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Kadhi Pakora

This is a delicious and simple recipe for vegetarians with added proteins in the form of the pakoras. Yoghurt based sauce is very lightly spiced which can be eaten with rotis, parathas or on warm basmati rice. It is one of the staples and comfort food in many Indian homes. Traditionally, it was a recycling...

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Okra Coconut Curry – Bhendi ghashi

This is my mother’s okra recipe, from Karwar in the West coast & Mangalore. I have been cooking it often at my Supperclubs and people new to okra, just love it. It was a favourite in our family, as it has a sour tang and the creaminess of the coconut. The blend of fenugreek and...

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Fisherman’s Sour Fish

Mashache Khat A very simple, Malvani (Konkan region on the west coast of India) fisherman’s recipe, which is cooked on a little Primus stove, while at sea. This is a quick cooking, family favourite that delivers a delicious & vibrant curry. The original recipe is equal portions of Malvani masala, garlic, coriander, coconut & tamarind...

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Peanut Curry

Danyachi Aamti. My granny, Mai, used to fast on many of the sacred days, as well as once a week. My father often joked about it “she makes a feast on fasting days!” There used to be an array of small dishes cooked for herself. Of course, as kids we got a “Prashad” -sort of...

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Sweet & Sour Dal- Aamti

Dal is unmissable in any Indian household, especially in a vegetarian family. It is cooked every single day, for both lunch & dinner. The variety of dals and pulses available in India, has been an inspiration for many creative cooks and housewives. Each region and each family has its own style to cook a dal....

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Paneer balls in Saffron-Almond sauce

BADAM CHAMAN Paneer is used in many recipes of North India and is a versatile ingredient to create many quick spontaneous vegetarian dishes. Often cooked cut in cubes, paneer itself has texture but not much flavour. It is what you combine with it or make of it that evolves into a delicious dish. In this...

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10 Minute Mustard Prawns/ Fish.

 I have written this recipe especially for students who can cook it in 10 minutes in their student lodgings! Or for a lazy cook. The least of preparation and ingredients for any Indian curry! At the same time creamy, zingy & lip-smacking delicious. Ready in barely 10 minutes. The recipe is written for 1 person,...