If you are a keen cook and want to learn how to cook authentic Indian food you have landed on the right page. Welcome to a whole new experience of cooking Indian regional food from scratch.

This blog contains recipes with clear and brief instructions on how to prepare a variety of vegan, vegetarian, meat and fish based dishes.

My focus is on helping you to prepare delicious and authentic dishes. Let’s get cooking!

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Tempered sprouted bean/lentils

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Puris with Dahi Ke Aloo and Kala Chana

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Ceylon Chicken Curry

Khandvi

Khandvi - Gujarati Chickpea and Yoghurt Rolls

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Keema "Cutlets"

Dhokla

Dhokla - savoury chickpea flour cake

Kadhi Pakode

Kadhi Pakode

Vangyacha Bharit

Smoky Aubergine, Yoghurt and Red Onion Salad

Keema Matar

This is a dish that is found throughout North India as well as Pakistan and it is popular because it is easy to make, relatively cheap for a meat dish and very tasty. I like to serve it as part of a meal with chapatis or rotis and vegetables. Serves… read more

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Shami Kabab – lamb and chickpea kababs

Homemade Shami Kababs bring back so many memories of Delhi and my childhood there. Minced meat and split chickpeas slow cooked with spices, ground, shaped into patties and pan fried. I learnt how to make these from my bestie’s mum. They were from Aligarh and their meat dishes were always… read more

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Raan – Leg of Lamb with black cumin and mace

Raan is a marinated whole leg of lamb which is a perfect showstopper for a party. If you want to make an Indian themed Christmas feast, you cannot go wrong with Raan. It looks wonderful and tastes amazing. There are different versions of this dish – here I bring you… read more

CHUKANDAR GOSHT – LAMB WITH BEETROOT

A few weeks ago I featured a recipe for Shalgam Gosht on my blog. Chukandar Gosht is also one of those dishes that I remember eating in the winter months when I was a child in Delhi. I have not seen it around for years and its a real pity as it… read more

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SHALGAM GOSHT - LAMB WITH TURNIPS, FENNEL AND KASHMIRI CHILLI

In the old days in Delhi, when everyone ate seasonal vegetables, turnips were often on the menu in the colder months. This member of the Brassica family has long been valued on the Sub-Continent as a vegetable that can be paired with stronger leafy vegetables like mustard greens or more… read more

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