Eggplant with Tomato-Fig Sauce

This is my own personal take on a typical eggplant-tomato dish.  Normally the tomato sauce has sugar added, to give it a sweeter taste, so instead I have made it with dried figs. INGREDIENTS 1 eggplant 2 tomatoes (the oval shaped, Roma variety are always best for cooking) 2 green or dried red chillies 4…

Cashew Nut Curry

This recipes is quick and easy to make, and also no vegetables to cut!  Some of the ingredients are optional extras and can be left out.  You can make the sauce thicker or thinner according to your taste. INGREDIENTS 200 grams roasted cashew nuts 2 Roma tomatoes (other varieties are also fine, but these are…

Beetroot-Potato Cutlets

A special recipe for those of you (like me) who like to complicate life time to time by making stuffed, deep fried items that require around 5 or 6 different pots and bowls….  Or simply, for those of you who have some beetroot in the fridge an don’t quite know what to do with it….

The world’s oldest curry

This, according to archeological studies, is the world’s oldest curry, made from eggplant, ginger and turmeric.  Why not give it a try?  Here is the link: The world’s oldest curry

Five Spice Cabbage

I have to admit that cabbage is not the most exciting vegetable, but if prepared properly, it can in fact be very tasty, as well as digestable.  This is a very simple technique for cooking cabbage, and one of my favourites.  Because it is so simple, I would reccommend following the recipe exactly as it…

Bitter gourd for sweet blood

Bitter gourd (also called bitter melon, or karela), is a vegetable thats takes a little getting used to, if you don’t come  from a culture with the habit of eating bitter foods.  Once you eat it a few times, you will start to like it, and you may even start to love it!  And even…

Creamy white pumkpin curry

WHITE PUMPKIN CURRY / CHALKUMRO DUDH CURRY   This is a simple and healthy recipe.  At first, I was also hesitant to mix milk with chilli, cumin seeds and vegetables…  but in fact it is a very good combination.  You may also use coconut milk instead of milk.  White pumkpin is a kind melon used…