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veg curry in silver dish

Make this easy Okra Curry to tantalise everyones tastebuds


Okra Curry Curry is one of those foods which I thought was only for buying from a take-away or restaurant. When a few of my Bengali friends explained their cooking methods to me, I decided to experiment and ever since then, I use curry as a quick and easy dish! You can use a blended spice mix for this (curry,…

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Bowl of beetroot curry with raita

Beetroot, Chickpea & Spinach Curry


Beetroot, Chickpea & Spinach Curry This is seasonal. Very colourful. It is mightily tasty. Although this beetroot, chickpea and spinach curry may be ingredients you’ve not thought to combine before, you really should! The recipe This recipe uses fresh raw beetroot so you can take advantage of your homegrown beets! Of course, you can use beetroot from the market or…

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Chickpea curry in a bowl with baked potato, salad and yogurt

Easiest chickpea curry ever!


Easiest chickpea curry ever! Oh my gosh, this really is the easiest chickpea curry ever! If you ever told me that curry could be made so easily, I really would not have believed you! This recipe was created from my laziness and the want for something warming, comforting and nutritious. If you can open some tins, measure spices, chop an…

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Chana Saag Dal


I used to think that I could only have Indian style food from a take-away! I thought it was much too difficult and time consuming to make my own dals! Okay, so you do need a bit of time, but you can easily make a dal without too much effort – once you know how! If you’re not au fait…

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Vegetable Curry with Marrow


Marrow! Not something I have ever relished eating! But then… I have never made it into curry before! 😛 Recently we bought a secondhand greenhouse and would you believe it, it came with a massive marrow (and a couple of courgettes and cucumbers!) 🙂 Now, last year we had a marrow plant on the allotment, but of the one vegetable…

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Lentil Daal


How can something so simple be so tasty! 🙂 This is red split lentils, spiced up to a delicious warming fragrant bowl of daal! We made this as part of a meal to eat with courgette & okra curry, samosas, brown lentil & spinach curry and of course rice, poppadoms and raita. This daal was my favourite! I love daal…

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Cauliflower, Chickpea & Potato Curry


This is definitely something for this colder weather! Bold and flavoursome spicy curry packed with protein and goodness! I believe this is Slimming World friendly too so there’s no excuses not to make it! 😀 It is most certainly chilly here today! The ground was frozen this morning and the temperature still hasn’t got above zero degrees! It is cold!…

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Who wants warming spicy lentil daal… ?


Daal! dal, dhal or maybe dahl! Whichever way you write it, it’s the same warming, spicy delicious bowl of goodness which can be used as a main, or a side, eaten with rice, with bread, or just on its own! As I have several really good friends who are Bengali (or married to Bengali’s) I have had more than my…

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Dish or chickpea, potato and spinach curry with salad and raita sides

Fragrant Vegetable Curry


Fragrant Vegetable Curry Curry conjures up all sorts of images depending who you are, where you’re from, what your local takeaway serves and whether or not you are fortunate enough to have friends who have been taught by their parents how to make the best tasting curries using fresh spices! I think I’ve always liked the actual taste of curry,…

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