Recipes

Mango, saffron and cardamom Lassi
Jamie's Drinks Tube

Its brilliant to be part of Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube team and share my Indian recipes and ideas. Loving all your comments on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram as well as on my website here and always so very fab to see how many of […]

Sindhi Koki
Spicy Flat Bread with chilli and pomegranate

Growing up in a multi cultural community in Bombay has its benefits. Home to Indians from across the country; that hail from various communities. More importantly a chance to eat amazing food from each culture without really having to leave […]

Spiced Apple & ginger chutney, pickled pears

So it we’re nearly on the home run now! Getting the house decorated with the best tableware and lighting that twinkly Christmas tree. With presents adorning the tree and a Christmas feast fit for a king. Christmas lunch is undoubtedly […]

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 […]

Homemade Indian Naan Bread

Homemade naan bread is a great find and one that I bake often especially when I have friends around and need something fresh but easy to rustle up. Fresh from the oven, smeared with butter and topped with herbs or […]

Thali

The word 'Thali' refers to the way meals are eaten in India; where a mixed selection of delicious dishes are served together on one platter. They offer a wonderful way to experiment with Indian flavours and dishes and to discover the rich and diverse range of this cuisine. From familiar and classic Indian dishes like Tadka Dal and Matar Paneer alongside less familiar ones such as Pomegranate Spiced Chicken and Konkani Jackfruit Stir-Fry, these recipes will encourage you to explore the varied and vibrant range of food, flavours and textures across the Indian subcontinent, and give you the confidence and skill to create your own perfect thali. Featuring a thali inspiration section at the end which showcases four stunning regional thalis to recreate at home, as well as menu ideas to help you mix and match recipes as you like, Thali is a joyful and creative approach to Indian home-cooking that will excite and inspire.
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