Chana Magaj

Celebrating heritage month by celebrating my Indian heritage, and that wouldn’t be complete without me sharing this delicious chana magaj recipe with you.Chana magaj is a delectable Indian fudge made from chickpea flour, ghee, ground pistachios, freshly ground elachi (cardamom) and icing sugar. Everyone I’ve offered this fudge to claims it’s the best they’ve everContinue reading “Chana Magaj”

Durban Mutton Curry

Kicking off heritage month with a South African favourite, the Bunny Chow. Filled of course with a steaming hot, spicy Durban mutton curry served with the traditional vinegar carrot salad. I’m pleased to say this is one of the first dishes I’ve ever cooked and even though it’s been a few years this is stillContinue reading “Durban Mutton Curry”

Oxtail Kalya

Kalya is a spicy Mauritian dish, made with chicken or beef, creamy yogurt and freshly ground spices. Hey everyone! I’ve been quite busy lately, taking a break from social media and taking care of the kiddos who are both sick! Luckily my son is recovering but my daughter on the other hand is refusing toContinue reading “Oxtail Kalya”

Chicken Tikka Kebabs

I’ve been posting a lot of my favourite chicken recipes recently, butter chicken, tikka masala, korma curry, roast and soup and with that I’ll be adding one more to the list. Chicken Tikka kebabs, they’re so easy to make and they taste incredible! I like marinating mine the night before but you could also makeContinue reading “Chicken Tikka Kebabs”

Chicken Korma

This beautiful korma curry is the perfect meal to serve at the dinner table this winter. Creamy, aromatic and perfect served with basmati rice or naan bread. Slightly milder than a Durban chicken curry but boy oh boy what it lacks in spiciness it makes up in flavour. The chicken is cooked in double creamContinue reading “Chicken Korma”

Cheese and Sweetcorn Samoosa pie

Winter is all about comfort food in my home, hearty stews, dumplings, curries and roasts. I’m salivating at the thought! Snacking is also a pretty big deal and one of my kids favourite snacks are samoosas or as my 3 year old says moosas 😂. I love making samoosas but actually making the pur (samoosaContinue reading “Cheese and Sweetcorn Samoosa pie”

Soji Halwa

Happy Fathers day weekend! Fathers day at our home is spent pretty relaxed, with the whole family outside around the braai, my husband says I’m an expert braai master – he isn’t wrong. The best gift you could give a Dad on fathers day is a full stomach of incredible food, and whether he’s aContinue reading “Soji Halwa”

Aloo Tikki

Crispy and delicious aloo tikki is a new favourite of mine. These spicy patties are the perfect snack and they make a great vegan burger patty alternative. I am currently binge watching Street Food on Netflix and after watching the Indian Street food episode I had to try these out for myself. Now I can’tContinue reading “Aloo Tikki”

Chicken tikka masala

When I first moved up to Johannesburg in 2011 the one thing I always craved was a good plate of Indian food like my grandmoms. Back then I couldn’t cook to save my life so I opted to live of boxed chicken schnitzels and 2 minute noodles, tragic I know! I looked forward to everyContinue reading “Chicken tikka masala”

Spicy Pork Vindaloo

Pork vindaloo is a traditional Goan-Portuguese dish which is flavored with garlic, vinegar and chilli – loads of it! It’s both spicy and tangy at the same time and is sure to leave your taste-buds tingling for more. I made this dish as a main course entry for the Drum Magazine Food Ambassador competition whereContinue reading “Spicy Pork Vindaloo”