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…

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…

Houmous

Houmous

1x 400g can of chickpeas 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tbsp tahini 1 garlic clove, crushed 4 tbsp olive oil juice of 1 lemon 2 tbsp orange juice 2-4 tbsp chickpea water 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper ¼ tsp paprika ½ tsp chilli powder (optional) Garnish: black olives, paprika, 1…

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…

Cheesy Nachos

Cheesy Nachos

This is a  favourite at most parties and also when you fancy a quick snack with friends. Serves 3-4 200g tortilla chips 50g cheddar cheese or Red Leicester, grated ¼ tsp ground cumin 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 small red tomato, finely chopped or 4 tbsp salsa 2 green chillies, seeded and finely chopped…