Bread Pakoras

The first time I ate bread pakoras was when a friend invited me for a meal at a Gurudwara in London.  (A Gurdwara is the place where Sikhs come together for worship )They were really Read More …

Crispy potatoes in Satay sauce

What is satay sauce? Satay sauce is made up mainly of peanut butter,  The satay sauce is commonly used in Thai cooking but according to several articles in Google – it  originated in Indonesia as Read More …

Fun Vegetarian Snack Ideas

If you are planning a gaming night, why not select from the following six snacks to complete the fun? Some recipes require baking or chilling, but the rest are easy to prepare in minutes. There Read More …

Tortillas filled with stir fried spicy potato mixture

Are you bored eating the same old sandwiches?  Do you fancy something spicy and tasty for your lunch? Well, Tortilla wraps can be used instead of bread and you can fill them with a variety Read More …

Chermoula Dip

Chermoula is a North African Dip often used as a stuffing in curries too.   I got this recipe for Chermoula from Aicha   who had made aubergines stuffed with chermoula and they looked so delicious. I Read More …

Mango and Coriander Dip with a Hint of Chili

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali (or farari) food – includes all the fruits and nuts, 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 …