Curried Ragu

You know how Italians have a pasta sauce, a bolegnese or ragu sauce, rich and intense, well here is my Bengali Style alternative. That’s because we love pasta too! I love a traditional ragu but I love spices. The two marry in my house.They are so loved up that what is created with this marriage…

Smoky Spicy Chicken Rice

Well you can’t have a chilli, spice and rice website without the occasional rice recipe!Here’s the Smoky, spicy chicken rice! This one pot rice cooker meal might just make you smile, a big fat contented smile. This is what I call comfort food, a bowl of rice studded with colourful veg, speckled with herbs and…

Al Noor Chicken

Al Noor Chicken, today with potatoes and spinach. That’s what I call it, simply as a tribute to the Bassar brand I use in this curry. It doesn’t matter whether there are potatoes or spinach in it, whether it’s just potatoes or just spinach or green peppers, it just always simply tastes delicious. It’s one…

Gochujang BBQ/Airfryer Chicken Thighs

Mothers day celebration was in the guise of a Bbq to enjoy the sunny spell. These Gochujang Chicken Thighs adorned the menu. Gochujang or red chili paste is a savory, sweet, and spicy fermented condiment popular in Korean cooking. It is made from gochu-garu, glutinous rice, meju powder, yeotgireum, and salt. The sweetness comes from…

Pepper Chicken Bhaja

Pepper chilli chicken bhaja? Ok so you know the fajita filling we adore? Well you won’t now. This is better! Tastier, spicier and just boom for wraps, pittas, naans, any flatbreads really! The chicken is tender and juicy, the pepper adds a lush sweetness. The spices are beautiful accompanied with bread, salad and sauces. Its…

Spicy Methi Chicken

Spicy methi chicken recipe is a very personal recipe in that its’s the way I first cooked this methi dish.For me it was a simple way of cooking methi chicken in my early years as a novice cook. Over the years my cooking has evolved a lot but I still go back to this recipe…

Maharani Chicken

If you are looking to make a chicken recipe that is full of flavours and rich texture, then this Chicken Maharani recipe is a must. Chicken Maharani is a Mughlai dish with a rich gravy made of onion-chilli-cashew paste and many other spices. Its a quick easy recipe requiring a simple preparation. It assembles really…

Methi Chicken

Methi chicken is one of the most flavourful, delicious & simple dish made by simmering chicken in moderately spicy masala along with fenugreek leaves aka methi. I have raved about fresh fenugreek before. It is absolutely one of my favourite indian spice and herb. The intense aroma of its leaves means that fenugreek can swing…

Chicken Curry With Brussels Sprouts

Chicken curry with Brussels Sprouts Just can’t tell you how much I love them in a chicken or meat curry! INGREDIENTS: 1 large chicken cut on the bone.3 large onions sliced thin2 tomatoes choppedWhole bulb of garlic minced1 inch square ginger2 handful of chopped coriander3 green chillies chopped2 tbsp dried methiQuarter cup of oil…Brussels Sprouts3…

Chilli Chicken

INGREDIENTS: Boneless chicken in strips or 1 inch peices 4 tbsp corn flour2 tbsp chilli sauce6 or 8 green chillies chopped2 tbsp vinegar 2 tbsp Soya sauce8 to 10 garlic cloves mincedSaltOil for frying 4 spring onions cut into 1 inch lengths Spring onion bulbs quartered 1 med green pepper 1 inch size chunksRed/brown onion…