Bandhakopir Dalna

Ingredients 1.  Bandhakopi or Cabbage (1 large chopped) 2.  Potatoes (3 potatoes medium pcs) 3.  Onions (2 cups sliced) 4.  Tomatoes (2 medium chopped) 5.  Garlic (5-6 cloves) 6.  Ginger (1/3 inch slice) 7.  Green Peas (1/2 cup) 8.  Whole Jeera (1 tspn) 9.  Jeerey or Cumin Powder (1 tspn) 10. Dhoney or Coriander Powder (1 tbl spn) 11. Fresh Green Chilli (3-5 pcs) 12. Bayleaf … Continue reading Bandhakopir Dalna

Ultimate Kedgeree

Ingredients For the crisp onions 2 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil 2medium onions , halved and very thinly sliced For the kedgeree 350g undyed smoked haddock 175g lightly smoked salmon fillet 1 dried red chilli (Angela used Kashmiri) ½ full-fat milk 3 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil 1medium onion , chopped about 14 fresh or freeze-dried curry leaves 4 cardamom pods , split 1 cinnamon stick , broken into pieces 280g basmati rice ½ tsp turmeric 50g butter 2 eggs handful of coriander leaves and some lime wedges, … Continue reading Ultimate Kedgeree

Gujiya

Ingredients For the pastry 275g flour 35g ghee, melted and cooled sunflower oil, for kneading and deep-frying For the filling 1 litre whole milk (we used Jersey milk) 125g caster sugar 200g frozen grated coconut, defrosted 50g blanched almonds, finely chopped 50g raisins ½ tsp ground cardamom ¼ tsp grated nutmeg Method STEP 1 First, make the filling. Pour the milk into a pan set over a medium heat and boil for about 25-30 mins until reduced to a … Continue reading Gujiya

Sabzi

Ingredients 2 tbsp sunflower oil 1 tsp nigella seeds thumb-sized piece ginger , grated 2 garlic cloves , grated 200g pumpkin or butternut squash, peeled and chopped into 1-2cm cubes 200g cabbage , chopped (sweetheart or pointed cabbage works well) 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp chilli flakes 2 tsp lime juice dhal , chutney and rice or roti to serve (optional) Method STEP 1 Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the nigella seeds. … Continue reading Sabzi

Boondi Raita

Ingredients 300g natural yogurt ¼ tsp ground cumin, plus a pinch 60g boondi (available in many Indian supermarkets or online) a few mint leaves, ½ finely chopped, ½ left whole Method STEP 1 Whisk the yogurt with 100ml water until smooth. Whisk in the cumin, ¼ tsp salt and a pinch of ground black pepper. STEP 2 Add the boondi and mix well to combine. Leave to stand for 10 mins or … Continue reading Boondi Raita

Black Chana with Potato

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup dried black chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 1 ½ teaspoons salt, divided ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 quart water 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped, or more to taste 1 (1 inch) piece chopped fresh ginger 3 tablespoons water 3 tablespoons vegetable oil ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds 2 pinches asafoetida powder 4 potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon garam masala … Continue reading Black Chana with Potato

Goan Dodol

Ingredients: 1 cup coconut milk 200 gm grated jaggery 50 gm cashews 200 gm rice flour 50 gm almonds Instructions: Mix rice flour with milk To prepare this delicious dessert, take a large bowl and mix the rice flour with the coconut milk. Make sure the mixture is lump-free. Cook the batter Heat a saucepan over a medium flame and pour flour batter into it. … Continue reading Goan Dodol