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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Spicy fish and cucumber salad recipe
May30

Spicy fish and cucumber salad recipe

As summer approaches us, are you thinking of something light and fresh to eat? Look no further – we have the perfect, cool dish to keep your taste buds ticking in this hot weather. The spicy fish and cucumber salad is a Southeast Asian dish with a contrast of different flavours including sweet, sour, spicy and savory all mixed together.  This salad is made from plain white fish which is used as the base of the recipe and strips of...

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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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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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