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.

Chickpea Curry

Chickpea Curry

CHICKPEA CURRY This Indian Recipe Serves 2-3   Chickpea Curry also known as Chana Masala, chole masala, chholay, chickpea masala or channay is an Indian vegetarian dish. It is a quick & easy meal which is very nutritious. This meal is also vegan friendly. Chana is the Indian term for this legume & is known…

Bhindi Fry

Bhindi Fry

BHINDI FRY This Indian Recipe Serves 1-2   Bhindi Fry is an Indian vegetarian dish. It is a quick & easy meal which is very nutritious. This meal is also vegan friendly. Bhindi is the Indian term for this long, green & slimy vegetable. It is often referred to as Okra, Ladies’ Fingers, Ochro or…

Beef Curry

Beef Curry

BEEF CURRY   This Indian Recipe Serves 3-5   Beef Curry makes for a delicious meal. This dish will make your taste buds tingle with happiness with the blend of fragrant herbs & flavors. As a supplement dense red meat, beef contains various supplements that are basic to the improvement & support of key capacities in…

Homemade Patha

Homemade Patha

HOMEMADE PATHA   This Recipe Makes ± 10 Patha Slices   Patha is an exquisite delicacy that is extremely well known, particularly among Indian South Africans. Homemade Patha is much more delicious as you can play around with the ingredients instead of purchasing it from the store. It is a combination of a spicy chili pasted mixture…