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.

Curried Dhall

Curried Dhall

CURRIED DHALL This Indian Recipe Serves 2-3   Curried Dhall, in some cases spelled dahl or dhal, & also known to many South Africans as Doll or Dholl, is a staple of Indian veggie lover cooking. This simple recipe is for an essential vegetarian & vegans. This curried version makes the dhall look rich & can…

Biryani Bombs

Biryani Bombs

BIRYANI BOMBS This Indian Recipe Serves 2-3   Biryani Bombs are quite a twist & not forgetting a great treat especially when you have guests. It is basically biryani, rolled into a ball & then crumbed to perfection. It is also a great snack or something you can quickly whip up for lunch with left over biryani.…

Chicken Neck And Giblets Curry

Chicken Neck And Giblets Curry

CHICKEN NECK AND GIBLETS CURRY   This Indian Recipe Serves 2-3   Chicken Neck And Giblets Curry is a great dish which is so simple to prepare. The gizzard of a chicken, also called giblets, are normally expelled from the chicken before cooking & disposed of. They are usually removed before buying the chicken, bundled in…

Herbs Curry

Herbs Curry

HERBS CURRY   This Indian Recipe Serves 2-3     Herbs curry has been a favorite since our ancestors time. I remember this dish being my grans absolute go to meal any time of day & it is because of her that I love herbs so much. Not many people would choose this dish but herbs have…

Onion Pickle

Onion Pickle

ONION PICKLE   This Recipe Makes ± 10-15 Pickled Onions   Onion Pickle is a nourishment comprising of onions cured in a solution of vinegar & salt, frequently with different additives & flavorings. In the United Kingdom they are frequently eaten alongside fish & chips with french fries or as a component of a cultivator’s…

Dhall Pita

Dhall Pita

DHALL PITA This Indian Recipe Serves 2-4   Dhall Pita is a dish consisting of yellow split pea dhall with bits & flour batter, exceptionally simple but extremely wonderful. As this is a dish that includes flour dough, simply like the preparation of roti. Growing up, my grandmother (my dad’s mum) used to prepare this dish…