Shahi paneer that my family loves.
This starter or party nibble tastes even better with a chutney made from yoghurt, crushed mint leaves and chopped green chillies.
This is a great Indian dish for dinner!
Marinate in a simple Asian-inspired sauce, thread onto skewers, then toss on the barbecue. Easy, healthy and delicious!
Fresh tuna steaks are always delicious when barbecued. You can add a little cayenne pepper or minced ginger to the marinade to give it an extra kick.
This dish has a mild ginger flavour that can be adjusted according to taste. Works well with tofu. Serve over steamed jasmine rice.
This is an authentic comforting, cure-all soup from Korea. It is spicy and fresh, and easy to make once you have all the ingredients! You will have to visit your local Asian shop for some of the ingredients. Vegetarians may substitute vegetable stock for the beef.
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.
Soy sauce and ginger bring a taste of the Orient to a simple fish dish, accompanied by sesame-flavoured Chinese cabbage. Try serving with fragrant Thai rice.
Oriental vegetables with chilli is a deliciously different dish.
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!
Toss tofu pieces in a Chinese-style baste, then roast until deliciously browned and flavoursome. Serve with an assortment of stir-fry vegetables and rice or noodles. Delicious!
Little rice and sesame pancakes make an unusual topping for a crunchy salad of walnuts, marinated red cabbage and Chinese salad leaves – all brought together with a refreshing orange dressing. 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.
Literally meaning "pepper water", mulligatawny soup is an Anglo-Indian invention. It was created by servants to the Raj, who demanded a soup course from a culture that had never produced one. You can make this soup a day ahead and add diced chicken for a hearty meal.
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.
These savoury fritters are made with split pea flour and a blend of mild spices. An East Indian snack that goes well with mango chutney!