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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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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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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Sweetcorn, Spinach and Feta Lagan

Sweetcorn, Spinach and Feta Lagan Ingredients210 g double-cream yoghurt410 g can cream-style corn250 g frozen sweetcorn3 garlic cloves, minced3 green chillies, finely chopped½ cup milk1 medium onion, finely diced½ cup vegetable oil92 g chickpea (besan) flour12 g cake flour40 g semolina50 g maize meal1 t baking powder1 t salt200 g baby spinach, finely chopped30 g […]

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Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala Ingredients50 g Tikka masala paste2 tbsp plain yoghurt400 g paneer cubes1 green bell pepper, diced4 tbsp Vegetable oil, for frying1 onion, finely chopped2 tsp ginger and garlic paste2 tbsp curry powder400 g Roma tomatoes, chopped2 tsp tomato purée1 cup double cream30g butterSalt, to tasteHandful coriander, choppedcooked basmati rice and naan bread to […]

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Soji Balls

Ingredients 165 g semolina110 g nibbed almonds80 g desiccated coconut200 g milk powder2 t cardamom (elachi) powder¼ t nutmeg100 g ghee, melted1 can condensed milkSesame seeds, toasted, for serving (optional)Desiccated coconut, toasted, for serving (optional) Method 1. Toast the semolina, nibbed almonds and desiccated coconut for 10 minutes until fragrant. 2. Remove from the heat […]

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Tamarind Chutney

What is Diwali without a platter of delicious savouries? This sweet and tart chutney is every savoury platters best friend, it pairs well with samoosas, spring rolls, and chilli bites. Tamarind Chutney Recipe: Ingredients: 2 cups of water, plus an additional 1/2 cup 50g tamarind paste 90g jaggery, substitute with dark brown sugar 100g dates, […]

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