Jasmine and Basmati look and taste quite similar. But there are some key differences Walk into any grocery store and you’ll find dozens of different varieties of rice. All around the world, there are over 40,000 different kinds! That’s a lot of rice. Today we’ll be talking about two of the most popular aromatic, long-grain types of rice you can ...

bombay potatoes

This is a really easy, delicious side dish that can be whipped up in no time. We leave the skin on the potatoes to give a bit of extra goodness and the potatoes are really lifted by the addition of thinly sliced red onion and fresh tomatoes. By boiling the cut potatoes first with tumeric in the water, the potatoes ...

Pilau rice

Pilaf or pilau is a rice dish, or in some regions, a wheat dish, whose recipe usually involves cooking in stock or broth, adding spices, and other ingredients such as vegetables or meat, and employing some technique for achieving cooked grains that do not adhere   ...

The dictionary definition of ‘curry’ is a dish, originally from South Asia, consisting of meat or vegetables cooked in a spicy sauce. Although this is technically correct, our understanding of the dish ‘curry’ and the wide range of cuisines this can encompass has broadened so much over the last 40 years. Growing up in the UK in the 1980’s, our first ...

Nariyal Chicken Curry

The original recipe for this curry is from the fabulous chef Hari Ghotra who is our go-to for all Indian recipes. This recipe is a bit different as it’s a hybrid curry, with the spice base common in Northern Indian curries and the creamy coconut flavours of Southern Indian curries. We have adapted the recipe a little and it always makes ...

What springs to mind when you think about Indian food? Tandoori, Tikka, Vindaloo and other famous dishes? There is so much more to Indian cooking. With so many exotic ingredients and spice combinations, it can be very easy to feel intimidated by Indian food – especially when you are trying to re-create your favourite dishes at home. Indian food is ...

Flatbreads are very easy to make and are perfect for dipping in that Indian curry you have just made or for making a Turkish shawarma type wrap (delicious with falafel). By making your own flatbreads, you know exactly what has gone into them and know they are allergy-safe and wholesome. ...

Kadai chicken, another Indian favourite of ours. A very aromatic and tasty tomato based sauce with a nice balance between meat and veg. ...

Chicken Tikka Masala – another Indian favourite, a lovely combination of spices in a typical tomato based masala Indian sauce. Moreish and delicious served with rice and naan or a chapati. ...

Simply potatoes and cauliflower in a masala curry sauce. We learnt to make this on a cookery course in Kerala, Southern India. Perfect served with fluffy rice from your Zojirushi and with a chapati or nan to soak up the sauce. ...