Indian Veg Puffs

Indian Veg Puffs

This is a great way to use up any leftover vegetables or even any fairly dry curry as a filling for these street food style Indian puffs which are technically pastry encased savoury treats.   Makes about 8-10 puffs    2 tbsp sunflower oil 1 onion, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric or…

Spiced Cod Fritters with Harissa Honey

Spiced Cod Fritters with Harissa Honey

Makes about 24 pieces   500g cod or other firm white fish, preferably skinless and boneless 500g left-over mashed potato, chilled (can be made from about 3 medium sized potatoes) 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red onion, finely chopped A few washed and chopped coriander leaves or flat-leaf parsley, plus a little for garnish 2…

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…

Rose infused sweet Indian Fritters - Jalebi

Rose infused sweet Indian Fritters - Jalebi

Makes about 24 125g plain flour 2 tbsp gram flour ¼ tsp baking powder  1/8 tsp ground turmeric 125ml natural yogurt 800ml cold water 450g caster sugar 1.5 tsp rosewater or 6 drops rose extract  400g ghee 3 tbsp pistachios, roughly chopped   In a medium bowl, whisk together the plain flour, gram flour, baking…

Egg Curry

Egg Curry

This curry is a street snack favourite in India especially in Mumbai where they are eaten Eggs are an excellent source of high quality protein and provide vitamin D to keep bones and teeth strong. And to check whether eggs are fresh, place an egg in water, if it sinks it’s fresh, if it’s stale…