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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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Kid-Friendly Chevdo (Chivda)

Kid-Friendly Chevdo (Chivda). My son Bodhi’s favourite mix of kid-friendly puffs, cereals and spices. This recipe is inspired by Chevdo, a classic Indian tea-time snack. No added salt, chilli or whole nuts. Chevdo is a crunchy, savoury Indian snack. In traditional Chevdo (Chivda), we fry every ingredient to golden perfection before we toss them with …

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Perfect Patra (Timpa/Alu Vadi)

Learn how to make Perfect Patra (Timpa/Alu Vadi) with me! Here’s a foolproof step-by-step Patra recipe with pictures and video so you too, can make this Gujarati and Maharashtrian favourite with ease. This is the ultimate guide to homemade Patra. What are Patra? Patra are colocasia leaves we spread, stack, roll, steam and fry. Roll …

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Khaman (Instant Chickpea Flour Dhokla)

Khaman (instant chickpea flour dhokla) is a soft and fluffy steamed chickpea flour cake from Gujarat, western India. This airy, sweet and sour cake is prepared with spices, freshly-grated coconut and coriander leaves. Essential Gujarati Snacking The world of Gujarati farsan, or savoury snacks is as complex as it is vast. 100 varieties of gathia …

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The Best Vegetable Samosas

When I think of Indian snack food, I instantly picture the three-pointed beauty of hot and crispy samosas, a.k.a. The Best Vegetable Samosas. Nothing says fast-casual Indian cooking more than a deep fried, carb-on-carb, potato-stuffed pastry. No two samosas are ever identical in shape and colour — you could say they’re as unique as we …

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