• Kerala-inspired Chicken with Coconut

    July 15, 2021peppercook
    • Prep time: 5 minutes
    • Cook time: 20 minutes

      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
    • Prep time: 10 minutes
    • Cook time: 12 minutes

      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
    • Prep time: 10 minutes
    • Cook time: 20 minutes

      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
    • Prep time: 7 minutes
    • Cook time: 25 minutes

      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
    • Prep time: 15 minutes
    • Cook time: 18 minutes

      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
    • Prep time: 10 minutes
    • Cook time: 18 minutes

      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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  • Minty Greek Tzatziki

    April 23, 2021peppercook
    • Prep time: 3 minutes
    • Cook time: 5 minutes

      A creamy, Greek version of the Indian raita, tzatziki is the perfect summer accompaniment to falafel and pita. Mint, pepper and garlic give this creamy side or sauce a great punch! Ingredients: 1 cucumber, peeled ½ teaspoon salt 4-6 cloves garlic, minced finely 1½ cup sour cream (if using plain or greek yoghurt, hang…

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  • Garlicky Green Rice

    February 18, 2021peppercook
    • Prep time: 10 minutes
    • Cook time: 25 minutes

      A healthy green addition to lunch or dinner, which is no effort at all! This rice is gently flavoured with garlic greens and spinach, and is a great way to get the family to eat more vegetable! Ingredients: ½ cup short-grain white rice click here to buy the rice we use 2 cups spinach (about…

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  • Green Pea Hummus

    February 1, 2021peppercook
    • Prep time: 8 minutes
    • Cook time: 15 minutes

    A delicious healthy yet easy green pea based dip – an alternative to making hummus with chickpeas, which are so much more work! Also serves as a nice sauce for roasted vegetables when thinned! Ingredients: 1 cup green peas (fresh or frozen) 2 tablespoons sesame seeds click here to buy the quality sesame seeds  A…

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  • Spicy Korean Chicken Wings

    December 1, 2020peppercook
    • Prep time: 10 minutes
    • Cook time: 20 minutes

      These spicy, addictive chicken wings are made with my favourite Korean ingredient, Gochujang red chili paste. Seared without oil, then cooked in beer and topped with sesame seeds, these are a hit as a starter at any gathering! Ingredients: 500g chicken wings, wingettes, and drumettes only (with skin) 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ tablespoon…

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