Homemade Marshmallows

Marshmallows Ingredients21 g gelatin1 cup water, divided300 g (1 1/2 cups) white sugar310 g (1 cup) glucose1/2 tsp salt1 tbsp vanilla bean pasteIcing sugar MethodCombine the gelatin and 1/2 cup of water in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment and set aside. Combine the sugar, glucose, salt, and the remaining […]

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Chicken Biryani

Chicken Breyani Ingredients For the chicken: 3 whole green cardamom (elachi) pods 2 cinnamon sticks 2 bay leaves ½ tsp black peppercorns 3 cloves Vegetable oil 1½ kg Woolworths chicken thighs and drumstick pieces, skinned 2 sprigs curry leaves 1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste 2 tablespoons Woolworths Breyani spice mix 4 tsp chilli powder […]

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Chana Magaj Cake

Chana Magaj Masala Chai Spiced Cake Ingredients For chana magaj 500 g Woolworths chickpea flour 500 g Woolworths ghee 500 g Woolworths icing sugar 275 g full cream milk powder 2 teaspoons ground cardamom 100 g roasted pistachios, ground For Masala Chai Spiced Cake 250g Woolworths cake flour, sifted ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 […]

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Gulab Jamun

Gulab jamun is an Indian doughnut that’s soaked in spiced syrup and then dusted in coconut – I have probably made a thousand of these in my life and I still can’t get enough of these delicious morsels. I love that my Gran served this Indian sweet meat to her guests at Diwali, she passed […]

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Naan Khatai

Naan Khatai Ingredients227 g Ghee165 g Castor Sugar2 tbsp semolina325 g Cake Flour plus 2 tbsp extra1 tsp baking powder1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda2 tsp cardamom powderRaw Almonds, to decorate MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C. Prepare a baking tray with baking paper and set it aside.Combine the ghee and the sugar and cream with a […]

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Ghee

Ghee Ingredients500g unsalted butter MethodPlace butter in a medium-sized pan and allow to melt over medium-low heat. Tip** Allow simmering for 15 minutes in total. At around 5-6 minutes you will notice the melted butter will start to foam. By 10 minutes most of the foam should be gone. The ghee is ready once all […]

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Kofta Style Beef Cheese Burgers

Kofta Style Beef Cheese Burgers IngredientsFor the patty500 g beef mince,1 onion, grated2 tsp ginger and garlic paste1/4 cup breadcrumbs1/2 cup fresh coriander, chopped2.5 tsp cumin powder2.5 tsp coriander powder2.5 tsp smoked paprika2 tsp cinnamon powder2 tsp Rajah Mild Masala1 1/2 tsp salt1/2 black pepperOlive oil, for frying4 slices of mature cheddar cheese For the […]

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Lamb Biryani

Lamb Biryani IngredientsFor the lamb:3 whole green cardamom (elachi) pods2 cinnamon sticks2 bay leaves½ tsp black peppercorns3 cloves3 onions, finely slicedVegetable oil1½ kg lamb pieces2 sprigs curry leaves1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste4 tsp chilli powder1 tsp dhania (coriander) powder1 tsp jeera (cumin) powder1 tsp turmeric powder3 green chillies, ground3 green chillies, whole400 g jam […]

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Soji Balls

Soji Balls Ingredients165 g semolina110 g nibbed almonds80 g desiccated coconut200 g milk powder2 tsp cardamom (elachi) powder¼ tsp nutmeg100 g ghee, melted1 can condensed milkSesame seeds, toasted, for serving (optional)Desiccated coconut, toasted, for serving (optional) MethodToast the semolina, nibbed almonds and desiccated coconut for 10 minutes until fragrant. Remove from the heat and add […]

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Poli

Poli IngredientsFor the filling:80 g desiccated or fresh coconut30 x 30 g sesame seeds3 T butter135 g semolina160 g castor sugar1 t cardamom (elachi) powder For the pastry:390 g cake flour150 g cold butter, cubedCold water½ t fine saltoil, for frying MethodPlace the coconut and sesame seeds in a saucepan on medium-low heat, and lightly […]

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