Jeera Rice

Rice cooked with cumin & onions Jeera Rice is cooked at least twice a week in my home as five out of seven of our evening meals are usually Indian food, so if it’s not a roti meal then it’s a rice meal.  Many people struggle with cooking rice – it can turn out too…

Pomegranate Raita

Many Punjabi’s go the whole hog when they have even a basic meal. Our family table is laid every evening and if we are having a roti meal we will have a Punjabi salad and raita, and if it’s rice – we also add papad to that. We are of the mentality that we work…

Masala Beans

Baked beans stir fried in a little spice Masala beans are the most-eaten type of beans in my family. They can be eaten on toast, with an omelette, with roti, you name it they make the perfect accompaniment to any meal. We have had these with sausage and mash, fishfingers, the list is endless. The…

Ghar da Dahi

Home-made Yoghurt One of the things you will find in most Punjabi households is home-made yoghurt. We eat so much of it – every evening to be honest, as a side with our dinner. One of my sons really loves it and has it with every Indian meal – he is 30 this year –…

Special PunjaBee Aloo

Lightly Spiced Crunchy Potatoes These potatoes are magic when cooked as a side or even on their own. So quick and simple to put together. They are great as a side with the Punjabee Tandoori Style Chicken – give them a go, I bet you won’t want potatoes done any other way! Ingredients – serves…

Bees’ Tandoori Style Chicken

Tandoori Style Boneless Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks This dish is a huge success with family and friends. Roasted in the oven it cooks fairly quickly, even the marination period isn’t hours and hours – you can marinate it first thing in the morning and serve it for lunch alongside the really quick Special Punjabee Aloo…