Fish Curry (Bengali style macher jhol)

As a Bengali, fish is something that I can almost eat daily. However, we as a community eat only river fish as they are easily available and sweeter in taste. This is very different to the fish eaten in western and southern India where they eat mostly coastal fishes. Since I moved to the UK,…

Vegetable pancake

Yesterday was creation day and I had a spring in my step. I got back home from work and said to my husband.. I will be creating today. While I had a rough idea of what it will be it only comes into life once I am in the kitchen. As I don’t eat wheat…

Lamb mince masala with aubergines

In our household I am only one who eats lamb, in India though we eat goat meat. ┬áThe Sunday goat curry or Mangshor Jhol (in my native language) was a family favourite. I love to cook lamb whenever possible as its gives a nice break from the chicken everyday. Don’t get me wrong, chicken is…

Green egg masala

If you are a regular to my blog, you would know by now that eggs are one of my favourite ingredient. I make so many different things with eggs that I just love how it adapts to different cuisines and different ingredients. Egg curries are so easy to make and they can be made any…

Spring Risotto with seasonal vegetables

It’s officially spring in the northern hemisphere! Being a cook I always look for seasonal produce and this recipe is a testimony to that. This risotto uses asparagus and peas which are seasonal in the UK during this time of the year. With supermarkets selling everything available round the year its sometimes difficult to identify…

Pepper lamb masala with tomato rice – Meal idea

If there is a day that you are willing to work in the kitchen for something rich, indulging and delicious, this is the recipe for you. I am jotting down the complete recipe but you can try them on its own or pair them individually with other food. Cook this to impress your loved one…

Spinach n peas stir fry – 30 minute recipe

When you are an experimental cook you must be prepared for something exceptional – in a good or not so good way. This weekend I tried a simple experiment with this stir fry and it came out pretty well. So here I am sharing it with you. If you have washed spinach and fried onions…

Egg omelette masala – 30 minute meal

When you come back home after a busy day, most of us struggle to get into the kitchen to cook! This quick omelette curry is something that you can cook in 30 minutes. Serve it with rice/roti or quinoa. What you will need (for 2 people): 3 eggs, 1 medium size potato cut into thin…