Courgette curry

A simple, easy to cook and delicious vegetable. Once you have the base done, it cooks pretty quickly - it really is worth cooking down the base as detailed below. 2 medium size courgettes, washed and sliced; 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger … Continue reading Courgette curry

Green beans stir fry with sesame

I have green beans on my list of 'must-eat' twice a week, so I find innovative ways of incorporating it into dishes. I chop up a batch into small pieces and pop them in the freezer, ready to use at any time. Spicy stir fried green beans with sesame seeds 1 small bag of green … Continue reading Green beans stir fry with sesame

Savoury Semolina pancakes

I love savoury breakfasts, and this recipe works well with my attempts to go vegetarian. Semolina pancakes with mixed vegetables for breakfast 1 cup semolina 1 cup natural yogurt (preferably a little sour or add 1/4 tsp lemon juice) 3/4 cup water Combine, cover and set aside for at least 30 minutes to help soften … Continue reading Savoury Semolina pancakes

Stir-fried crispy Okra

It takes longer to chop the okra than it does to cook them this way. I love them crispy stir-fried with lots of mango powder on top. Ingredients: 250 gms okra (washed, dried completely, then chopped - similar size for even cooking) 1 medium sized onion, chopped finely or into thin short slices 1-2 green … Continue reading Stir-fried crispy Okra

Easy garlicky Aubergine curry

This recipe does not follow normal 'traditional' cooking methods. I make it this way often, as its easy, convenient and its the way I like it. I don't add many spices/masalas, and the ones I do add are already roasted so I just sprinkle them on instead of cooking them or roasting them in oil. … Continue reading Easy garlicky Aubergine curry

Meatballs in yogurt based gravy

Inspired by the famous Rao's meatballs recipe, I tuned up our normal pork meatballs into these very juicy, moist meatballs in a delicious quick curry made with a base gravy. 500gms pork mince (works equally well with chicken or turkey as well); 2 tbsp kebab masala of your choice; 2 large eggs salt and black … Continue reading Meatballs in yogurt based gravy

Instant Tomato Chutney

This is a recipe by Samia Dar, from Samia's Recipe Store and I have permission to post her recipe here. I love Samia's recipes, the few that I have tried, as they are simple ones that anyone can put together. I have reworded the recipe for consistency in my blog's writing style. Photograph Credits to … Continue reading Instant Tomato Chutney

Basic Mint Chutney

This is a recipe by Samia Dar, from Samia's Recipe Store and I have permission to post her recipe here. I love Samia's recipes, the few that I have tried, as they are simple ones that anyone can put together. I have reworded the recipe for consistency in my blog's writing style. Photograph Credits: Samia's … Continue reading Basic Mint Chutney