Kedgeree

Kalpna Woolf’s veggie kedgeree

Kedgeree was concocted during the Indian Colonial period – a mixture of rice, fish and eggs – eaten around breakfast time. Author of cookbook 'Spice yourself Slim', Kalpana Woolf's version is a spicy...
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Keralan beef cutlets

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the masala: 3 cloves 2 green cardamom pods ¼ inch piece of cinnamon stick 5 black peppercorns 1 tej patta (Indian bay leaf – or use a European bay leaf) 1...
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Pazham pori – Plaintain fritters

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the batter: 100g plain flour 25g rice flour 50g cane sugar a pinch of ground turmeric 3-4 tbsp sparkling water For the fritters: coconut oil, for...
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Old spice, new style

London’s Indian restaurants are upping the ante with innovative yet authentic menus - but it’s not just the food that’s impressive. From faithfully-recreated Mogul details to quirky, trend-led...
INDIAN KITCHEN: SECRETS OF INDIAN HOME COOKING by Maunika Gowardhan. Hodder & Stoughton 2015.

Get summer sizzling

INDIAN KITCHEN: SECRETS OF INDIAN HOME COOKING by Maunika Gowardhan. Hodder & Stoughton 2015. ‘Indian Kitchen’ author Maunika Gowardhan has hosted many a hot summer gathering - and knows all the...
INDIAN KITCHEN: SECRETS OF INDIAN HOME COOKING by Maunika Gowardhan. Hodder & Stoughton 2015.

Haraa paneer tikka

INDIAN KITCHEN: SECRETS OF INDIAN HOME COOKING by Maunika Gowardhan. Hodder & Stoughton 2015. Green marinades are used in most Indian preparations - in breads, meats, fish or even snacks. Here...
spices

Britain’s colourful tryst with spices

Written by FARNAZ LADANI Over 50 years ago, Taherally Rehmanji Suterwalla had a vision to deliver the finest spices and ingredients from around the world to the UK's Asian population. Today, TRS continues...
samosa

Baked samosas

I always make my own samosas, because that way I know exactly what is in them, and that they are spiced to the perfect heat. My samosas are baked not fried, so they are much healthier than most of the...
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Toddy shop at Chai Ki

Getting its name from quaint establishments popular in south India for selling 'toddy' - an alcoholic beverage that is fermented from the sap of palm trees, Toddy Shop is a refreshing new Indian bar, home to...
Pav Bhaji

Alfred Prasad’s pav bhaji

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the bhaji: 1 small cauliflower, cut into florets 3 medium Maris Piper Potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 green pepper, chopped 1...