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.

Mince Curry With Peas

Mince Curry With Peas

MINCE CURRY WITH PEAS   This Indian Recipe Serves 2-4   Mince curry with peas is just one of the many variations that this curry can be prepared. With this recipe you will have a wonderful wholesome meal without a lot of exertion! This curry is most common in the Indian homes of South Africa & it is super…

Mince And Cauliflower Curry

Mince And Cauliflower Curry

MINCE AND CAULIFLOWER CURRY   This Indian Recipe Serves 2-4   Mince And Cauliflower Curry is just one of the many variations that this curry can be prepared. This alternative allows you to avoid adding This curry is most common in the Indian homes of South Africa & it is super easy to make. The blend of…

Mutton Biryani

Mutton Biryani

MUTTON BIRYANI   This Indian Recipe Serves 4-6   This Mutton Biryani recipe is inspired by my mum. It is a typical South African style biryani with infused flavours. Biryani otherwise called biriyani or biriani, is a blended rice dish with its origins among the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent. It is mainstream all through the subcontinent & among…

Pickled Jalapeños

Pickled Jalapeños

PICKLED  JALAPEÑOS   This Recipe Serves 3-4     This Pickled Jalapeños recipe is great as a side to any meal especially Indian curries. It is fairly easy to prepare, although the soaking process will take up to a week before you will be able to consume it. The jalapeño, is a medium-sized chilli pepper case sort cultivar of the…