Category: Curries

Mushroom and Capsicum Curry

I had this curry for the first time from a friend’s lunch box. I don’t know how her help made it but I have my own version. Ingredients: 1 cup button mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup onion, sliced 1/2 cup sliced green capsicum Salt to taste Paprika to taste 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground…

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Tandoori Baby Corn

My daughter likes baby corn a lot. When we stopped at services for lunch during our last vacation, she took all the baby corn pieces from my brother’s sweet and spicy baby corn curry. This version is more Indian and is super easy to make. I used a hot pan to shallow fry baby corn.…

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Okra Fingers

Okra is my favourite vegetable. When I was new to UK, I was too sad that okra isn’t that abundantly available like how it is back home in India. Okra is available once in a while in tesco and when I see it, I immediately buy it. That said, my daughter hates okra. I tried…

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Spicy Black-Eyed Beans Salad

We South Indians make a spicy curry or “sundal” with legumes. Black eyed beans curry used to be something that I’ve always loved! I usually make it with simple curry powder or make the masala version that I learnt from my friends in Pune. I buy dried beans, soak them in water for a couple…

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Green Bell Pepper Curry

My daughter initially hated green bell pepper. I made peace with the fact that okay it’s a vegetable she doesn’t like and she will eat it one fine day. Never thought that “one fine day” would come so soon. Last month I made this curry for some friends who came home for lunch. She loved…

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Roasted Aubergine Curry

Back in India, we call this “Baingan Bhartha”. Traditionally, aubergine is roasted on the stove until it turns black and soft. In my home in UK, I have hot plate so roasting on stove is out of scope. You can either roast it in oven or in microwave if you don’t have enough time. I…

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