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Recipes

Kerela chicken stew: Kozhi istew

SERVES 4 One chicken weighing about 1.5 kg/3 lb 5 oz, cut into 8 pieces. Salt 4 tbsp vegetable oil 5 cm/2 in length cinnamon stick 6-7 black peppercorns 2-3 cloves 12 curry leaves 200 g/7 oz shallots,...

Aubergine fritters: Beignets d’aubergine

INGRIDIENTS 2 medium aubergines weighing about 125g/4oz each 80g/3oz vegetarian cheddar cheese, grated 4 tbsp paneer or cottage cheese (or similar vegetarian cheese)  ½ green pepper, seeded and grated  ½ red pepper, seeded and grated  ½...

Stir Fried Garlic Prawns: Lasooni Jhinga

SERVES 4 16 tiger prawns, shelled, de-veined and heads removed ½ tsp salt ½ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp red chilli powder 2 tsp vegetable oil 5-6 fresh green garlic cloves, peeled and finely sliced 1 green...

Naintara Do Pyaz: Stir fried okra with onions

SERVES 4 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 Spanish onion, diced 4 cm long finger of fresh ginger, finely chopped 3-4 green chillies, finely chopped 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced into 1...

Demoiselles De Pondicherry: Scallops in a saffron sauce

SERVES 4 8 king-sized scallops 1 pinch salt  1 ½ tsp curry powder  30 g/1 oz butter  2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped  ½ medium-sized Spanish onion, chopped  5-6 curry leaves  1 pinch ground white pepper  1 pinch...