Red Onion Salad

Red Onion Salad

The flavonoid known as quercetin contained in red onions assists in reducing the risk of stroke and coronary heart disease if eaten as part of a balanced diet. And when onions are consumed raw it is a significantly better way of increasing your quercetin intake than supplements. This is a salad from southern India which…

Gram Flour Potato Balls - Batata Vada

Gram Flour Potato Balls - Batata Vada

Makes about 12-15 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil 600g fluffy white or red potatoes, peeled, boiled and coarsely chopped ½ tsp each brown mustard seeds and turmeric and ¾ tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 2 green chillies, finely chopped 30g coriander leaves, washed and chopped ¼ tsp each ground cumin and baking powder 150g…

Batata Poha - Potato with Rice Flakes

Batata Poha - Potato with Rice Flakes

This is an easy dish to make with any leftover vegetables you have such as peas, and carrots 🥕. Poha is a type of rice that has been parboiled then rolled, flattened and dried to create flakes. Poha is also often known as chura and used to create savoury light snacks seasoned with spices such…

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…