Pan fried spicy beef steak
Jul26

Pan fried spicy beef steak

Recommended by the head chef of the Calcutta Brasserie in Milton Keynes,  Saj Khan. This recipe shows us how to make pan fried spicy beef steak served with fresh vegetable mash and chilli paneer-Indian cottage cheese. Ingredients Fresh steak of beef, Garlic, Ginger, Onions, Grated pineapple, Roasted coriander seeds, Cumin, Chilli powder, Turmeric powder, Fresh coriander. Chilli Paneer-Indian Cottage cheese (Indian), Gram flour, Corn...

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Thai Cuisine – A Natural Healer?
Jul13

Thai Cuisine – A Natural Healer?

I adore thai food.  It smells wonderful during the cooking process and tastes delicious too.  And we are all aware that thai cuisine is a far healthier choice than some of its spicier peers.  So, the fact that it may also contain ingredients that are naturally healing, feels like the cherry on the cake! Recent reports have suggested that hospitals in Thailand offer their patients an alternative to western forms of medicine – a...

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Parippu Vada (lentil fritters) recipe
Jun07

Parippu Vada (lentil fritters) recipe

This is a simple South Indian style recipe by one of our Guest Chefs, Sheba Promod founder of Absolute Indian. Sheba is on a journey to share the many different flavours of South Indian food with others. Parippu vada is a savoury snack, which can be enjoyed at any time of the day and goes really well with a hot cuppa!  These lentil fritters are crunchy, mildly spicy and somewhat meaty in their texture.  This quick and easy recipe is...

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Eating spicy food will cool you down!
May28

Eating spicy food will cool you down!

When you’re sat soaking up the sun what kinds of food run through your mind? Maybe ice cream, fresh salads or fruits such as watermelon? Well recent studies have found that hot foods like curries containing peppers are actually the ones to cool you down. Chillis are grown in some of the warmest regions, providing us with fiery foods like Indian curry, Thai soup and Jamaican jerk. Crying from the bite of a hot pepper or sitting over a...

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Roshan Lal Recipe

Looking for an easy starter or maybe more than just a snack? Well we have the perfect dish for you, courtesy of chef Ajmal Mushtaq. Mushtaq’s dishes are influenced from home cooked recipes but are created using distinct ingredients to bring together unique flavours. Below he shares his Roshan Lal recipe with us; The Roshan Lal is made up of three individual components that complement each other. The chicken is dry cooked in the oven...

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