Shahi paneer that my family loves.
Here's a quick version of the popular Indian samosas, baked rather than deep-fried for a healthy, light result. The crisp filo pastry parcels contain a curry-spiced vegetable filling, and they are served hot from the oven with a fresh mango and ginger salsa to make a scrumptious starter or light snack.
This lightly curried rice dish makes a simple yet satisfying vegetarian meal, with the chickpeas providing valuable protein. Serve with a yoghurt raita and mango chutney. A fresh, green, baby spinach leaf salad would also make a good accompaniment.
A colourful vegetable curry makes a perfect filling for a stack of delicately spiced pancakes and provides your five-a-day in one meal.
A colourful mixture of rice and flavourings makes a perfect background to any curry.
Warm spices, creamy coconut milk, fresh tomatoes and courgettes combine to make this classic lentil dish that's ready to go in minutes. Serve with Indian breads and thick, plain yoghurt. Delicious!
This quick curry is one of my stand-bys for busy nights. The curry paste is flavoured with cumin, cloves, cinnamon and red chillies, and can be made easily in a food processor.
This is a simple and easy recipe using potatoes and cauliflower. Serve this dish with Indian breads such as thin rotis or naan - even pitta bread will do! Garnish with coriander if you'd like.
This simple recipe combines the traditional Indian flavours of aubergine, tomatoes, onions and coriander. This is excellent served with rice and dal.
This is a very popular recipe in India, liked by almost everyone. You may have to go to a nearby Indian shop to get the 'Pav Bhaji Masala' that is the special spice to bring the flavour. Pav is actually the buns. Bhaji is the vegetables cooked with spice.
Keep a can of versatile baked beans in the cupboard for this pleasantly filling, spicy dish.
It's simply yummy - this is an Indian aubergine recipe. I am sure you'll love it.
Stuffed parathas make a nice addition to the dinner table, or a fab lunch on the go.
Bhaji is a fry, so do not add water and you will really enjoy the drier variety of an Indian curry. Great with breads like naan or paratha, or with rice and dal.
A vegetarian delight that is a brilliant side to any curry, though it does perfectly well on its own!
When we were kids, whenever my parents went out to an adults only party, my mother used to ask us what we wanted for dinner at home. 99% of the time, our choice was pooris and shahi paneer. My mother was always nice enough to oblige. Here is the recipe. It is quite rich and hence a nice treat.
This is one of my favourite ways to eat beetroot. The colour is so vibrant. The sweetness of the beetroot works great with potatoes and the spices. This is an Andhra style dry koora, so eat with rice and ghee.
This is a very simple yet delicious sabji. I love eating this with some rasam and rice on the side. You can use other vegetables such as plaintains or sweet potatoes too. Serve over rice.
This is a typical Punjabi rajma recipe that is enjoyed by all! Serve with rice or naan. It also goes very well with your favourite chicken or lamb curry.
This is a super-tasty vegetarian curry dish, made with lentils. They are spiced with turmeric, cumin, mustard seeds and paprika. Serve alongside rice and naan bread, if desired.