Ingredients 1 Medium Chicken , skinned and cut into small pieces (buy organic free range if possible) 1 large onion 5 cloves of garlic 2 Green chillies small piece of ginger 1 tea spoon cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 teas spoon organic turmeric powder 1/2 tea spoon red chilli powder (I grinned it at home) canContinue reading “Chicken Curry served with Greens and pototo Sabzi(dry curry) Plain basmati rice.”
Mangoes are one of my all time favourite fruit. It was a different experience to eating one in London. In India the mangoes are only available seasonally and I used to get so excited when the season was near. I would keep asking mum and my siblings “when will we have mangoes” and I wasContinue reading “Mango Lassi”
I love the complex yet delicate flavour of garam masala. Garam means hot in Hindi and Masala means mixture of spices. This traditional Indian spice mix is often used to add fresh, spicy flavours to a dish during or at the end of cooking. I have always blended my own Garam masala, this reassures meContinue reading “Garam Masala”
Aubergine is also known as an Eggplant, which is a plant grown worldwide for its edible fruit. Most commonly purple, the spongy, absorbent fruit is used in several cuisines. Typically used as a vegetable in cooking, the Botanical Name is Solanum melongena. I get most of my vegetable from 2 stalls in Brixton Market. OneContinue reading “Aubergine Curry”
Mint chutney is one of my favourites. It reminds me of my mum growing mint in her garden. When she harvested the mint I used to pick and eat it from the plant. Now my grandson does the same with me! My mum used to make the chutney in a large granite mortar and pestleContinue reading “Mint Chutney”
Growing up in Africa and India as a child there was always this community feel when preparing, cooking and eating food. My mum and her friends from the neighbouring house all used to sit together and prepare vegetables whilst laughing and talking. This made the cooking a pleasant experience rather than a chore! All theContinue reading “Okra Recipe”
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