a heap of chaat masala powder

chaat masala

Chaat masala is used to sprinkle over snacks, vegetables, fruit and into drinks.

a mound of beans with coconut

beans with coconut

This fansi poriyal is a simple and delightful South Indian vegetable dish, generally prepared to accompany an everyday meal.

pieces of tandoori chicken

tandoori chicken

The classic North Indian tandoori chicken. Originally from Persia, it is not hot, but has a gentle and subtle spice background. Part of the flavour comes from the slightly charred outside of the chicken.

malabari prawns

Malabar prawn curry

A good prawn curry is hard to resist and this Malabar prawn curry is a good one. Hot and tangy with the tomatoes and tamarind ,malabari jingha masala highlights the flavour of the prawns.

A jar of apple, peach and apricot chutney

apple chutney with peaches and apricots

Our family apple chutney, or seb aroo aur kabani chutni. Made with apples, peaches and apricots, this is sweet and spicy chutney. It is an ideal accompaniment to almost every Indian dish.