Chocolate Sponge Pudding

Chocolate Sponge Pudding

This is a great way to use up cocoa powder in your store cupboard and make a pudding that’s a little different to the usual fudgy cakes or brownies. The vanilla gives the bit sponge an edge that tastes indulgent. Cocoa powder is not the same as drinking chocolate powder which more often than not…

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…

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…

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

The word chutney is known to have come from the Hindi word ‘chatna’ which means to relish or taste. Fundamentally Indian chutneys are made with vegetables, fruits, nuts and spices ground together into a condiment eaten with main dishes.

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa, popularly known as gajar ka halwa is served during special occasions like celebrations and parties