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Aloo Dum

To make this variation of the tasty North Indian potato curry dish the potatoes are first fried then cooked in a rich yogurt based spicy sauce. Strictly this shouldn’t be called Aloo Dum as dum means it is cooked under pressure but I don’t have a presure cooker, it works well anyway and goes well with naan or chapati. Makes […]

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Aloo Matar

Aloo Matar is a potato and green pea dish cooked in a spicy tomato sauce, it’s easy to make and goes well with warm chapati or naan. There are many variations of Aloo Matar and I came up with this one by using bits from several recipes. The method for the sauce is very similar to the last couple of […]

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Tarka Dal

Tarka Dal or Tadka Dahl is a delicious spicy lentil dish that goes well with rice, chapatis or naan bread. This is my own recipe influenced by many different sources. Makes around 4 servings. Ingredients 300g Split red lentils, washed well 900ml water 400g tin of chopped tomatoes 5 garlic cloves, chopped fine 3 green chillis, chopped 1 medium onion, […]

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Karahi Paneer

Karahi Paneer is a very tasty Punjabi dish where paneer and bell peppers are stir fried and cooked in a spicy tomato sauce. Traditionally cooked in a karahi, hence the name but a wok or large frying pan will do. This is my own recipe devised after trying several others found online, it’s quite spicy but not overly hot and […]

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Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potatoes are a tasty accompaniment to a curry and very easy to make. Best enjoyed fresh, they don’t reheat very well. Ingredients 400g potatoes (peeled) 4 tablespoons sunflower oil 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder 3cm fresh ginger, grated or chopped very fine Salt and pepper to taste Method 1. Cut the potatoes […]

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Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer is a spicy spinach and paneer cheese dish that works well as a side dish or served with naan or pakora for a main course. Paneer is perfect for vegetarians as it is high in protein. Ingredients   225g paneer cheese cut into cubes 500g frozen spinach 1 medium onion, chopped roughly 6 green finger chillies, chopped 4 garlic […]

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