Indian

  • Kerala-inspired Chicken with Coconut

    July 15, 2021peppercook

      A delicious, fragrant chicken peppered with aromatic South Indian spices and browned notes of roasted coconut. Easy to make, and impressive to serve, this is a must-try for lunch or dinner. Ingredients:  2 medium-sized chicken breast halves (300gm), cut into 1-1½” cubes ¾ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon turmeric Click here to buy our favourite…

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  • Prawns in Tamarind Coconut Curry

    June 23, 2021peppercook

      Cooking doesn’t get any easier. A simple, Goa-inspired prawn curry flavoured with garlic, onions and coriander. Prawns are easy and quick to make, and always impress guests. This curry, cooked with tamarind and coconut milk, is ready in a jiffy. Light, not too spicy, tart and creamy, it’s lovely for brunch or dinner! Ingredients:…

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  • Goan-Inspired Eggplant with Vinegar

    June 1, 2021peppercook

      A simple, yet delicious Indian eggplant recipe with Goan roots. This mildly spiced makes a great vegan lunch or dinner dish with rice. The cubes of eggplant readily soak up a spicy tomato paste marinade and soften, making them an ideal vegetable for any kind of Indian bread, or a topping on crusty bread!…

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  • Mangalorean Chicken with Coconut

    May 14, 2021peppercook

      Roasted coconut, roasted coriander, and roasted chilies are the triad that give this Mangalorean-inspired chicken its delicious smoky flavour. Simple and easy, this tropical dish is great for an Indian -themed brunch or dinner. Ingredients: 3 chicken breast halves (250g), cut into 1.5” cubes salt – ¾ teaspoon or to taste ⅓ cup coconut,…

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  • Indian Cauliflower with Five Spices (Panch Phoran)

    May 7, 2021peppercook

      An easy and tasty Bengali-inspired cauliflower that gets its flavour from the five unique spices and their aromas that make Panch Phoran. You don’t need a lot of this 5-mixed-spice to enhance the lovely taste of cauliflower! These motley spices when added together create a super-seasoning punch that gets further leveraged by the mustard…

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  • Long Beans with Coconut

    April 29, 2021peppercook

      I’m trying to add more greens to #hotnspicyhusband’s diet and mine as well. Whenever I write a recipe, I always try to make it easy so my adult children can make it too.  This is a typical Kerala Thoran – or a dry spiced vegetable made with a paste of coconut, chilies, and cumin.…

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  • Quick Stir-Fried Indian Chicken

    November 28, 2020peppercook

      If you’re new to Indian food, this recipe of Quick Stir-Fry Indian Chicken is super-easy. Most of the flavor comes from cumin and turmeric and the rest from the vegetables; and you don’t have to wait for the water to dry! Ingredients: 300g chicken breast, about three halves of chicken breast ½ teaspoon salt…

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  • Mom’s Recipe # 12 – Vegetable Samosas

    November 3, 2020peppercook

      Simple yet delicious Indian potato and pea samosas!  Samosas might be time-consuming to make, but the end product is always worth the effort. They really aren’t that difficult to make, and they freeze really well, so try them out!  The trick is in making a fragrant, spicy filling and a stiff pastry dough. The…

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  • Easy Asian Pan Fried Chicken

    September 22, 2020peppercook

      With four children, one in college, and three feeding themselves full-time, I have realised there is definitely a need for easy, quick Asian recipes. And while the kids want to eat familiar food, they definitely don’t want the labour of familiar food! So I’ve gone back to the reason I started my blog –…

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  • Spicy Fried Coconut Prawns

    June 30, 2020peppercook

      These delicious fried prawns, marinated in pineapple juice with crunchy coconut crust make an impressive tropical starter or main course recipe! Ingredients: 12 large prawns, cleaned and deveined 100ml pineapple juice  2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice (optional) ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon red chili, ground 4 garlic cloves, chopped or pounded 1 2-3”…

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