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  • Chicken tikka masala

    Chicken tikka masala

    Serves 6 Cooks In1H 40M plus marinating DifficultyShowing off! Ingredients 1 level teaspoon ground cloves 1 level teaspoon ground cumin 2 heaped teaspoons sweet smoked paprika 2 heaped teaspoons garam masala 3 lemons 6 cloves of garlic 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger 6 heaped tablespoons natural yoghurt 800 g skinless boneless chicken breasts 3 fresh green or yellow chillies For the sauce: 2 onions 4 cloves of garlic 1–2 fresh red chillies 30 g fresh coriander olive oil 1 level tablespoon ground coriander 2 level teaspoons turmeric 6 tablespoons ground almonds 2 x 400 g tins of plum tomatoes 1 chicken stock cube 2 x 400 g tins of light coconut milk For the paratha breads (optional): 300 g wholemeal bread flour 300 g plain flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 400 ml semi-skimmed…

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  • Amazing Samosas

    Amazing Samosas

    For making delicious samosas, the following things are required For the crust: 1 cup all purpose flour( Maida precisely) Water to Knead dough 2 tablespoons of oil(refined oil preferred) Salt ( as per the taste) 1/4th teaspoon Ajwain( also known as Bishop’s weeds) For the stuffing: 4 mashed boiled potatoes Boiled green peas 1-2 finely chopped green chilies ½ tsp crushed ginger 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves ½ teaspoon Garam masala Salt to taste ¼ to ½ teaspoon red chili powder Preparing the Samosa: To prepare the crust, Knead the dough using water and oil mixing all other mentioned ingredients Covering it with a moist muslin cloth will keep it soft and moist. Keep it aside for 15 to 20 minutes. To prepare the stuffing: Blend all the ingredients well including…

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  • Spicy prawn curry with quick pilau rice

    Spicy prawn curry with quick pilau rice

    Ingredients 1 small red onion                                  ½ a bunch of fresh coriander 5cm piece of ginger                              ½-1 fresh green chilli olive oil                                                   1 teaspoon mustard seeds ½ teaspoon turmeric                          4 dried curry leaves , optional 2 ripe tomatoes, on the vine 200 g raw king prawns , shells on, from sustainable sources 100 ml light coconut milk PILAU RICE 1 onion                                                   vegetable oil 1 teaspoon unsalted butter                1 teaspoon cumin…

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