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Perfect Handvo (Gujarati Lentil Cake)

The most Perfect Handvo (Gujarati Lentil Cake) recipe. Gujarati Handvo is a golden, fermented rice and lentil cake with vegetables. Some Gujaratis call this delicious tea-time snack Ondhwo. This recipe for Handvo is one I make from scratch, using whole, soaked lentils and rice. No packet mix or handvo flour necessary. What is Handvo? The …

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Jalfrezi Fries

Hot and spicy Indian masala fries in restaurant-style Jalfrezi sauce. Big flavours! These masala chips make for an amazing starter or side dish for fries lovers. I like to call them ‘Jalfries-i’! Make a tasty restaurant-style Jalfrezi sauce with onions, peppers and spices, then toss in freshly-cooked fries for a delicious meal. Enjoy these flavour-packed …

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Golden Air Fryer Samosas

Here’s a delicious recipe for the crispiest, Golden Air Fryer Samosas. You won’t believe these lightly-spiced, vegetable parcels aren’t deep fried! They’re vegan-friendly too. Each samosa is contains a mixture of vegetables, including potatoes, peas, carrots, corn and onions. There’s no need to deep fry then, just air fry to golden perfection. Follow my tips …

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Sri Lankan-Style Potato Wedges

XXL Sri Lankan-Style Potato Wedges with a crispy spice and rice coating. Serve these vegan, curry leaf-topped potato wedges with your favourite dips. A fast and easy side dish to serve alongside your favourite burgers, pasta dishes and pizza. What’s in the Sri Lankan-style spice mix? The whole affair of making your own Sri Lankan …

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Crispy Paneer & Grilled Nectarine Salad

Crispy Paneer & Grilled Nectarine Salad is a fresh vegetarian meal or side. The baked Masala Paneer is amazing with juicy grilled nectarines, leafy greens and pearls of fried boondi. If you’re after a sharing platter worthy of your Instagram grid, this is the salad for you. I use my Homemade Masala Paneer recipe to …

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Palak Patta Chaat (Crispy Spinach Chaat)

Palak Patta Chaat (Crispy Spinach Chaat) is an Indian street food & easy vegan & gluten-free appetizer. Spinach leaves with a monsoon of Mumbai chaat faves. Masala yoghurt, red, green and tamarind chutneys, onions, tomatoes and crunchy sev are all crowd-pleasing toppings. These snack-tastic fried spinach leaves get more addictive with every bite! If you’re …

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