Onion Fritters - Pyaaz Pakora

Onion Fritters - Pyaaz Pakora

Pakoras, sometimes called bhajis or bhajias, are batter-fried snacks usually eaten as a starter. The batter is made of spiced chickpea or gram flour that is gluten free. This flour is used to coat vegetables or fish to create a variety of fritters. This recipe is taken from the Easy Indian Cookbook.   Makes about…

Chilli Chicken - Mirch Wali Murgh

Chilli Chicken - Mirch Wali Murgh

This spicy dish is a hybrid of influenced by Chinese elements, and the piquant flavours of the soy sauce blend well with the sharpness of the turmeric and green chillies. This recipe is taken from the Easy Indian Cookbook published by Nourish Books.    Serves 4   2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp tomato puree…

Spiced Cod Fritters with Harissa Honey

Spiced Cod Fritters with Harissa Honey

Makes about 24 pieces   500g cod or other firm white fish, preferably skinless and boneless 500g left-over mashed potato, chilled (can be made from about 3 medium sized potatoes) 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red onion, finely chopped A few washed and chopped coriander leaves or flat-leaf parsley, plus a little for garnish 2…

Fresh Green Coriander Chutney

Fresh Green Coriander Chutney

Coriander Chutney is an eternal favourite: it goes well with many snacks, such as pakoras or onion bhajis. It is often used as a relish when making vegetable sandwiches in India. Serves 4 75g-100g coriander leaves, washed and coarsely chopped 2.5cm/1in piece fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped 2 green chillies, roughly chopped Juice of…

Stuffed Olive Pakoras with queen olives stuffed with pimentos

Stuffed Olive Pakoras with queen olives stuffed with pimentos

Prep: – Cook: – Serves: 2 Ingredients: 100g gram flour or besan 1/2 tsp salt 1 green chilli, finely chopped 1/4 tsp cumin seeds, crushed 1/4 tsp coriander seeds, crushed 8-10 Leonardo Queen stuffed olives Oil for deep frying Method: In a large bowl, tip in the gram flour with the salt, chilli, cumin and…

Egg Curry

Egg Curry

This curry is a street snack favourite in India especially in Mumbai where they are eaten Eggs are an excellent source of high quality protein and provide vitamin D to keep bones and teeth strong. And to check whether eggs are fresh, place an egg in water, if it sinks it’s fresh, if it’s stale…