Tag Archives: chilli

Chana Masala

Chana masala is a tangy chickpea curry and like my previous recipe for this dish this one is made with tinned chickpeas for speed and is very quick to make. I like chana masala served with brown basmati rice and garnished with some red onion rings and a few fresh coriander leaves but you could also have it with chapatti or naan. […]

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Spicy Black Bean Soup

Now this isn’t the most appetising thing to look at I admit, rather reminiscent of a bowl of mud unfortunately but there’s nothing wrong with the taste. Yes, there are a lot of black beans in this recipe! I used the 380g tetra packs of pre-cooked black beans from Sainsburys. Makes 6 portions Ingredients 15 sprays of frylight olive oil […]

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Beetroot Curry

Beetroot has never struck me as something you would put in a curry before never mind make it the main ingredient but this recipe which I based on this one turned out to be really tasty and I’ll definitely be experimenting with beetroot in curry again. I added a few extra ingredients and adjusted some of the other quantities slightly […]

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Black Bean Vegi Burgers

This is  identical to my falafel burger recipe but with black beans instead of chickpeas for a nice alternative. Makes 4 burgers Ingredients 400g tin of black beans 1/2 red onion, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves 2 teaspoons of cumin powder 2 teaspoons of coriander powder 1 teaspoon of extra hot chilli powder 1 teaspoon of chilli flakes 1 tablespoon […]

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Falafel Burgers

This is  my latest variation of this recipe but without the oil in the falafel mix and using a tip I picked up of drying the chickpeas, this helps make the mix much more solid and less likely to fall apart when fried. The chilling period is also very important in that respect and I find forming the burger in a […]

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