Recipes

Chicken massalam 

Chicken massalam (chicken in a rich almond sauce)- 600g diced chicken- 2 large onions sliced, boiled until translucent and then blended. (onion sauce)- 1 small onion, finely diced- 3 tspn ginger...

Home made Almond Nut Butter

Peanut butter has until recently been seen very much as an all American food,  but nut butters have become trendier and are no longer considered the domain of the middle classes or the Americans!  Walk into to any large British supermarket;  you’ll be greeted by an array of nut and seed butters from the obvious peanut to the more obscure pumpkin or sunflower butter.
To make homemade nut butter is so easy and much healthier than the commercially produced products with added trans fats and sugar.  
Nut butters are great for a quick snack or a pick me up.  We love it on toast with banana or a…

Nutty Chilli Chocolate Brownies

Who doesn’t love a brownie or two? Chocolate, chillies and nuts are a great combination of textures and taste. Having run a coffee shop we discovered there are two camps...

KHEER INDIAN RICE PUDDING

Ingredients  1 cup Basmati brown/white rice 3 cups coconut/almond milk 2 teaspoons cardamom seeds 2 teaspoons cinnamon ½ cup raisins 3 tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons unsalted chopped nuts (almonds,...

This Valentine’s Day Spice up your Love Life with Curry...

Chocolate and roses are so last year! Try sexy spices instead to help you wow your love!For Valentine’s Day most of us will probably buy or receive chocolates, flowers or...

Fruit scone

This is such an easy and quick recipe to whip up for an afternoon tea, for unexpected guests and just because you fancy a winter treat! Who could resist a...

Roast pumpkin, sweet potato and carrot soup

Simple classic, winter warmer for when the weather turns cold. This soup is great on Christmas day as a starter or a light lunch during the festive season. Roasting the...

Three Seeded Naan Bread

This is such an easy and quick recipe. Naan is leavened flat bread originating from Persia, it has a dense chewy texture, ideally for scooping up spicy sauces, dips and...

Gluten Free Disco Cake

This gluten free cake is a firm favourite for both family and friends. It’s ridiculously moreish and very easy to make! It’s called Disco Cake because it’s topped off with...

PANEER – Indian Cheese

A staple in Indian cuisine, made by curdling heated milk with acid. The acid commonly used is lemon juice or malt vinegar. Paneer is the easiest and simplest cheese to...

Vegetable Korma

Recipes by Pushpa from the Spice Hut 1/2 cup florets of cauliflower1/2 cup of peas1/2 cup of carrot, diced1/2 cup of French beans2 rings of tinned pineapple, chopped2 onions, finely...

Dom Pedro

Some like to call it a milkshake for grownups, others a cocktail for the sophisticated while others devour it as decant dessert! Like Phileas Fogg one of the Spice Sisters...

Baked stuffed potatoes Indian style

Recipes by Pushpa from the Spice Hut Ingredients 3 big potatoes Filling:10 almonds crushed with a rolling pin50 gms of grated paneer or feta cheeseFew fresh mints leaves, chopped 1...

GHEE (Clarified Butter)

Also known as liquid gold - ghee is butter that has had the milk solids removed after separating from the butterfat. Ghee is a purer fat with a high smoking...

Cashew and vegetable curry shah

Recipes by Pushpa from the Spice Hut - Cashew and vegetable curry shah This is a thick creamy mild dish similar to korma. You can make it more flavoursome by...

Punjabi Pakoras

Ingredients  250 ml cold water250g gram flour100g chopped spinach 1 medium onion thinly sliced 1 potato finely chopped 1 tspn salt1 tspn black pepper1 tspn garam masala1 tspn dried fenugreek...

Carrot Stir Fried Salad

This month we thought we would focus on Bugs Bunny?s favourite snack; the humble carrot!? Carrots are one of the most widely grown and enjoyed veggies in the world. It?s...
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