Chicken Curry – Want some Ice?

An Indian staple. This is a basic chicken curry which can be served with Chapattis, Naan or Rice. Things you can change Add a tin of chickpeas after step 8 Add some tinned spinach at step 8 and don’t add water in step 9 Add more chilli flakes to taste You could marinade the chicken in 1 Tbs plain yougurt […]

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Moong Daal

This is a daal not frequently seen in restaurants. Its served a little runny and has a buttery rich flavour. Daals are sometimes seen as a side dish but this is often served as a main. Nothing fancy, chapatis or plain boiled basmati rice. Ingredients: For the daal: 3/4 cup moong dal (split and skinless moong beans) 1 medium onion […]

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Pancakes

Normal crepes makes 6 1 egg 300ml semi-skimmed milk 160g plain flour 1 tsp sugar (optional) Fluffy American pancakes (makes about 4) 150ml natural yogurt 150ml semi-skimmed milk 1 egg 1tsp bicarbonate of soda 160g plain flour

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Jambalaya

(Probably serves 4) Ingredients: 4 boned chicken thighs opened out 1 tbs cajun rub (I used Schwartz Blackened Cajun Seasoning)  1 tsp chilli flakes for the marinade 2 tbs olive oil for the marinade 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 red or yellow pepper, finely chopped 1 celery stick, finely chopped About 8 inches of smoked sausages (Polish, Chorizo or […]

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Rata2E aka Ratatouille

Ingredients: 1 Yellow Pepper 2 Red Peppers 1 Courgette 2 Aubergines 3 Red Onions 4 Tomatoes 400 g Tin Passata 8 Cloves Garlic 2 Bay Leaves Olive Oil 1 tsp Pepper ½ tsp Salt 1 tsp Basil 2 tsp Chilli Flakes   Make it: Core and deseed  Peppers Cut into Orio sized pieces probably 6 from each pepper Season with […]

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Easy Peasy Keema Peas

Ingredients: ½ Kg Lamb Mince 2 tablespoons Sunflower Oil 2 medium onions, peeled and sliced 1 large tsp Garlic paste 1 large tsp Ginger paste 10 oz chopped tomatoes 1 tsp Salt or to taste 4 tsp Chilli Flakes Red or 1 tsp Chilli Powder ½ tsp Ground Turmeric 2 tsp Ground Cumin 2 tsp Ground Coriander 1 tsp Garam […]

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Slow Cooked Lamb Curry

This is much better and cheaper made with mutton and in a slow cooker will be just as good as lamb. Its preferably cooked on the bone for more flavour but I suppose can be made with a kilo of boneless. Magic Ingredients: 1 shoulder of mutton butchered into approx 1 ½ inch pieces 2 small onions or 1 large […]

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