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…

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…

Chicken in Hoisin Sauce

Chicken in Hoisin Sauce

Serves 2 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, sliced into thin pieces 2 tbsp sunflower oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 85g broccoli florets, washed (about 5-6 florets) 4 mushrooms, sliced 1 small carrot, peeled and sliced at a diagonal 1 tsp rice wine vinegar Pinch of salt and sugar (optional), to taste Marinade: 1…

Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potatoes

Bombay in western India is now called Mumbai but this Indian restaurant perennial served predominantly in the UK can be made quite easily at home in place of jackets or chips. Serves 4 4 tbsp sunflower or rapeseed oil 1/4 tsp brown or black mustard seeds (rai) 1/4 tsp turmeric 1/4 tsp salt 400g fluffy…

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…