Accompaniments

Accompaniments

Kashmiri Chai (Pink Tea)

Kashmiri (the original leaves originate in Kashmiri) or Gulabi (Pink) Chai (Tea) is a savoured delicacy and the process to get the correct pink coloured milky liquid into a…

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Oriental Raw Mango salad

On one of my annual trips to sunny California to visit family I was served this salad the ‘killer’ ingredient is the almost raw mango – mouthwatering.  It has…

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Lime Pickle (Mombasa Style)

This was made popular within our family by one of my aunt’s in Kenya. It has no oil and yet can be stored in the refrigerator. The…

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad

This is one of the recipes I picked from the ‘theatre’ cooking counter at my place of work. It is healthy and filling.…

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Carrot Pickle

This is one of the most commonly served accompaniments with rice and vegetarian dishes in mosques especially in East Africa.…

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Chicken Pasta Salad

This recipe is from a special cousin in Manchester, England, she cooks well and loves to try out new recipes.…

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Lentil salad

This recipe was created by one of the chefs at my place of work in Brentford. It was quite easy to work out the recipe as the ingredients…

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Avocado chutney

This is an excellent accompaniment for crisps and tacos but also goes well with Chicken Cornflakes and Lamb chops with tomato puree.…

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Fusion Salad

My aunty has always been ahead of trends, she now makes this wonderful salad which has vegetables, fruit and a sweet and sour dressing. It is not only…

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Chutney Apple/mango

This chutney goes well with a lot of dry snacks and starters but especially with the Dokhra and Kebabs.…

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Tabouleh

This is a very healthy refreshing Middle Eastern salad which I had at a restaurant in Edgware road, London and thereafter learnt the recipe by trial and error.…

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Green Chutney

This is a really good mixture of mainly green ingredients and works very well as a dip or accompaniment.…

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Dried Plum Chutney

This is called alu bukhara (dry plums) chutney in Pakistan and made at weddings on a large scale. I learnt this from my husband’s 75 year old uncle,…

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Coconut Chutney

This chutney is really good with any coconut based dish and with roast chicken. This version originates from Mombasa, Kenya where I learnt to make it when I…

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Tamarind Chutney

As with a majority of recipes on this website, there is more than one way of making this chutney. This is a recipe from my sister-in-law in Pakistan…

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Yoghurt Chutney

An easy to make chutney which is perfect to serve with, starters, snacks and bbqs.…

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Egyptian Mixed Salad

The Chef on our Nile Cruise made this wonderful salad for us and was very forthcoming with his recipe. He even took us to his house to try…

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Hummus

A Middle Eastern accompaniment, I saw my daughter learning this recipe from one of my favourite uncles who lives in Isleworth, London.…

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Cucumber Raita

A raita is a dish made with yoghurt. Different items like onion, cucumber, baked aubergine, par-boiled marrow or bundi (see below) can be added. This one is with cucumber,…

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Tomato Salsa

This was introduced to us by an aunty in Nairobi who was very innovative in the kitchen.…

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Chillie Sauce

There are a variety of excellent chillie sauces now readily available in most countries. If you would like to make your own, this recipe I learnt in Pakistan…