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Turmeric battered Ocra chips

August 9, 2016

My mum always cooked ocra growing up. She cooks it sliced with jeera, garlic and tomatoes. One thing people akways say about ocra is that it’s slimey. If you don’t like it like that, you should batter it with turmeric and rice flour. Shallow fry it. Slimey? No. More like heavenly. Inspired by Dishoom’s incredible fried ocra. Β  PrintTurmeric battered Ocra chips Ingredients200g ocra, washed halved and with ends cut off 100ml vegetable oil 100ml almond milk 50g rice flour…

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Pomegranate, Sesame & Coriander Chicken

August 2, 2016
pomegranate chicken recipe

My mum’s friends Soudhi and Massoud came over to England from Iran during the revolution. They had to start fresh with their two kids but now they’ve got a lovely life in Blighty and man, can Soudhi cook. My favourite is always the crispy bottom rice – you probably know what a rice fanatic I am – so that variation is one of my favourites. I’m pretty sure it was Soudhi whose cooking got me into pomegranate. That sweet tang…

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