Jeera Aloo – potatoes in cumin

Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo or Aloo jeera: cumin potatoes and the litmus test for all self-respecting restaurants in our family. Most restaurants are delighted to make this off-menu dish (although why it is always off-menu defeats us) as it is requires absolutely Continue reading

Aloo Mattar Recipe

Aloo Mattar

Or “Aloo Mattarrrrr” as pronounced by Indian aunties. On the topic of Indian aunties, let me tell you that us Indians have thousands – owing to the fact that any person who is older than you by a couple of Continue reading

Aunty G’s Chicken Biryani recipe

Aunty G chicken biryani

Well, your correspondent has let you down this week – I haven’t had a restaurant biryani in the last seven days. Not surprised? Always thought I would tire of them in the end? You can’t be more wrong! If truth Continue reading

Kunda’s Aloo Curry Recipe

Aloo Curry Recipe

And so the mother is back after a sojourn in Switzerland (don’t you just hate people who put in needless alliterations?) and life has become better. I don’t have to worry about cooking, making the kitchen look spic and span, Continue reading