Spicy Peanuts and Spicy Bombay Mix.

Spicy peanuts and Bombay MixGreat with drinks What you need: Spicy Peanuts Salted peanutsSome fresh chopped corianderFinely chopped green chillies Red onion very thinly dicedHalf teaspoon chilli powderSalt to tasteSplash of lemon juice1/2 tsp of good quality mustard oil Mix it all, put a plate over the bowl do some shaking about! Serve Try it…you…

Cauli Stems with Paneer and Peas

Sometimes a dry curry calls, using the same old ingredients but just a different texture, mix and a lovely side dish to accompany a meal. This was made to eat with Dal. They go so well together but it’s incredibly good on it’s own. I diced up the paneer to 1cm size just the same…

Parsnip Bhaja

Another simple and quick dish that goes well as a side to dal and any meal! Ingredients: It’s just parsnips, about 10 diced into small cubes.1 onion sliced.2 green chillies sliced.1 tsp turmeric.Salt and pinch of pepper and sugar.2 to 3 tbsp of Veg Oil. Heat your oil hot, add all the ingredients. Stir well…

Hoisin Chicken

I rustled this up one afternoon when I had some chicken thighs to use up.It was a throw it in cupboard store ingredients. Well it made my day when my foodie daughter Mica and hubby both commented how delicious it was! And it was! There was lovely juices in the tray which went beautifully with…

Kaffir, Lime and Green Chilli Chicken

Kaffir, lime and green chilli chicken.This is a sublime dish. Great in summer but I just fancied it.It’s about lime, kaffir lime. I have adapted the recipe using kaffir leaves and regular lemon as we can’t get the limes here for the zest. It tastes amazing, heady kaffir fragrance, tangy lemon and chilli hit.All three…

Garlic, Lemon and Chilli Chicken Thighs

When you start with a recipe but over time it evolves so much you forget what the original dish was!It’s become a garlic lemon chicken that’s spicy and very flavoursome! I think it’s delicious, my daughter loves it and she says it tastes like a curry but she thinks it reminds her of many dishes…

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…

Brussels Sprouts niramish

When you have an abundance of sprouts post Xmas this goes down well…I make it as soon as they come into season just for a change. I love Brussels sprouts! This is lovely with dhal but I can find use for it in toasties or spring rolls!Try it, go on! Ingredients:2 tbsp Ghee2 tbsp oil2…

Garlic Carrots Bhaji

This wonderful side dish is a must for garlic lovers.It’s simple, quick and easy.8 ingredients and done! INGREDIENTS; 6 large carrots julienned or cut into matchsticks.4 big cloves garlic minced.3 tbsp oil1 tsp Salt1/2 tsp Sugar1 level tsp tumeric3 fresh green chillies slit.1 dried red chilli. Torn up. METHOD: Heat oil till hot.Add red dried…

Chicken Bhuna with Cabbage

INGREDIENT: 750 gms boneless chicken thighs cut into bitesize piecesHalf white cabbage head cut into just over 2inch squares 3 med Onions, chopped really fine2 tbsp Ginger and Garlic paste3 fresh medium tomatoes blended2 or 3 Green chillies chopped2 tsp Red chilli powder3 tsp Coriander powder2 tsp Cumin powder1 tsp tumeric1/2 tsp Garam masalaVeg oil…