Indian feast #7

Indian Feast #7 for 2

Another homemade Indian Feast for 2. Made my own Madras Curry Beef Paste. I also made the pancakes and spiced rice and mint chutney. The rest of the meal was using bought items found in supermarkets.
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Cook with hubby

Kealan curry fish with mixed veg and rice

Taylors spice keralan curry packet

Basa fillet





and cooked rice

Keralan curry fish


Indian feast #5

Another indian feast. Some different sides and a drink.

Indian Feast #5











Indian Lemon Mint Juice







Lemon mint drink

2Lemons squeezed

handful Mint fresh from garden

1Tb Brown or raw sugar


Place in saucepan and lightly boil(Taste and adjust sweetness if too tart) then cool and serve cold in chilled glass



Cook basmati Rice by absorption method 10 min in microwave with Saffron then add crushed nuts and seeds. Garnish with Saffron threads



Kachumber Side Salad : (1/4 cucumber, 6 cherry tomatoes halved,3 slices  red onion, 1/2 lime juiced, 1tsp garam masala, 1tsp cumin, Light pinch sea-salt- Cut all roughly same size pieces, juice the lime with hand  juicer and combine in s bowl and serve in tappas plate

Homemade Garlic Naan Bread (Pinterest post recipe)

Beet & Mint Chutney



Pete Evans Simmer Sauce Butter Chicken with Chicken Breast Fillets

Kachumber side salad )

Garlic Naan Bread leftovers from feast  2

Leftover Beet & Mint  Chutney from feast 2 – garnish fresh coriander from herb pot

Butter Chicken leftover – garnish fresh coriander from herb pot

Indian Saffron Basmati Rice (see recipe above)

This entry was posted on June 1, 2018, in Indian.

Indian Feast #4 Leftovers


Combined feast one and two leftovers for a 3rd dinner.

Butter Chicken, Burrah Chicken, Homemade Naan, Beetroot Chutney, Raita, Pappadums.

See Recipes on earlier posts under Indian Feast 1 and Indian Feast 2

This entry was posted on May 27, 2018, in Indian.

Indian feast #3

My 2nd Indian feast this week. Some new recipes i have never tried.

Indian feast #3











Peter Evans Paleo Simmer Sauce Butter Chicken with crushed organic tomatoes




Homemade http://Palak Aloo Tikki



With my own beetroot & mint relish (blitz 1 beetroot sliced, 1tb mint sauce, 1tb raw c coconut milk) garnish fresh mint


Homemade Garlic Coriander Nann pinterest recipe




Coconut basmati rice pouch with added raw c coconut milk garnish fresh coriander from my garden



Homemade Raita

Homemade raita (organic Greek yogurt,  lemon juice, cumin, garlic paste, peeled and seeded cucumber diced, garnish with sweet smoked paprika)

This entry was posted on May 26, 2018, in Indian.

Indian Feast #2

I have bought ingredients to do a few different Indian feasts at home. Tonight is #1 and hubby helped with cooking the Cauliflower dish.

Indian Feast #1

Indian Feast #1 with Pappadums, Mango Chutney and homemade Mint Chutney, Cauliflower & Tomato Side dish, Barrah Chicken













Recipes :

Barb’s Barrah Chicken:  Serves 4

1/2 BBQ Chicken Pulled off the bone

1tsp Garlic Minced

1 Lemon Juiced

1tsp Garam Masala

1tsp Ginger thinly cut

1 light twist black pepper

1tsp Smoked Sweet paprika

1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder

1/2 Cup Organic Yogurt

1/2 Onion Sliced

2 Green Chili fresh from garden

1 Handful Fresh Coriander.



Pull chicken off carcass.

Place all ingredients into a sealed container and mix well.

Keep turning chicken in marinade to coat evenly.

I marinated mine overnight to develop flavours.

On the  night of cooking prep all the other dishes first then reheat chicken last in frypan until heated through on medium. If it starts to stick add a tb water and scrape pan juices back into the chicken.











Andrew’s Cauliflower & Tomato Dish  serves 2

1/4 Fresh Cauliflower

1/2 Onion Sliced

1 Clove garlic minced

1/2cm ginger peeled and sliced

1 tsp butter

1/2 tsp Fresh Tumeric grated

1/2Tb Ground Coriander Seed

1/2 tsp Raw Sugar

1/2tsp Cardamom ground

1/2 Cup Organic yogurt

6 yellow cherry tomatoes halved



Steam the cauliflower florets in microwave for 6 minutes on high in microwave steamer

Add to pan remaining ingredients and stir until mixed through and add cauliflower.

Simmer on low until chicken is ready


Barb’s Homemade Mint Chutney








Barb’s Homemade Mint Chutney 

1/2 Cup Organic Yogurt

1 handful fresh mint chopped

1 handful fresh coriander, chopped

1/2 lime juiced

1/2 long green chili diced

1/2 tsp ginger minced

1/2 tsp garlic minced

1tsp ground coriander seed

1/4 tsp. raw sugar


Mix all together in bowl (*I don’t have a blender so I couldn’t blend it)

then serve in ramekin.


Patak’s Mango Chutney






Serve with : 

Mango Chutney from jar pre-bought serve 1 1/2 tsp per person in small ramekin

1/4 packet pappadums pre-bought in ramekin per person



This entry was posted on May 24, 2018, in Indian.