Automatic Green Chickpea Curry

These 'automatic' recipes are becoming facile & predictable: soak the peas overnight, then bung 'em in a pressure cooker with green curry paste & coconut milk. Cook! Going vegan for Lent, I totally got into using coconut oil instead of butter. Actually, it has been a revelation & I don't know why I didn't get... Continue Reading →

Automatic Chilli

Inside the space capsule. I'm evolving a series of 'automatic' recipes, in which one simply puts all the ingredients in my 1.5L pressure cooker, and this Red & Black Bean Chilli may be the best yet.   I buy black turtle and red kidney beans from FareShares, soak and cook a cupful of them together in... Continue Reading →

Rajmama

Served on mash & strewn with cheese: yes, please! Red kidney beans are potentially poisonous as blogger du jour, Jack Monroe, attests by way of sharing her recipe for Mumma Jack's Best Ever Chilli: 'I had a very bad experience with some dried beans once that I’d left to soak too long and they’d sprouted... Continue Reading →

Mashy Aduki-ooky Pie

The most popular blog post ever on More Gravy is the one about Vegan Cottage Pie which I would have you know has been accessed by more than a thousand Russians. I don't know why they come because their source is Cyrillic, but I think the foxy doctor image is trying to convey a health... Continue Reading →

Daily Dal Too: My Makhani

  I've made Dal Makhani since the days of Pullens Soup Kitchen but my current Makhani recipe - an actual recipe, derived from KO Rassoi with reference to Manjula - is designed to fit my  baby-sized 1.5 litre Hawkins Classic aluminium pressure cooker and serves 2. Or me, twice. As with all dal, it's even better the... Continue Reading →

Daily Dal 101 – Toorism

Oily Toor dal - a.k.a. yellow pigeon peas (not yellow split peas) - is the pulse used in South India to make soupy sambar. Sia@MoonSpice tells a romanticised version of the tale of Udupi Sambar, declaring, 'for a foodie like me, Udupi is paradise.'    pau bhaji, sorta I have been there - it's an... Continue Reading →

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