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Perfect Kathiyawadi Undhiyu

When it comes to Gujarati specialities, no dish is more celebrated than this Perfect Kathiyawadi Undhiyu. A legendary dish of seasonal, and often stuffed vegetables, traditionally cooked upside down in an earthenware pot. The name undhiyu comes from the word ‘undhu’ which actually means upside down! You might be happy to hear that for ease …

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Crispy Chilli Oil Aubergine

Crispy Chilli Oil Aubergine is a fragrant chilli crisp stir fry with tempura aubergines and homemade chilli oil. This Indo-Chinese dish is a flavour explosion, so serve it with plain, steamed Jasmine rice or noodles. It’s delicious as a starter, main or alongside other dishes. This recipe is: Vegan Soy free Nut free (depending on …

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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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Mushroom & Black Chickpea Rogan Josh

Try this Mushroom & Black Chickpea Rogan Josh; a hearty vegetarian take on Kashmiri Rogan Josh, which is usually made with mutton or lamb. My recipe uses juicy mushrooms and protein-rich black chickpeas for an aromatic curry that pairs beautifully with rice. Kashmir’s snow-capped mountains, deep valleys and rolling hills are the ultimate setting for …

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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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Roasted Vegetable & Mascarpone Lasagne

This Roasted Vegetable & Mascarpone Lasagne is the ultimate vegetarian dinner. A hot, gooey and bubbling lasagne fresh from the oven is all I want from a winter comfort meal. Layer up lasagne sheets with a roasted vegetable and soy mince tomato sauce, mascarpone besciamella and melting mozzarella. The crowning glory is yet more cheese, …

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