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Courgette Fritter Recipe

Courgette Fritter Recipe

So this courgette fritter recipe is a bit of a western variation on the Indian bhaji, it uses gram flour and goes for that lovely gooey inside you find in a well cooked bhaji, flavoured with courgettes, garden herbs and italian hard cheese.

The beauty of this courgette fritter recipe is that you can taste it before you cook it make sure it’s seasoned appropriately – it has no egg, meat or anything that might feel a bit icky.

We are serving this tonight with falafel, homemade flatbread (thank you Chef Michael Severn) and salad but it would also go great with pasta, or as a tapas or snack with a glass of wine.

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Quick & Easy Biryani Recipe

This is an awesome recipe taught to me by a Punjabi family man. This is definitely not a traditional hyderabadi biryani, (if you want to see one those amazing dishes being made authentically take a look at the video at the foot of this recipe) however, it tastes amazing – just like the biryani rice that comes from many UK takeaways.

I have been eating this for lunch on a very regular basis! There are a lot of ingredients but please bear with it, it takes about 30 minutes in total and is worth every second!  Read the rest of this entry »

Hyderabadi Curry Recipe

Hyderabadi Curry RecipeI’ve been making this curry for lunch all week using a different headlining ingredient. On Monday I used a pork chop, on Tuesday I used mushrooms, on Wednesday tuna steak, on Thursday I added some mushrooms to wednesdays curry and today (Friday) I used chickpeas. Each day I have adjusted the seasoning a little until today I think we have the perfect hyderabadi curry recipe (although I have run out of coriander (cilantro for our American friends) leaves. So without further ado, here is the secret to my hyderabadi curry recipe. Read the rest of this entry »

Super-quick Curried Chickpeas

Curried Chickpeas RecipeDying of starvation and at the end of the week, I needed something quick, easy and fulfilling for lunch today. Chickpeas are one of my favourite ingredients, combined with the aromatic, intense flavours of india they make a most exquisite lunch.

This meal only takes about 10 or 15 minutes which, coincidentally is about the same time it takes to whip up some rice or a chapati…perfect! Read the rest of this entry »

Jeera Chicken (or Quorn)

Jeera ChickenThis Jeera Chicken recipe is thanks to Charlie Ladher – I wanted to add some foundation and more understanding of indian cooking so I enrolled on an Indian cookery course at a local college. Today we made a jeera chicken recipe (jeera  means cumin). Myself and Amanda have not been eating meat  for the past few weeks so I substituted the chicken for Quorn chicken – it worked out just fine! Read the rest of this entry »