Lal Maas Spicy and Fiery Mutton Curry

Laal Maas is a spicy meat curry from Rajasthan India, prepared by cooking lamb/mutton or goat with lots dried red chilies.It used to be cooked when royalty went out hunting in the Jungle using simple ingredients of mainly dried red chillies and ghee. Hence the original name Jungli maas.Moving forward its evolved to Laal Maas,…

Cauliflower Korma

Korma has its roots in the Mughlai cuisine of the Indian subcontinent. A Mughal dish, it can be traced back to the 16th century and to the Mughal incursions into the region. Kormas were often prepared in the Mughal court kitchens, such as the famous white korma, perhaps garnished with vark, was said to have…

Crab Curry

INGREDIENTS: 6 small crabs cleaned then mixed with half tsp of chilli powder, salt and turmeric3 med onions3 to 4 sliced chillies3 tsp garlic ginger mince/paste3 med tomatoes chopped3 cloves3 cardamoms opened2 bay leaves2 cinnamon sticks1 tsp salt2 tsp curry powder1 tsp cumin powder1 tsp of chilli powder1 tsp of degi mirchHalf tsp turmeric powderHandful…

My Chicken Rezala

A Moghul yogurt based dish. Rich and creamy and still a very popular dish in Kolkata.Uses 2 key ingredients: cashews and poppy seeds that give it its distinctive and authentic flavour.Its completed with few saffron strands and Kewra drops.Fit for any Moghul king! It’s a more sublime tasting dish for me. Rich but subtle in…

Chicken Seekh Kebabs

This post is going up for Ange Appleton who has been patiently waiting for weeks for me to post kebab recipe. Any time I need to order a starter, Seekh kebabs are my go to!I love both lamb and chicken kebabs but now opt for a chicken as a lighter option but either way the…

How To Make Home Made Chilli Paneer

My girls love Paneer all three of them.They love anything made with paneer but mostly, when I roll of all the paneer dishes they are unanimous with Paneer Rosha! This is going to be hopefully a go to in year’s to come, if they want good old homemade and particularly, chiili infused paneer. Its deceptively…

Dahi murgi (yoghurt chicken)

I love this recipe. It’s quick and you don’t need to spend a lot of time at the stove!The first time I made this hubby and my then 2 young’uns loved it so much I made some again within days! It’s rich but in a light fresh way. The tomatoes and fresh chillies give you…

Simple Prawn Curry

There isn’t much more to say about this dish!Prawns are what I order when eating out! It has always been my top choice, only toppled by a keema so long as I know where the meat is sourced from and what protein it really is! A prawn dish is a winner for me. I love…

Aloo Seski (Nigella Potatoes)

In the days when my father would sit around with my uncles to play cards and drink whiskey, this is one of the dishes that was rustled up as a snack for them to enjoy in between playing cards. I can still vividly recall the women in the kitchen, tirelessly cutting the potatoes into little…

Doi Aloo (Potatoes Cooked in Yogurt Sauce)

When you have days and you think I wanna introduce more vegetarian options into my diet… You can’t go wrong with this dish!It’s a modified version of the classic Aloo Dum only here we use garlic and onion and obviously yogurt!The yogurt is just a hint in the background. That’s essentially why it needs to…