Cheddar Cheese Soup

February 10, 2012 A warming dish for winter lunch or supper and can be ready in minutes.  Serve with fresh crust bread or granary bread for a hearty meal. Ingredients 4 Cups Chicken stock 5 Tablespoons Butter 4 Tablespoons Flour 2 Carrots, peeled and diced 4 Spring onions, diced 6 Ounces Grated cheddar cheese 2 Sprigs parsley, chopped {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Chicken Biryani

November 25, 2011 Chicken Biryani is a great one pot dish this recipe is for chicken but you can use lamb or beef this is an authentic Indian recipe but you can substitute all the spices with curry paste (4 to 5 tablespoons) Ingredients 1kg chicken breast or thigh fillerts cut into 2″ pieces 4 large onions thinly {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Kheer Indian Rice Pudding

October 28, 2011 One of the most popular Indian desserts is rice pudding or Kheer and is often prepared for festivals and special occasions.   Ingredients ½ cup rice 5 cups milk 8 tbsp sugar 4 cardamoms raisins, nuts to decorate Method Rinse the rice and place it into a saucepan with half of the milk and stir it well {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Indian Chicken Curry

Indian Chicken Curry this is a very easy and quick to make recipe but still gives all the flavours of a traditional Indian curry. Ingredients 2 lb. chicken cut into bite sized chunks ¼ tsp. garlic powder ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. ground cloves ½ tsp. ground ginger ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tbsp {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Naan Bread

Indian Naan Bread an easy to make bread which can be served with curries and soups such as dhal (Lentil Soup).  This recipe has added garlic but you can also add minced onion if you wish.  You can freeze this bread. Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 1 cup warm water 1/4 cup {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup (dahl) is cheap to make and is delicious and is an everyday recipe in Indian homes.   This is a good dish for vegetarians.  You can serve this soup with rice or naan bread. Ingredients ½ cup, rinsed Split lentils 1 tablesp Olive oil 1 medium Onions, chopped 2 cloves Garlic 1 small {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}