Madhur Jaffrey

Malai gosht, or lamb or mutton with cream

October 28, 2012
Lamb or mutton with cream, Malai Gosht, by Madhur Jaffrey

Curries made with cream have a richer, silkier feel than those made with yoghurt. The sauce tends to be reduced so that it clings to the meat, a thick coating of intensely flavoured cream encasing chunks of tender lamb or mutton. This is a good curry for those who don’t really like the fire of […]

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Moghul lamb with onions and raisins

June 4, 2011
Moghul lamb or mutton with onions and raisins, by Madhur Jaffrey

Indian and Pakistani food is rich and varied. I’ve cooked countless lamb or mutton curries, each with the same basic method and ingredients, each of which have been vastly different because of subtle differences in spicing and small tweaks in ingredients. The length of the list of spices that go into most curries means that […]

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Goan-style pork vindaloo

March 13, 2011
Madhur Jaffrey's Goan style pork vindaloo

This is it. This is the most abused, mistreated and misrepresented curry in the whole of the world. There isn’t another Asian dish that comes close to this one in terms of how people view it. Its reputation is right down there in the gutter.  A vindaloo is nothing more than a macho challenge after […]

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Madhur Jaffrey’s Royal Chicken Korma, or Shani Murgh Korma

February 2, 2011
Madhur Jaffrey's Royal Chicken Korma Curry

The korma. The curry for people who don’t like curry. Normally bland, tasteless and swimming in cream, the average Asian restaurant korma is as far away from the real deal as it’s possible to get. I’d hesitate to say that the humble korma is the most abused of the curry house staples – that honour […]

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See-Pyan, or Burmese chicken curry

November 3, 2010
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There are a lot of different types of curry out there, but I tend to stick to the Indian or Pakistani varieties, with maybe the odd Thai green curry every now and again.  To me, the Indian sub-continent is the spiritual home of the curry, but that doesn’t mean that other regions don’t make astonishingly […]

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Saag Murgh, or chicken and spinach curry

February 14, 2010
Saag Murgh, or chicken and spinach curry Madhur Jaffrey

Saag Murgh is a classic Indian combination of spinach and chicken. A Punjabi favourite, and another superb recipe from Madhur Jaffrey.

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