Babaganoush

Baba ghanoush, also spelled baba ganoush or baba ghanouj, is a Levantine appetizer consisting of mashed cooked eggplant, olive oil, lemon juice, various seasonings, and sometimes tahini. The eggplant is traditionally baked or broiled over an open flame before peeling, so that the pulp is soft and has a smoky taste. It is a typical…

Garlic Mushrooms In Peppercorn, Blue Cheese And Cream Sauce

Sometimes you want to indulge and you can with this scrumptious dish. Garlic mushrooms in peppercorn, blue cheese and cream sauce. My girls have loved the homemade garlic mushrooms in a creamy peppercorn sauce since they were little kids. This was always a firm favourite as a starter when my friends came over. One they…

Naga/Superhot Pepper Pickle

My homegrown hot peppers are often used in an assortment of products! Fermented hot sauces, hot Pepper sauces, jams and naga pickles. This quick naga or superhot pepper pickle tastes fabulous with the traditional and authentic Bengali Panch Puran using Radhuni (Amabali Bahor) seeds or in hindi known as Ajmud (close to wild celery seeds.)…

Paps Special Sauce

The best things often come about when you’re messing about like this universal sauce! Paps Special sauce! Everyone that tastes it thinks its a tamarind sauce! Its not! Its a marriage of 3 condiments and born is a sublime star! My sauce! Its a universal sauce…eat it with everything, Paps Special Sauce! Samosas, pakoras, chips,…

Mr Naga Mayonnaise Dip

here is a dip that will tickle your tastebuds, my Mr Naga Pickle mayonnaise dip. Adjust to your heat and taste but mostly try it. The combination of the creamy mayonnaise and spicy pickle marry so well and go with many of our asian snacks or as a condiment with chappati and curries! Give it…

Simple Cooling Yogurt

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup thick yogurt2 tbsp milk1/4 tsp saltPinch of chilli powderPinch of gharam masala Mix all the ingredients together. Garnish with pinch of chilli powder and gharam masala. Copyright © 2020 -2021 Papli Rani DeyAll Rights Reserved

Coriander And Peanut Pesto

I’ve added the recipe for the coriander and peanut pesto…it works a treat and its also a superb way of using up excess coriander not that we have that problem with 2 indoor rabbits that chow through herbs daily and my furnishings! This pesto is lovely on toast, with pasta, potatoes and poppadoms! For the…

How To Make Peri Peri Sauce

INGREDIENTS: 6 dried Kashmiri chilies5 cloves of garlic chopped1 tablespoon of garam masala1 teaspoon of Cumin seeds4 cm piece of ginger5 tomatoes with the skins removed150 mills of cider vinegar2 teaspoons of veg oil2 small red onions roughly chopped Soak the chillis in a little water to soften them and then grind them to a…

Sauces and Dips

These are the mainstay in my house, the main ones we usually have. There are lots more that are rustled up by my family members, but these are universal. There are lots of variations I am sure but this is how I make them for our palate. My special dip…goes with everything…try it. Pap’s Special…