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Vegan Samosa And Green Chutney Wraps And A Rotimatic Review
Vegan Samosa And Green Chutney Wraps And A Rotimatic Review

Rotis are unique to the Indian subcontinent - a small bread plate sized round, thin, soft flatbread made with just three ingredients – whole wheat flour, water, oil. The perfect vessel for scooping curries and daals.  Making rotis is a time consuming and often...

Turmeric Daal
Turmeric Daal

We eat daal once a week, sometimes twice or even thrice (when I am feeling especially lazy). I have cooked at least fifty different kinds of daal on thousands of occasions. But for some inexplainable reason, I don't have a single daal recipe on the blog. None. So this...

Rainbow Veggie Coconut Dal
Rainbow Veggie Coconut Dal

It is a bloody miracle that I haven't shared a dal recipe on the blog for a while now, considering I am cooking dals every week (much to my boys annoyance!). The last time I shared some delicious wholesome dal recipes, I received so many messages asking for more. Who...

Smoked Salmon Kedgeree
Smoked Salmon Kedgeree

A kedgeree is the love child of an Indian Khichari and the colonial British obsession for all things curry. I grew up eating Khichari (a savoury porridge of rice and lentils often spiked with spices and enjoyed with a vegetable curry on the side) but it was only after...

Crispy Cabbage Fritter With Chilli And Curry Leaf Oil
Crispy Cabbage Fritter With Chilli And Curry Leaf Oil

Eggless Fritters Make For Super Crispy Vegan Snacks Fritters make such excellent light meals. In the western world, there is a common misconception that fritters need eggs and or milk to bind. This is not true. Just flour and water is enough to make the perfect...

Vegan Makhani Curry Sauce
Vegan Makhani Curry Sauce

Today might be the day, your butter-chicken loving prayers might be answered! In a lighter, more delicious, completely vegan and absolutely homemade fashion. For all those of you who have been gently nudging me via email to share my Vegan Makhani Sauce recipe, thank...

Instant Chickpea Bread
Instant Chickpea Bread

When I was little, mum had a round oven with a glass top that looked unusually like a porthole or the domed round window of a bunker when laid flat. It was the most magical thing on earth. It made cakes – sweet and savoury ones. The first time I had a savoury cake, I...

Parsi Egg
Parsi Egg

I first had these jammy tomato eggs when I was 18. Nick and I had just started dating and every time we hung out at his place, he cooked me something. I didn't know it at the time that the key to my heart was through my stomach but apparently he did. On our third date...

Papaya Lassi
Papaya Lassi

I've never come across a papaya lassi on a menu anywhere. I wonder why because it is so darned delicious! And takes literally a few minutes to make. A papaya lassi is absolutely one of the best ways to ensure you eat more of this amazing fruit with all its glorious...

Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal
Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal

I am back with my promise to inspire you to eat more veggies this year. This time, I am sharing a much loved, family favourite Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal that I could make in my sleep. When there is no dinner and no inspiration, THIS is what I make. It is a basic...

Indian Style Paneer Fried Rice
Indian Style Paneer Fried Rice

Have you ever tried 15-minute oven baked paneer? It is golden, crispy on the outside and gooey-soft on the inside. It is a game-changer. And it is the star of the show in my delicious Paneer Fried Rice recipe, a 30 minute meatless-Monday-worthy vegetarian dish that is...

Cauliflower Rice Biryani Salad
Cauliflower Rice Biryani Salad

A few years ago when people discovered that they could do so much more with cauliflower other than bake or roast it, it was like a whole new genre of cooking opened up to discover. Cauliflower was pulsed and crumbed to mimic raw rice and form a pure veggie pizza base...