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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…

Main Dishes/ Starters

Bhuna Chicken 95

I saw this recipe from Masala hut online, made it once loved it and then adjusted it to our tastebuds, hence the name change to Bhuna Chicken 95 –…

Desserts

Nankhatai

This tea-time snack is a cross between a crumbly biscuit/cookie and cake, a good nankhatai is one that crumbles on the tongue, sweet but not too sweet.  This recipe…

Starters

Sizzling chicken wings

My friend who owns a restaurant showed me how to make wings in this unusual way.…

Starters

Corn Bhel Puri

A recipe with many different tastes, I overhead two ladies exchanging this recipe at a gathering. I replicated it at home and my family of ‘tasters’ loved it!…

Starters

Dokhra

This is a spongy savoury steamed cake made with yoghurt; I learnt to make this in Nakuru, Kenya…

Starters

Papri Chaat

This is a lovely refreshing chaat that binds unusual ingredients together with yoghurt and tamarind.…

Desserts

Kulfi

For those that love Kulfi and find it difficult to make, here is a simple and straightforward recipe from my sister-in-law in USA.…

Starters

Butter chicken

This is a recipe shared with my by one of the chefs at a very popular Indian restaurant in Southall…

Main Dishes

Chicken/Lamb Curry

I would have to begin with the most popular curry in the UK. This is a standard recipe but how it turns out will depend on the authenticity…

Starters

Chillie Paneer

Paneer is an Indian cottage cheese, sometimes made at home but more often shop bought. It is easily available in most UK Supermarkets and Indian grocers. My…

Main Dishes

Potato and Cauliflower

This is a common dish in Indian and Pakistani households, my version has a tarka at the end that makes it different and produces a wonderful aroma.…

Main Dishes

Chicken Infused with Lemon and Lime

I actually saw this on a cookery programme on the telly during a mother and son competition. The son had a favourite chicken dish that he made for…