Spicy Roasted Chickpeas (Chana Ka Chip)

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What are the criteria for the best snacks? We’re talking savoury snacks, not cookies or candies here. They should be at hand or very easy to make. Think popcorn. They also have to fit in your hand or be able … Continue reading

Mum’s Chicken Curry

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The end of the month = the end of my trying recipes from Made in India for now. Just in time for all the preparation that goes into the food for the upcoming holiday season. This book has proven to … Continue reading

Caramelized Onion, Coconut and Egg Curry

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There was a slight kerfuffle during my time cooking from Made in India. I was all ready to make this recipe and was sure that I’d found and purchased tamarind paste (the latest new ingredient to try out here in … Continue reading

Simply Spiced Spring Cabbage

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Next up, a vegetable dish to go with the Chana Masala from last week. Meera Sodha (the author of Made in India) says: “the best Indian food is cooked (and eaten) at home” so I’m working on getting a whole … Continue reading

DIY Shake and Bake Chicken

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Sometimes one change – just one little thing – will make all the difference. In this case, buying a new set of measuring spoons improved my mood. These spoons are rectangular and narrow so they fit into spice jars. Which … Continue reading

Pan-Fried Onion Dip (and Mayonnaise)

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I’m sure that the immersion blender is my favourite electronic kitchen tool. I use it all the time to purée soups and make smoothies (actually, slushy alcoholic drinks is more accurate). Now I have a new reason to love my … Continue reading