Mushroom & Spinach Korma
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From BBC Food Recipes by Nigel Slater “Quick Korma” Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 medium onions 3 cloves of garlic a thick slice of butter a thumb-sized piece of ginger 10 green cardamom pods 1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp ground … Read More

Hot Split Pigeon Pea Curry (Lasan Wali Toovar Ki Dal)
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From Indian Every Day by Anjum Anand Serves 2-3 Ingredients: 650ml cold water 100g split pigeon peas (toovar dal), picked over and washed ½ tsp turmeric powder salt to taste 2 tsp mustard or vegetable oil 1 rounded tbsp garlic, … Read More

Chicken Tandoori with Mint, Cucumber and Coriander Salad
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From WeightWatchers.co.uk Serves 4 Ingredients: 150 g Yogurt, Virtually Fat Free, Plain 2 tbsp Curry paste 1/2 tsp Turmeric 4 medium Chicken, Breast, Skinless, Raw 75 g Watercress, pea shoots or lamb’s lettuce 4 sprig(s) Mint, Fresh 1/2 portion(s) (medium) … Read More

Curried Butternut Squash Soup
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From Wine, Food & Friends, by Karen MacNeil Makes approx 10 Cups Ingredients: 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 cup thinly sliced leek (about 1 large) 1 tbsp curry powder 1 tbsp brown sugar ¾ tsp ground cumin ¼ tsp ground … Read More

Hot & Sour Coconut Soup
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Hot & Sour Coconut Soup (Wine, Food & Friends – Karen MacNeil) Serves 6, 101 calories I’m very excited about this new book – the only downside (for me) is the US/Imperial measurement……..   Ingredients 1/4 cup sliced & peeled … Read More

Cranberry & Soy Glazed Cocktail Sausages
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(from Nigella Christmas by Nigella Lawson) Makes 50 Ingredients: 125ml Thai or Chinese sweet chilli sauce 60ml cranberry sauce from a jar 60ml soy sauce 1 tbsp dark brown sugar juice of 1 satsuma juice of 1 lime 50 cocktail … Read More

Curried Chickpea, Lentil & Pumpkin Dip
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(This is in fact based on Gordon Ramsey’s curried chickpea samosa filling) Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp hot curry powder 1 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1 small onion, peeled and finely … Read More