Salad with Creme Fraiche Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer, people will start to have make and eat more salads. What salads, raitas and pickles can be served with Indian meals? With the Indian meals, it’s traditional to Read More …

Instant semolina and cornflour dhokla with spinach

  Dhoklas are a favourite snack in our family and often get made as brunch. I usually make dhoklas by fermenting the chick pea flour  batter overnight.  My friend Nayna Kanabar from Simply food, did Read More …

Aubergine, fenugreek and dumplings curry – Ringna, methi ne muthiya nu shak

  Aubergine is such a versatile vegetable that can be added to so many different curries.  My favourite is aubergines and potatoes but this week I wanted to make aubergine and fenugreek and dumpling (muthiya) Read More …

Banana Raita (Kele ka raita)

Our meals are never complete if we do not have raita, pickles or papads as  our side dishes. Raita’s get made with whatever is in my fridge -but the most popular is gujarati banana raita Read More …

Spicy Couscous with Fruit, Veg and Kidney beans

Looking for a simple and quick lunch idea? Try couscous with chickpeas, with black eyes peas and now kidney beans.  I usually use  Kidney beans to make a curry so this is a nice change.  Read More …

Recipes for a Rainy Day – Mac and Cheese and Vegan Caesar Salad

Baked mac and cheese is one of the best comfort foods in the world Is there anything better than cosying up on a rainy day and eating good food? I think not! When it comes Read More …

Aubergine and Pineapple Curry

Whenever I am shopping, I always like and pickup any recipe leaflets or magazines left for customers to pick up.  This week, Waitrose had a leaflet with this recipe and it looked really interesting. I love Read More …

Basic Tomato Curry Sauce

I tend to make curries at least 3 times a week so like to make concentrated basic tomato curry sauce which can be added to curries and dalls when required. It saves me the preparation Read More …

Garlic Dip and Garlic chutney

 I love using my Froothie Evolve blender which has very high speed blending and saves me time to experiment by trying out my older recipes in this new gadget. A family member brought me lots Read More …

Vaal Dahl (hyacinth bean, lima beans, Fava beans) in Instant Pot

The split val beans make a nice curry which is rich in protein.  Val ni dall has a slightly stronger lentil taste than mung dall.  Another quick dish made in the Instant Pot (IP).  The  Instant  Pot Read More …