Black Pepper Chicken - Kali Mirch ka Murgh

Black Pepper Chicken - Kali Mirch ka Murgh

Black Pepper has been exported for centuries ans was one of the major attractions for trader-turned-colonists. Peppercorns are the dried berries of the pepper plant, an evergreen creeper. Their heat and pungency make pepper a popular ingredient in curries, raitas, pachadis and salads. Peppercorns are also boiled in milk with a pinch of turmeric powder…

Chilli Beans

Chilli Beans

This is a quick and hearty dish which can be made within 20 minutes or cooked in advance and eaten a day later. Serves 4-6 3 tbsp olive oil 2 bay leaves 4-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 onions, finely chopped 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp paprika A pinch of chilli powder a pinch…

Malabar Chicken Curry

Malabar Chicken Curry

Serves: 4 Ingredients: For the spice blend: 2.5cm piece cinnamon or cassia bark 2 bay leaves 2 cloves 4 black peppercorns   For the curry: 2 tbsp olive or rapeseed oil 4-6 shallots or 2 onions, chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 500g skinless and boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2cm pieces 1 tbsp ground…