Bottle Gourd With Moong lentils

Moong Dal With Lau Lentils are such versatile pulses that they can be cooked in so many variety of ways and are an essential part of a vegetarian diet. They also play a pivotal role being a staple in many Indian and bengali homes. This dish, my Bottle guord with Moong dal is one of…

Paneer, Peas And Spinach With OmeMade Balti Curry Masala

It was one of those days. I cooked prawns then liver for me and hubby then the guilt got me so I cooked paneer for my youngest. Paneer, peas and spinach with OmeMade Balti Curry Masala!Unfortunately I forgot to take pics half way through cooking! My apologies for that but hope the missing visuals won’t…

Crispy Spicy Okra

I can’t tell you how moorish these are!Crispy roasted Okra! Proper Crispy!They make such a welcome addition with drinks and the heat is optional! You can throw these in an airfryer and done in 15mins but as not everyone has one the oven is fine too! Just turn over and keep eye on them.I can…

Okra Do Pyaza

So the most common way in which you can cook okra in an Indian way is by sauteing it with some whole spice and ground spices.Sometimes I use fenugreek seeds to temper. It’s super simple and tastes great with rice or roti. Sometimes I change things up a bit make okra do pyaza. The literal translation…

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…

Kidney Beans with Butternut Squash and Al Noor Basar Powder

If you love Rajma you will love this. Kidney beans with butternut squash. The game changer with this is the Basar spice! In particular for this the Al Noor brand as it compliments both the kidney beans and butternut squash. I love Basar and collect a packet each time I see a new brand but…

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…

Peel Bhaji

I hate waste but mostly I like a challenge making dishes out of scraps…for myself like!However, in my household everyone goes for that as a preference instead of what I cook for them! INGREDIENTS: Here I have potato peel, carrot ends and cauliflower inner stem. All chopped in small chunks. 1 tsp turmeric3 green chillies…

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…