Avocado paratha (Avacoda Indian bread)

After looking at my friend Daksha’s beetroot thepla recipe, I got the idea of making these avocado parathas/theplas.  I had a ripe one in my fridge and didn’t want to waste it.  The thepla/parathas turned Read More …

Peas and Potato curry in the Instant Pot.

I was thinking about getting a slow cooker but then I saw so many Facebook Posts recommending the Instant  Pot (IP) which is a pressure cooker but can also be used as a slow cooker. Read More …

Planning your meals

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a piece of content that is a discussion starter.  I thought that I would keep the discussion food. So how many of you Read More …

Basic kitchen equipment required for Indian cooking

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a List Post Some people are very good at coming up with ideas and making lists and probably wrote their blog post Read More …

Mixed Vegetable and chick peas jalfrezi

Jalfrezi Curry is a name which I hear a lot in UK and most Indian restaurants serve a form of Jalfrezi curry. I had never come across this name before whilst growing up in Kenya and India. Read More …

Lemon Cucumber Raita

My colleague is a keen gardener and is always surprising us with fruits and vegetables from his half acre garden where he grows fruits and vegetables using poly tunnels. Last week, he gave us these Read More …

Tadka Dall

Who doesn’t love a good dall? We make dalls regularly as they are so healthy and also quick to make.  Some of you probably know that I have recently started to teach Indian Vegetarian cooking Read More …

Mung beans, Plain rice and Triangle parathas

Today has been a busy day with lots of housework plus cooking the Indian snacks – chora fari and farsi puri.  So dinner today was whole mung bean curry, rice and triangle parathas with garlic.  (I Read More …