Delicious Aubergine Curry (Vegetarian Indian Eggplant Curry)

Eggplant curry

The most common aubergine curry is probably Baingan Bharta, which is a dish from the Punjab region of India and Pakistan were the aubergine (eggplant) is minced before cooking. I had bought some small Indian eggplants the other day at the grocery store and wanted to make a dish that kept them more whole and …

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Chicken Jalfrezi – A curry from Leftovers

Chicken Jalfrezi

A firm favourite in British Indian Restaurants is the Chicken Jalfrezi. It is so popular that a few years ago according to a poll run by Chaat, the British Curry Club magazine, Jalfrezi now seems to challenge Chicken Tikka Masla as the new king of curries.  Tastes are changing with people now wanting more flavour …

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How to make naan bread at home

Garlic and coriander naan bread

Naan bread is a type of flat bread from Persia and Indian that is a great accompaniment to curry. Indian restaurant naan bread is amazing, but that is partly due to the fact that most of them use a tandoor oven for cooking them which creates an amazing char, but still has a soft and perfectly cooked …

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What? Madras is not an authentic Indian curry

Madras Curry

Madras is another example of a curry that is unknown in Indian. It gets its name from the city of Madras (now Chennai) in the South of Indian, but it was name used by the British from when they arrived in 1604, to describe all dishes in the region around the city. In his 1903 …

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The secret to making Restaurant Style Curry at home

Curry Powder Substitute

For years I tried to re-create Indian restaurant curries at home, but they never quite tasted the same. Like most novice curry enthusiasts I started with pre-made curry powders, pastes and then moved onto making my own spice mixtures. I trawled endless curry recipe books, but I still wasn’t happy with my results. The curries …

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