plus a little extra 2 tbsp tahini 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 tbsp chopped mint or flat-leaf parsley 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil green olives, for garnish Sweet...

Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potatoes

Bombay PotatoesBombay in western India is now called Mumbai but this Indian restaurant perennial served predominantly in the UK can be made quite easily at home in place of jackets or chips. Serves 4Bombay PotatoesServes 4 4 tbsp sunflower or rapeseed oil 1/4 tsp...

Bombay Sandwich

Bombay Sandwich

Bombay-SandwichServes 24 slices bread2 tbsp butter4 cucumber slices2 medium potatoes, boiled, peeled and sliced1 tomato, sliced1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper1 red onion, finely sliced2 tbsp olive oil2 tbsp tomato ketchup2 tbsp Bombay mixLay out the 4 slices of...

Chickpea Curry – Chana Masala

Chickpea Curry – Chana Masala

Chickpea Curry - Chana MasalaServes 4Ingredients:3 tbsp olive or sunflower oil2 bay leaves5-6cm/2-2 ½ in piece cassia bark or cinnamon stick1 onion, finely chopped2 tsp peeled and grated root ginger3 garlic cloves, finely chopped1/2 tsp ground cumin1/2 tsp ground...

Green Beans with Potatoes

Green Beans with Potatoes

Green Beans with PotatoesServes 4200g potatoes, washed400g green beans, topped and tailed2 tbsp sunflower or olive oil½ tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric4-5 garlic cloves, chopped2 tsp peeled and grated root gingerPlace the potatoes in a pan of water and partially boil...

Green Beans with Garlic and Mustard Seeds

Green Beans with Garlic and Mustard Seeds

Green Beans with Garlic and Mustard SeedsServes: 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 turmeric 1/2 tsp ground cumin 100g potatoes 🥔, peeled, boiled and cut...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Fresh Green Coriander Chutney

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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

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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...

Leftover Jam Cake

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 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 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...

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