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Pumpkin Cashew Korma

Having just discovered the delightful combination of butternut pumpkin and maple syrup, I wondered how it might go in a korma. It was going to be vegetarian, but then I remembered I had some leftover roast lamb. This experiment came … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Dhal

It is difficult to make a photo of a bowl of dhal look good. But it tastes good. About 700 kJ per cupful. Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, diced 1 large onion, diced 1 cup red lentils 2 cups diced … Continue reading

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Vindaloo Quesadilla

A quesadilla, using a chapatti instead of a tortilla, and curry instead of chilli. Fusion at its best. This is vegetarian, but it doesn’t have to be. All homage to the ancestral calzone. Ingredients 2 chapattis 1 long green chilli, … Continue reading

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Tomato and Bean Vindaloo

A slow-cooker vegetarian/vegan bean curry with a delicious gravy thickened with lentils and tomato paste. Ingredients 1 Tbsp oil or ghee 1 onion, chopped finely 1 Tbsp crushed Garlic 1 Tbsp grated Ginger 1/3 jar of Patak’s Vindaloo paste 1/4 … Continue reading

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Alan’s Christmas Apricot Prune Chutney

I’m going cold turkey this Christmas. I can buy a cooked breast at Aldi. It’s going to be too hot to cook anyway. Besides, gone are my days of trying to finish off even a small turkey alone, even if … Continue reading

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Tarka Dhal

Dhal is quick and easy, and nourishing. This is my low sodium version, with no added salt. You may wish to add salt to taste. This recipe makes four serves of around 775 kJ Ingredients: • 200g red lentils • … Continue reading

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