Greens of Grasmere: Sweet Potato Curry Recipe
Jul20

Greens of Grasmere: Sweet Potato Curry Recipe

Whilst we all enjoy a visit to the local Indian, it would appear that it isn’t only curry houses that are serving up the nation’s favourite dish.  Many mainstream restaurants, café’s and pubs across the country offer their own British take on Indian Cuisine. ‘Greens of Grasmere’, a café and bistro set in the quaint Lakeland of village of Grasmere specialises in catering for specific diets.  This sweet potato and cauliflower curry is...

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Jal-Jeera recipe
Apr26

Jal-Jeera recipe

After our recent recipe for mango lassi , here is an other well-known northern Indian beverage called Jal-jeera, or jaljira. It is a popular drink to cool you down in summer (so maybe you wont be drinking it this week if you’re in the UK). Jal-jeera powder generally consists of cumin, black pepper, mint, rock salt and some fruit powder. You can also find recipes with chili or hot pepper powder. In Hindi Jal means...

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Chicken Biryani
Jun30

Chicken Biryani

A hugely popular dish, not only in India, but across the entire South Asia subcontinent.  There are many regional variations but here we show you how to cook the traditional Indian take on the biryani. Ingredients – serves 8 people 800g diced chicken breast 2kg basmati rice 2x medium onions, thinly sliced 1x tbsp garlic & ginger paste 4/5 bay leaves 1x tsp cloves 100g fresh tomato puree 3x tsp garam masala 1/2 tbsp star...

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Punjabi Chicken Karahi
Jun17

Punjabi Chicken Karahi

Karahi is a cooking method and refers to the pot used to make this dish. A ‘karahi’ is similar to a wok but has a flat bottom, ensuring even cooking and greater depth of flavour.  This Punjabi recipe carefully blends spices for a subtle yet tasty dish. Ingredients 200g diced chicken breast 1x tbsp olive oil Garlic & ginger paste 1x heaped tbsp boiled onions 2x heaped tbsp tomato puree 1x tsp coriander powder 1x tsp...

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Lamb Karahi
May16

Lamb Karahi

A ‘karahi’ is a type of cooking pot popular in Indian cooking.  Don’t worry though, you don’t need a karahi to make this delicious dish – a large frying pan, wok or saucepan will do. Ingredients: 750g diced lamb 1 tbsp garlic & ginger paste 1 large boiled onion 2 tbsp tomato & onion paste 2 tbsp curry sauce 1 tbsp tomato puree pinch of salt 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric...

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