Category Archives: Curries

Spiced Runner bean chutney

I’ve not tasted this yet because I only made it yesterday and it needs to mature for a month, but it smells amazing and was a lot of fun to prepare! Ingredients 400g runner beans, cleaned, de-stringed and sliced finely … Continue reading

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Cabbage & chickpea curry

This is far nicer than the ingredients suggest and I have found it useful when following a calorie-controlled diet.  It doesn’t have much of a sauce by the way, and isn’t intended to – the water added (see method) is … Continue reading

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Garam Masala

This is an essential spice mix for the majority of Indian cookery.  Many recipes will include their own Garam Masala mix but this almost always includes the dreaded cinnamon.  The shop-bought Garam Masala will always have cinnamon in it, and … Continue reading

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Carrot and Chickpea Tagine

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped or crushed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, or to taste Up to 3 teaspoons of spices – the usual combination is ground ginger, tumeric and black pepper, but … Continue reading

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Lots of curries

These curry recipes were all originally posted on the Guardian newspaper website.  Unfortunately the original page was taken down by the newspaper, and the majority of the recipes needed some serious alterations in order to make them safe.  There are … Continue reading

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Tikka Masala

A traditional British curry, rumoured to have its roots in London, Manchester or Birmingham rather than anywhere further afield, this dish is easy enough for people who aren’t benzoate intolerant to buy but far more complex for us C&B-free folks … Continue reading

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Bhuna

Bhuna Much easier to make than some other curries but likely to taste slightly different than the standard version, especially since a lot of us are sensitive to mustard and there isn’t really a suitable alternative. Ingredients 2 teaspoons whole cumin … Continue reading

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