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Eggs in Tomato Curry Sauce

This dish makes a regular appearance on our weekly menu, accompanied by  Carrot and Cashew Nut Pilau,  simple steamed green vegetables and a dollop of thick natural yoghurt. The luscious … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 16 Comments

Rogan Josh

We’ve all heard of Rogan Josh, many of us have eaten Rogan Josh, and some of you may have made it at home using a commercial curry paste, but this … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 5 Comments

Spicy Eggplants

  It’s rare for me to make a recipe verbatim from a recipe book. I can’t help but tweak this and omit that depending on what I have on hand … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

Thai Style Coconut Fish Curry

I don’t have a lot of experience cooking Thai food, and, having never travelled to Thailand, my eating experience is limited to a selection of Melbourne’s many Thai restauarant. I … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment


I love vegetable curries, quick to prepare, cheap ingredients and yum, yum, yum! It was a cold, bleak and wet day in Melbourne yesterday. I had absolutely no reason to … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

SAAG PANEER: Spinach and cottage cheese curry

Nearly every curry house in my hometown serves a version of this dish, I have tasted the good, the bad and the downright ugly!  There are endless recipes for saag … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 5 Comments


Kedgeree satisfies both my love of curry, and rice.  Some sources say this dish was created in India during the time of the British Raj, combining the idea of eggs … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 4 Comments

Chicken Curry with Tomatoes

            This is a simple mild curry even the kids will like. This gently aromatic, moist and tender chicken dish has a garlicky sweet tomato … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Califlower and Potato Curry – Aloo Gobi

Another quick and simple vegetable curry, one to enjoy in the cooler months when cauliflower is readily available. 200 g potato, scrubbed and diced 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · 9 Comments


I think I am a “soupaholic.” Warming, nourishing, easy and delicious, as soon as the days start to shorten I start to make soup, big pots full of soup. Enough … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment


Biryani is a great dish to prepare ahead then reheat gently in the oven. Fragrant pilau teamed with a mild chicken curry and served with a simple steamed green vegetable … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · 6 Comments


  1 teaspoon fennel seed 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried red chilli 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

Spiced Tomatoes

Another simple vegetable curry to add to the growing list on my blog. Serve this dish as part of a curry 750g ripe tomatoes, peeled and quartered 3 tablespoons vegetable … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 4 Comments

Simple and delicious, Green Bean Curry

Continuing on from my earlier posts about simple vegetable curries, this Bean Curry with Ginger and Coriander is a ripper, quick to prepare and quick to cook and good for … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 3 Comments