Pooris or Puris? Soft or crispy? plain or spicy?

Puri/poori is often Sunday breakfast for me as it’s so quick to make.  It’s a dish my mum managed to make quickly when we had unexpected guests.  Most of you know that for us Indians Read More …

Savoury Rice with lentils (Toor Dall Khichedi) in Instant Pot using PIP method

Instant Pot (IP)  is an electric pressure cooker which has become very popular in my house. Like most Indians, I like to use the pressure cooker for cooking lentils etc. as it’s quicker. However, the Read More …

Baked Kachori with split mung beans and fresh peas (Lentil and fresh peas filled savoury pastry)

I made these hot and spicy baked Kachoris using split  mung  and fresh green peas . I love kachoris and love making them with different fillings.   For a healthy option, Ingredients : for 15 -20 Read More …

Crispy Salad served with Bateta Pawa

Indian meals always include several condiments such as chutneys, raitas and kachumbers which help to balance out all the savoury, sweet, sour and spicy tastes served in an Indian thali. Now that the days and longer Read More …

Savoury Rice with lentils and vegetables for Organic September

Did you know that September was named as Organic September ?  The Supermarket Waitrose has been  supporting the Soil Association’s ‘Small Changes, Big Difference’ campaign by celebrating everything organic.   I was invited to take Read More …