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 …

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 …

Easy Quick potato Curry

Puris and potato curry is a common combination in a lot of Gujarati homes and it gets eaten as breakfast, dinner or lunch.  Now that a lot of children are going to University, a lot 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 …

Sweet Boondi (An Indian sweet)

Sweet Boondi/Bundi is one of my favourite Indian sweets.  I prefer them to Boondi Ladoos which are one of the most popular sweets in UK. Boond/bund means a droplet. Boondi/Bundi  is made by dropping little Read More …

Saffron Penda (Indian dessert using milk powder)

The Indian month of Shravan has lots of Indian celebrations- a couple of them are Raksha bandhan and Janmastami.  And with these celebrations, there are always certain dishes I like to make around this time. 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 …

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 …