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…

Spiced White Fish Cooked in Coconut - Meen Molee

Spiced White Fish Cooked in Coconut - Meen Molee

The combination of the coconut and tamarind gives this dish a distinctive sweet-and-sour flavour that is typical of Kerala, in the south of India. This recipe is taken from the new cookbook – Easy Indian Cookbook, available here.. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Easy-Indian-Cookbook-Deliciously-Recipes/dp/1848993854/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=easy+indian+cookbook+manju&qid=1584008770&sr=8-2   Serves 4   2 tbsp tamarind pulp 1 tsp ground cumin  1 tsp ground coriander…

South Indian Style Fish Curry

South Indian Style Fish Curry

Although the food of southern India is predominantly vegetarian, the coast line is teeming with seafood which is transformed into delicious coconut and fresh green chilli based curries such as this one which uses two kinds of chilli. Serves 4 1 tsp ground turmeric 3-4 garlic cloves, crushed  500g firm white fish, such as cod…

Baked Beans Balti

Baked Beans Balti

Technically, a ‘balti’ means a bucket. But this recipe uses four spices to create an exotic twist to a store cupboard favourite. It makes a change to traditional beans on toast and also makes a great breakfast accompaniment to eggs. Serves 2 1 tbsp rapeseed or sunflower oil a pinch of asafoetida (optional) 1 small…