Indian food is heavily influenced by cultural, religious & traditional choices. These cuisines vary significantly from each other depending on culture, climate & ethnic groups. Indian food is well recognized as a Global cuisine.

Staple foods of the Indian Food cuisine include rice, flour & a variety of lentils. Indian cuisine is mostly recognized by the spices that are used. Popular spices that make up the traditional Indian dishes include Cardamom (Elachi), Tumeric (Haldi), Cumin (Jeera), Coriander (Dhania), Black Mustard Seeds (Sarso), Saffron, Ginger, Garlic & Chili Powder. A popular & common spice that is also used is called Garam Masala which typically has a combination of five or more spices.

Some leaves are also used in the Indian dishes which give them their distinctive Indian flavor. Leaves used for various dishes include Curry Leaves, Bay Leaves, Fenugreek Leaves, Mint Leaves & Coriander Leaves.

Trotters & Beans Curry

Trotters & Beans Curry

TROTTERS & BEANS CURRY This Indian Food Recipe Serves 2-4   This Trotters & Beans Curry recipe uses the feet of a sheep which is called Trotters. In certain Indian households, this may also be referred to as Paya. Trotters is an offal & is quite a delicacy in most countries. Trotters has various medical advantages, for…

Mini Curried Steak Pies

Mini Curried Steak Pies

MINI CURRIED STEAK PIES This Recipe Makes 12 Mini Pies   These Mini Curried Steak Pies are super easy to prepare. The dough is made from scratch without the use of yeast or pastry & then they are filled with a delicious steak curry & baked until golden. Everyone is going to love these as they…

Sweet Potato Roti

Sweet Potato Roti

SWEET POTATO ROTI   This Indian Recipe Makes ± 16 Roti’s   Sweet Potato Roti is quite a different alternative to the usual rotis (chapatti’s). This roti has a bit of a sweet taste combined with a little bit of cinnamon to create something out of the ordinary. In spite of the fact that sweet potatoes do have…

Chicken Naan Fold Overs

Chicken Naan Fold Overs

CHICKEN NAAN FOLD OVERS   This Recipe Makes 4-6 Fold Overs   These Chicken Naan Fold Overs make such great lunches or dinners. They are so simple to prepare & will definitely satisfy your hunger. Unlike wraps, these are made with naans instead of rotis or tortillas, they are filled with chicken & raita & the naans…

Whole Wheat Naan

Whole Wheat Naan

WHOLE WHEAT NAAN   This Recipe Makes 8 Whole Wheat Naans   We all know naan goes well with almost any meal but for those who live a healthy lifestyle, naan isn’t an everyday option. I have recently started eating much healthier & both my husband & I enjoy naan so I figured why not make Whole Wheat…

Tomato Cucumber Raita

Tomato Cucumber Raita

TOMATO CUCUMBER RAITA   This Recipe Serves 2   Tomato Cucumber Raita is a cooling salad or dip, most often eaten with curries or wraps. This recipe is so simple & will leave you feeling refreshed. Raita is a typical name of a salad or dip from the Indian subcontinent, made with yogurt, which is…

Cooked Dough Roti

Cooked Dough Roti

COOKED DOUGH ROTI   This Indian Recipe Makes ± 1 Dozen (± 12 Pieces)   This Cooked Dough Roti recipe is quite different with preparation, hence the title Cooked Dough Roti, which typically means the dough is cooked before it can be rolled out. This method is fairly simple & in my opinion their super soft & are much healthier…