Category Archives: Indian

Uppma

A healthy cooked breakfast with this traditional South Indian semolina dish Serves: 1 Prep: 5 min Cook: 25 min Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds 8 curry leaves 1/2 tsp channa dal 3 tbsp chopped onion 1/2 … Continue reading

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Kashmir lamb with fennel seeds

Fragrant slow-cooked lamb in a thick and creamy Kashmiri-style sauce makes a special kind of supper. Serves: 4-6 Prep: 40 min Cook: 1 hr 30 min Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, finely chopped 800g lean stewing lamb, cubed … Continue reading

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Homemade paneer

Serves: makes 250g Prep: 10 min, plus draining Cook: 5 min Ingredients 2 litres full fat Milk 200-250g fresh Yogurt, or 2 tbsp lemon juice Method 1. Bring the milk to a boil in a heavy-based saucepan. Once the milk … Continue reading

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Coconut barfi (Indian sweets)

Serves: 8-9 Prep: 15 min Cook: 15 min Ingredients 60g grated fresh Coconut, (or desiccated, if necessary), plus extra for coating 55g caster sugar 125ml Milk 1 tsp Ghee 1/4 tsp green cardamom seeds, ground chopped pistachio nuts, for sprinkling … Continue reading

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Bunny chow

A traditional dish from the Indian community of Durban South Africa – spicy beef and butter bean curry served in a hollowed-out loaf Serves: 4 Prep: 20 min Cook: 35 min Ingredients 15ml oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove Garlic, … Continue reading

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Saffron tea bread

Serves: Makes 1 loaf Prep: 30 min Cook: 1 hr 30 min Ingredients good pinch of saffron strands 100g Butter 100g caster sugar 100g golden sultanas 50g glacé cherries, halved 280g plain flour 2 tsp Baking powder pinch of Salt … Continue reading

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Pitta bread

Serves: 4 Prep: 25 min, plus resting dough Cook: 30 min Ingredients Main: 500g strong white flour 3 tbsp Sugar 1 tsp Salt 1 x 7g sachet easy-blend dried yeast drop of Olive oil 250-300ml warm water Method 1. Mix … Continue reading

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