Indian Pistachio Ice Cream - Pista Kulfi

Indian Pistachio Ice Cream – Pista Kulfi Serves 12 5 cups of full cream milk 2 level tbsp cornflour 1 tin condensed milk 1/2 tsp ground cardamon seeds kewra essence 1 tbsp pistachio nuts   Mix the milk and condensed milk stirring continuously. Make a paste of cornflour with 2tbsp of water and add to…

Garlic Mushrooms

Garlic Mushrooms

Serve as a first course or as a side vegetable with pork chops or lamb cutlets. The nice addition is the parsley to give it that extra flavour. Serves 4 20 flat black mushrooms, stalks removed 4 tbsp olive oil 2 small lemons, zest removed and chopped, juice squeezed salt and pepper 100g fresh breadcrumbs…

Fresh Green Coriander Chutney

Fresh Green Coriander Chutney

Coriander Chutney is an eternal favourite: it goes well with many snacks, such as pakoras or onion bhajis. It is often used as a relish when making vegetable sandwiches in India. Serves 4 75g-100g coriander leaves, washed and coarsely chopped 2.5cm/1in piece fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped 2 green chillies, roughly chopped Juice of…

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…

African Mango and Cucumber Salad

African Mango and Cucumber Salad

1 cucumber, chopped into small quartered pieces 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced (optional) 1 tsp groundnut oil 3 tomatoes, finely chopped 2 green jalapenos, finely chopped 1/4 tsp cumin a pinch of cinnamon 2 mangoes, pitted and diced 2 tbsp dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely crushed (optional) 1 tbsp washed and chopped…