Recipes

South Indian Idlis with Sambhar (Rice Cakes with Lentil Soup)

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South Indian Idlis with Sambhar (Rice Cakes with Lentil Soup): Who can resist these amazing beauties. Idlis aka Rice Cakes are so light and fluffy and tastes divine to have with lentil soup. Idli Recipe 2 cups of raw rice soaked for 3 to 4 hours 1 cup on black gram lentils soaked in water…

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30th January 2015

Pitta Wedges with Parmesan Cheese and Italian Herbs

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Pitta Wedges with parmesan cheese and italian herbs A Simple Starter or Party food which is so simple to make and yet so delicious Ingredients: 4 to 5 Pittas 1/2 cup Butter 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 1 tsp Chilli flakes if you like it spicy 2 tsp Italian Herbs How to make: 1. Cut …

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20th January 2015

Spicy South Indian Chicken Curry with Coconut and Poppy Seeds

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Spicy South Indian Chicken Curry with Coconut and Poppy Seeds Wonderfully spicy chicken curry with home made masala paste. This curry roots are from Andhra Pradesh, my home state… My all time favourite dish, a wonderfully spicy chicken curry with home made masala paste. This curry roots are from Andhra Pradesh, my home state. Ingredients:…

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11th March 2014

Soya Chunks Biryani with ground spices

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Ingredients: 3 cups kohinoor basmati – wash n keep aside for 1/2 hrSoak 2 cups of soya chunks in hot water for 5min and drain waterCut carrots, potatoes n add any other veg like sweet corn n peas – 1cupMasala pwd:Dry roast 4 cloves, 4 cardamom, 1tsp cumin seeds, 1tsp fennel seeds,4 dry chillies,1 tbsp…

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11th March 2014

Vegetable Samosas

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Who can resist these amazing samosas. I for one absolutely cant and also cant stop at 1. They so very tasty and tasty to make. Ingredients for filling: Carrots: 2 peeled and diced Potatoes: 2 peeles and diced Sweetcorn: handful Peas: handful Sunflower oil: 1 tbsp Garam Masala: 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder:1 tsp Chilli Powder:…

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11th March 2014

Andhra Chicken Curry with Cashewnuts

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My favourite curry made simple. Recent trip to India made me explore the simple authentic recipes. During my recent visit to India, I met a famous chef in Guntur who cooked for us some authentic Andhra Food. Myself and my sister were thrilled when he said he will come and showcase his cooking. I picked up…

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11th March 2014

Lamb Biryani

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Traditional Indian Lamb Biryani with Pakistani Touch. My dearest friend in ipswich who comes from Pakistan and an excellent cook. I fell in love with Pakistani cooking after i met her and ignorance towards some spices and ingredients came alive. She influenced my take on cooking and here is my version of Lamb Biryani.. Lamb…

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11th March 2014

Mint & Coriander Chutney

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Mint and Coriander Chutney is a great dip for Lamb Samosas, Pakoras or any savoury starters. My fav combo is dipping my spicy lamb samosas into this chutney and enjoy those lovely flavours. This simple chutney is so simple to make. Ingredients: Mint Leaves – 1 small bunch Coriander leaves – 1 big bunch or…

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11th March 2014