Korean Burger

Try our quick Korean burgers for a trendy Asian twist. Kimchi paste is now much easier to get hold of and is a great way to spice up a burger Ingredients steak mince 200g Kimchi paste carrot 1 small, shredded mooli  4cm section, shredded red onion ½ small, finely sliced mayonnaise 1 tbsp oil for frying soft lettuce a few leaves brioche burger buns 2, split and toasted Method STEP 1. Put the mince in a bowl, add 2 tsp of the kimchi paste and season. Mix well then form into 2 burgers, pressing them out flat as they will shrink back when you cook them. STEP … Continue reading Korean Burger

Bombay Egg and Potato Curry

Some nights you don’t want to have to spend ages shopping to make a delicious meal. This Bombay egg and potato curry can be made using store cupboard ingredients and is ready in just 40 minutes – perfect for a midweek meal. Ingredients onions 2, 1 chopped, 1 quartered sunflower oil green chillies 2, 1 halved and seeded, 1 finely sliced garlic 2 cloves coriander a handful, leaves and stalks separated turmeric 2 tsp garam masala 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp fennel 2 tsp black mustard seeds 2 tsp vegetable or chicken stock cube 1 chopped tomatoes 400g tin coconut milk 150ml potatoes 400g, peeled and cut into 2.5cm cubes eggs 3 lemon 1, … Continue reading Bombay Egg and Potato Curry

Mix veggie Curry

 Curries are heavily spiced, chilli-hot and rich with coconut milk. This version is easy, vegan and under 500 calories Ingredients oil for frying onions 2, halved and sliced garlic 2 cloves, sliced green chillies 3, sliced curry powder 2 tbsp (see below) turmeric 1 tsp coconut milk 400g tin vegetable stock 200ml butternut squash 200g, cubed cauliflower 1 small, broken into small florets runner beans 100g, trimmed and sliced curry leaves 10 black mustard seeds 1 tsp steamed rice to serve CURRY POWDER coriander seeds 2 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp star anise 1/2 cinnamon Â˝ stick broken cloves 6 cardamom 2 pods black peppercorns Â˝ tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp fenugreek Â˝ tsp small dried red chillis 3-5 (depending on how hot you … Continue reading Mix veggie Curry

Baigan Ka Bharta

Smokey and flavorful, baingan ka bharta is an Indian delicacy (also a loved recipe of the Mediterranean region) that takes minimum effort to cook. Ingredients 1 large eggplant (baingan) 1 medium-sized onion, chopped 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped 2 green chilies, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 teaspoon ghee 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder Salt to taste Cilantro for garnish How To Prepare Place the eggplant on the gas burner and roast it. You can also steam it. Use a knife to peel the skin. Mash the eggplant with the back of … Continue reading Baigan Ka Bharta

Pumpkin Stir fry

This sweet and savory pumpkin curry is going to blow your mind. Two opposite tastes blend perfectly and hit the right notes in your taste buds. Ingredients 1 cup cubed pumpkin ½ teaspoon mustard seeds ÂĽ teaspoon fenugreek seeds ÂĽ teaspoon fennel seeds 1 dry red chili ½ teaspoon turmeric powder 1 small green chili, chopped Salt to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup water Cilantro for garnish How To Prepare Add olive oil to a pan. Add in the mustard seeds, fennel, and fenugreek seeds. Let them splutter for 5 seconds. Add dry red chili and fry for … Continue reading Pumpkin Stir fry

Rabri ( Sweet)

Ingredients  â–˘8-10 Almonds , Blanched peeled and chopped â–˘8-10 Pistachios , Blanched peeled and chopped â–˘1 ½ litre or 6 ÂĽ cups Milk (full fat or whole milk) â–˘3 tablespoons Sugar â–˘3-4 strands Saffron Instructions  Start by blanching the nuts. Take almonds and pistachios in a bowl and add boiling hot water to it. Let it sit for 20 minutes. Then discard the water. Peel the skin and slice them. Keep it aside. Take milk in a wide, heavy bottom pan or kadai and turn the heat on medium. Once the milk starts boiling, lower the heat to medium-low. It will start to form a thin layer of malai/cream. Now using … Continue reading Rabri ( Sweet)

Dahi Bhindi

Another easy to make bhindi recipe that goes well with phulka roti or paratha. Here okra are stir-fried first, so they are not slimy anymore and becomes soft and tender. Then mixed into the medium spicy, tangy yogurt based thick gravy. Ingredients  â–˘2 cups Okra (Bhindi) chopped â–˘2 + 1 tablespoons Oil ▢½ teaspoon Cumin seeds ▢½ teaspoon Fennel seeds â–˘1 Dried red chilies ▢½ cup Red onion finely chopped â–˘1 teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed â–˘1 teaspoon Garlic paste or freshly grated â–˘1 Green chili finely chopped â–˘1 cup Tomato finely chopped â–˘Salt to taste ▢¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder â–˘1 teaspoon Red chili powder â–˘1 teaspoon Coriander powder ▢⅓ cup Plain (Dahi or Curd), Whisked till smooth ▢¾ cup Water ▢½ teaspoon Garam Masala ▢½ teaspoon Kasoori methi (Dried fenugreek leaves) Crush lightly before … Continue reading Dahi Bhindi

French Toast

This Classic French Toast recipe is easy and delicious to make, perfect for breakfast or brunch on the weekend. Serve it easy and simple with just maple syrup or make it a delicious brunch with berries and whipped cream! INGREDIENTS 3 Eggs 1 Cup Milk see notes 2 tsp Sugar optional 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon optional 1 tsp Vanilla Essence optional 8 Slices Bread see notes Butter for frying INSTRUCTIONS  Whisk the eggs and milk (sugar, cinnamon and vanilla if using) together until well combined. Heat a medium sized fry pan over medium heat and add half a teaspoon of butter. Dip two bread slices in the egg mixture for 30 seconds before flipping over for another … Continue reading French Toast

Basil Pesto Pasta

This is a quick and easy recipe to make Basil Pesto Pasta. It’s a fresh tasting pasta dish filled with good quality ingredients. If you are looking for an easy weeknight meal or lunch ideas then just give this recipe a try. Ingredients 70g | 2 cups of Basil Leaves 2 Cloves of Garlic 35g | ÂĽ Cup of Toasted Pine Nuts 60ml | ÂĽ Cup of Olive Oil 50g | ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese Salt + Pepper 500g | 1lbs Angel Hair Pasta Instructions Place the garlic cloves, basil leaves, toasted pine nuts, and olive oil into a food … Continue reading Basil Pesto Pasta