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Archive for January, 2012


How To Make Chicken Tikka Masala

My original chicken tikka masala recipe is available in my ebook! I have been asked many times for a healthier takeaway style chicken tikka masala. This recipe may be lower in fat but it is still just as good if not better than most takeaway curries. Here I have downsized my original recipe so that […]

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British Indian Restaurant Recipes – How To Make Chicken Dhansak

British Indian restaurant (BIR) style Chicken Dhansak can be made in minutes Over the past few years, I have been shown so many nice chicken dhansak recipes by top curry house chefs all around the UK. This recipe is about as authentic as they get. As with all of my British Indian restaurant (BIR) curries, […]

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How To Make A Pig Snake – Stuffed And Rolled Suckling Pig

This is a great way to serve suckling pig   Today is my eldest daughter’s birthday so we will be having the whole extended family over for dinner. This year she has asked for a suckling pig. Come to think of it, she has requested suckling pig dinners for her past three birthdays. I can’t […]

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How To Make Lamb Vindaloo – An Indian Restaurant Favourite

I prefer my lamb vindaloo without the potatoes! When I first came to the UK, I was here on a student work visa. I worked in a pub near Croydon and was taken out for my first real British Indian restaurant curry after my first shift. I was told to order the lamb vindaloo and […]

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How To Make Chicken Madras – A Curry House Favourite

Looking for and easy and perfectly spiced chicken madras recipe? When I first started writing my blog, the focus was on authentic Indian food. I wanted to perfect my Indian cooking skills and really know my stuff. After about six months, however, people started commenting on my blog asking why their curries never tasted like […]

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Chana Dhal – Yellow Split Lentils – A Popular Curry House Side Dish

Chana dhal is an British Indian Restaurant favourite!     One of the first Indian recipes I ever learned was chana dhal. I was visiting my then girlfriend – now my wife Caroline – in Manchester while she was still at university. I was a young American who knew little about Indian cuisine and even […]

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How To Make Chicken Chilli Garlic – An Indian Restaurant Favourite

Hey chicken chilli garlic fans… this one’s for you! Garlicky and spicy, chicken chilli garlic has to be one of my all time favourites. I have experimented with this recipe many times and talked my way into a few restaurant kitchens for tips. This is a winner! Anyone who loves chicken chilli garlic curry will […]

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How to Make Chicken Patia Curry – A Sweet And Sour Curry House Favourite

  This chicken patia recipe will be included in my upcoming e-book.   For the past few years I’ve been going to my local curry house quite often trying to work out the flavours so that I can make the curries myself at home. The chef there is a great guy and has given me […]

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Seared Tuna Cooked On A Himalayan Salt Block With A Tomato Chutney

Seared tuna is very popular in coastal India. More tuna is caught in the Indian Ocean than anywhere else After about a week of cooking most of my meals on my new Himalayan salt block, I have found that fish seems to work the best. The salt block gives off just enough salt to season […]

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Indian Food Recipes – Marinaded Prawns Cooked On A Himalayan Salt Block

As Indian food recipes go, this is a real winner! While in the US over Christmas, I was given a Himalayan salt block which I can’t seem to stop using. I love the thing! Almost every night for the past week I have heated it up slowly in the oven until it is fire hot. […]

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