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When the family starts turning up their nose at their ‘roz marra ke khanay‘, (what to have for dinner today?) why not give them a surprise by giving your everyday Aalo Keema a taste of National Bombay Biryani! INGREDIENTS Oil : half cup Onion (chopped) :1 Minced Meat : 500 gm Ginger & Garlic Paste : 1 teaspoon each National Bombay Biryani Masala : 3 tablespoon Tomatoes (chopped) : 3 Potato (cubes) : 2 medium Green Peas : half cup Iodized Salt : to taste METHOD Heat oil in a sauce pan and cook the onions till translucent. To this…

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This is perhaps all the comfort food you need. Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what to make especially when your cupboards are perhaps already diminished of delicious ingredients from the huge shop you did from the supermarket only a few days ago. This is where a little bit of creativity comes into the mix and we honestly believe you really can’t go wrong with this amazing Desi egg and potato. This delicious dish, oozes warmth and yumminess. Get your family involved and cook it together. The best thing is this dish will probably cost you less than a fiver…

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Deeply satisfying and palatable Chilli paneer. Chilli paneer is an Indo-Chinese style dish, with paneer (Indian cottage cheese) as its main ingredient. INGREDIENTS Paneer 250 gm (cubes) Salt & black pepper to taste Corn starch 1/4th cup Oil 3 tbsp Garlic 13-15 cloves (chopped) Ginger 1 inch (chopped) Green chillies 8-10 nos. (slit) Spring onion bulbs 5-6 stalks Capsicum 2 medium size (diced) Spring onion greens 1/4th cup (chopped) Sugar 1 tsp Soy sauce 2 tbsp Red chilli sauce 2 tbsp Cornflour 5 tbsp + water 100 ml Salt & black pepper to taste Spring onion greens for garnish (chopped)…

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Following a two year gap, due to the pandemic, Bradford’s premier curry awards is back and it’s even bigger than before. Along with the exciting and glitzy awards night, this year will also see a weekend of activity with sights, sounds, tastes and smells in the form of the first ever Curry Mela.  CURRY MELA Bradford’s award winning space – City park will be transformed to look like the culinary street food alleys of Lahore and Mumbai making way for a two day Curry Mela, where there will be food stalls, entertainment, masterclasses, heritage and culture, making it a fun…

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This year we have 9 award categories.  Nominations will open in June 2022, for the public to nominate their favourites and close on 1st July at midnight. A shortlist will then be produced, for which a panel of judges will take over, (except for the people’s choice and best cook category), and decide the final winners who will be announced on the awards night on 25 July. The People’s Choice category once shortlisted will open back up for the public to vote their favorite from the five shortlisted categories. The one with the most votes will win this category.  The…

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Bradford Curry Mela Bradford has been awarded the curry capital six times in a row and so what better way to showcase the rich, vibrant, fusion of one of Britain’s most favourite dishes over a two-day extravaganza. The inaugural event will be taking place at Bradford City Park, Centenary Square, during the sizzling month of July. City Park is Bradford’s brilliant multi-awardwinning public space, which has had major events hosted from the BBC’s Bollywood Carmen, to Christmas markets, to food festivals, to our very own Bollywood extravaganza event with India’s most sought-after star Ranveer Singh. City Park also lends itself…

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The curry awards are now in its third year and has been growing year on year. Since its inception Bradford Curry Awards made history by getting the city’s curry industry together for the first time under one roof in 2018 to celebrate the half a billion-pound industry. Following a tumultuous few years of the pandemic, the return of the Bradford Curry Awards is perhaps the most looked forward to celebration in the region’s calendar. The prestigious annual awards night brings together the crème-de-la-crème of Bradford’s curry industry, celebrating the city’s vibrant Asian culture and the culinary craftsmanship that goes into…

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