Lahmakebab

Lahmacun (also lahmajun and other spellings) is a round, thin piece of dough topped with minced meat (most commonly beef or lamb), minced vegetables, herbs and spices. It’s an middle eastern dish. I think its an effort at times to make small mince mixes so I decided well I aint having any of that…so here you have Lahmakebab! I…

Keema with Peas for Samosas or Pastry

Measurements using measuring spoons. Use the keema for pies or pastries. Chicken keema pastries Ingredients: 2kg chicken keemaFrozen peas 4 tbsp ghee1 cinnamon stick3 cardamom split1 bay leaf2 cloves (long) 2 onions chopped fine2 fresh tomatoes chopped2 tsp salt5 cloves garlic minced1 inch ginger minced3 green chillies minced2 tbsp tomato puree1 tsp chilli flakes 1…

Egg fried veg rice with melt in the mouth kebabs and spicy chilli wings

Rice:4 cups plain cooked riceGinger size of thumb minced4 cloves garlic minced2 cups frozen veg defrostedQuarter cup light soy sauce2 tsp chilli flakes1 tsp salt1 tsp pepper100g butter2 eggs beaten3 tbsp oil 2 spring onions sliced and 1 green chilli chopped for garnish.Heat the oil in deep pan or wok.Add the minced ginger/garlicAdd the chilli…

Lau Mangsho Mutton with Bottle Gourd

This is a very simple and humble dish. It’s a humble village dish that uses the most basic of spices and lets the Lau (wax guord ) become the sauce. It’s a delicate dish and the cooking method lets the meat shine. Phase 11kg mutton1kg lau chopped up3 fresh tomotoes chopped2 onions chopped3 green chillies…

Meat Bhuna with Cabbage

INGREDIENTS: 750 gms mutton cut up small peices.Half white cabbage cut into just over 2inch squares Process: Onions, chopped really fine- 3 mediumGinger and Garlic paste – 2 tbsp3 fresh medium tomatoes blendedGreen chillies chopped – 2 or 3Red chilli powder – 2 tspCoriander powder – 3 tspCumin powder – 2 tsp2 tsp chilli powder1…

One Pot Mutton

Sometimes you don’t want to slave over a stove other than initial 15mins. I use this recipe to pre-prepare and marinate and do what I did, cook later when I want. If you can marinate the meat overnight it’s much better. If you can’t, it’s still fine! All measurements are level spoon. Ingredients for marinade:…

Mutton with Kohlrabi

Mutton is my weakness, I like it too much.That being said, we don’t have it very often. But when we do its eaten every meal till its gone! Its just the 2 of us munching through it.I’ve added kohlrabi here. Olkopi in Bengali.It’s a lovely crispy veg. If I have fresh leaves, I chop and…

One Pot Mutton

Sometimes you don’t want to slave over a stove other than initial 15 mins. I use this recipe to pre prepare and marinate and do what I did: cook later when I want. If you can marinate the meat overnight it’s much better. If you can’t, it’s still fineAll measurements are level spoon. Ingredients for…

Chicken Momo’s

My youngest daughter loves Momo’s. She can eat them all. She will buy them every chance but she always says ‘mum they’re not as good as yours’. When we have them at home, she will eagerly help out, then take them out of the steamer, put one on the dish and pop one in her…

Lamb Raan

I don’t measure, but use sharp thin knife and make deep cuts you can get a finger in all over. For the marinade: 2inch piece ginger.6 garlic cloves.3 or 4 green chillies.Small bunch of fresh coriander. 1 small onion.Blitz all the above in a food processor. Add to that: 1tsp of chilli powder, 2 tsp…