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Spiced Spinach Curry

Spiced Spinach Curry

I don’t know about you but I’m definitely conscious of making sure I get enough greens in my diet. But being the foody that I am, I tend to prefer my veg a little jazzed up and often I like the veg to be the […]

Veg Momos with a garlic & chilli soy dipping sauce

Veg Momos with a garlic & chilli soy dipping sauce

I love dumplings in every form. Crispy wantons, chewy momos, golden gyoza’s…. hmmmmm taste buds activating!!!! The variety of fillings are gorgeous, from minced vegetables, soya mince, mushrooms, tofu…. so so SO good! Momo’s are eaten all over India as a street food but take […]

Cassava “Mogo” Curry

Cassava “Mogo” Curry

Growing up in an East African Indian Family, Cassava is something I’ve grown up eating in a variety of forms. From Cassava chips to deep fried cassava balls, I’ve had it all. And I absolutely love it. Known as Mogo to me (the Swaheli name […]

Veg Manchurian – vegetable dumplings in a sweet, tangy & spicy gravy

Veg Manchurian – vegetable dumplings in a sweet, tangy & spicy gravy

This is another one of my favourite Indo-Chinese dishes. If you’ve not tried vegetable Manchurian, you’re in for an explosion of a surprise. Lightly fragranced fried vegetable balls in a luscious sweet and tangy spicy soy sauce gravy. Sweet shallots, fiery red chillies, warming ginger […]

Cumin Roasted Baby Potatos and Broccoli Spinach Saag

Cumin Roasted Baby Potatos and Broccoli Spinach Saag

 I absolutely love making saag. Full of goodness and so versatile in terms of the greens you can use to make it. It’s surprisingly easy to make and the saag itself is a one pot dish! Love it! Traditionally, it is eaten with roti or […]

Mumbai Pav Bhaji

Mumbai Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is without a doubt a legend of a dish amongst Indians all over the world. Put simply, it is a curry made from garlic, onions and mushed vegetables, spiced with a special masala and generously cooked with lots of butter. It sounds so […]

25min Spicy Crispy Mushroom Curry

25min Spicy Crispy Mushroom Curry

This mushroom curry is quick, fast, fiery and so so so good! In less than 30mins you can have a gorgeous curry. Serve this at a dinner party to your guests and they are guaranteed to be impressed. The gravy is sticky, spicy, tangy and […]

Spiced Lentil and Pea Vol Au Vents

Spiced Lentil and Pea Vol Au Vents

These spiced lentil and pea vol au vents make excellent canapes for dinner parties. There are a host of great flavours and textures, all which come together perfectly in the flaky vol au vent casing. There’s bite and substance from the lentils, pops of sweetness […]

Spring Green and Chickpea Flour Curry

Spring Green and Chickpea Flour Curry

Growing up, one of my favourite curries was “methi nu lott nu shaak” – translated “fenugreek leaves and chickpea flour curry”. It’s one of the curries I really miss eating regularly because unlike where I grew up in West London, Indian grocery shops are nowhere […]

Vegan Thai Red Curry

Vegan Thai Red Curry

There’s something so rewarding about making your own Thai Red Curry. Especially when it turns out as well as this recipe. In the past when I’ve looked up recipes for Thai Red curries, a lot of recipes have called for the use of a store […]