Spiced Tea - Masala Chai

Spiced Tea - Masala Chai

Black Tea has strong antioxidant properties which counteract the damaging effects of free radicals (molecules that form in the body, particularly as a result of exposure to the sun and to pollution). A cup of masala chai makes a great pick me up packed with powerful spices. This recipe is taken from the cookbook Everyday…

Pancakes

Pancakes

Fennel seeds known as ‘saunf’ in Hindi, can relieve bloating and stomach pains. The fennel adds a slightly sweet and spicy edge to a ‘traditional’ pancake.   Serves 4   100g plain flour 25g wholemeal plain flour 1 free range egg 300ml skimmed or semi skimmed milk (about half a pint of milk) 1 tsp…

Kolhapuri Lamb Masala

Kolhapuri Lamb Masala

This dish comes from Maharashtra in western India and is a recipe that works well in the winter because of its robust spice blend consisting of warming (garam) spices. This can be served with plain basmati rice or some plain naans. Image by Monir Ali. Kolhapuri Masala Ingredients: Serves 4 500g stewing lamb¬† 2 tsp…