Recipes

Gatte ki Sabji
Gram flour dumplings in a tangy yoghurt curry

If ever there was a region in India that is a classic example of adapting to its surroundings, frugal cooking and focussing largely on local produce with seasonally offerings of meats and vegetables; Rajasthan undoubtedly comes to mind. Not only […]

Puris
Crispy Indian bread made with wholemeal flour

Anything that’s deep fried can never be a bad thing….. Well at least not in my books. Light brown puffed up crisp deep fried puris, just hot off the oil are a thing of beauty. Bengalis serve a delicious Indian […]

Paya ka Salan
Goats Trotters in a rich curry

Just for a while I’m going to steer away from writing about bog standard curries and introduce you to a part of my world which was full of flavour, enticing; using ingredients that you probably wouldn’t associate with Indian food. […]

Coastal Coconut Prawn Curry
Kolambicha Kalwan

My trip to a fish monger now a days fills me with excitement, joy, anticipation and this unusual burst of energy which stems back with memories from my childhood that always come flooding back in an instant. My family lived […]

Indian Kitchen

Growing up in Mumbai, Maunika Gowardhan learned the secrets of home cooking, Indian-style. Now living in the UK, Maunika is often asked, 'what do Indians cook on a day to day basis?' And, 'how is it that you can rustle up a curry for an everyday meal when you're so busy?' The answer is in chapters of this book. Hungry include recipes made from easy-to-find ingredients for when you're starving and short of time. And Lazy contains recipes for when you want something a bit slower, a bit comforting, but still straightforward. Indian food is also about feasting, so when you have the luxury of time and want to put some real love into a meal at the weekend, you can turn to Indulgent, or when you have friends and family coming over then Celebratory is the chapter for you. Whatever your mood, Indian Kitchen will inspire you to add Indian cooking into your weekly menu.
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