Given it is Easter weekend, I thought I would show you something you can make with any leftover dregs of mint sauce, the kind that you get in jars and is traditionally served alongside a good old English roast lamb lunch!
You will recognise this as the familiar chutney you are used to seeing accompany your poppadoms (which we call papads) in Indian restaurants. You can make it with fresh mint leaves too but this speedy version is highly popular and ubiquitous in both restaurants and homes alike.
It literally takes seconds to make, as all you do is stir. It looks very authentic served in little bowls, but little will people know how quickly you knocked it together! Continue reading
This March weather with its broad streaks of sunshine but nippy winds are making me instictively want lighter, brighter flavours but also a touch of comfort. These fit the bill perfectly and are a firm favouite. They are also a great example of how not every Indian dish is smothered in sauce…
Whole juicy peppers, sometimes in a gem-like array of colours, are gently blistered on the outside to give a smoky char and filled with a piquant, silky mash that is just bursting with the flavours of ground pomegranate, cumin, chilli, ginger and coriander. The tartness of the filling contrasts perfectly with the blushing sweetness of the peppers… Continue reading
No one gets as excited about cauliflower season as Indians, but that’s because we know how to make utterly scrumptious gobi di sabji out of them.
Banish any memories you have of this vegetable as soggy, malodorous and bland from school dinners, and embrace this delicious dish, a real Punjabi home classic, where the delicate sweetness of the cauliflower is enhanced by a whisper of subtle, earthy spices… Continue reading
This dhal is an absolute favourite and like a warm, cozy blanket of a dish, perfect for chilly nights… Continue reading
The seeds of Grokker were sown in 2012 when CEO and Founder, Lorna Borenstein, a retired internet executive, avid yogini and home chef, was on vacation with her husband and three children… Continue reading