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Recipe of the Week



Yamuna Devi's Butternut Squash Puree with Coconut
(Kaddu Bharta)



Click here for a complete list of all recipes in Kurma's four best-selling cookbooks.

Vegan Recipe of the Week

Hot and Spicy South Indian Chili & Tomato Rice

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Other Recipes:

Assorted Crisp Vegetable Fritters (Pakoras)

Aussie Anzac Cookies

Almond Toffee Fudge

Aloo Bonda

Apple and Rhubarb Crumble

Apple Pie

Apple Salad

Apple Strudel

Apricot Chutney with Currants (Khumani Chatni)

Avocado Smoothie


Baked Bananas Stuffed with Tamarind-Flavoured Coconut

Baked Cheesecake

Baked Ricotta Dessert

Bakewell Tart

Baklava (Turkish Nut Pastries in Syrup)

Barbecued Haloumi and Char-grilled Asparagus with Salsa Verde

Barbecued Idaho Potatoes with Parsley Pesto

Barbecued Pumpkin with Mango Salsa

Barbecued Skewered Baby Okra with Sage Butter

Barbecued White Sweet Potato with Fresh Corn Chutney

Basbousa (Egyptian Baked Semolina Syrup Cake)

Batter-coated Mashed Potato Balls (Aloo Bonda)

Bengali Spinach (Badaam Sak)

Bitter Melon Chips, Fried (Karela Bhaji)


Bread, Dense And Delicious German Sourdough (Pumpernickel)

Bread Rolls, Herbed

Brownies, Eggless

Brussels Sprouts, Potatoes & Peas with Sour Cream

Buckwheat Chapatis

Butternut Squash Puree with Coconut (Kaddu Bharta)

Burfi, Pistachio Milk Fudge

Buttermilk, homemade

Buttermilk Soda Bread  

Buttermilk Scones with Jam & Cream

Butternut Squash Puree with Coconut (Kaddu Bharta)

Butter-soft Eggplant Wedges (Bhona Baigan Bhaji)

Cake, Carob Fudge

Cake, Carrot

Cardamom Shortbread Cookies (Elaiche Gaja)

Caribbean Yellow Rice (Arroz Amarillo con Achiote)

Carob Fudge Cake

Carrots, Cashews and Dates in Smooth Yogurt (Gajar Kaju Raita)

Carrot Cake

Cajun Spice Blend

Cauliflower and Potato Curry, North Indian-style

Cauliflower Korma

Chat Masala

Cheese and Fruit Platter

Cheesy Filo Parcels

Cherry Cheesecake

Chili Jam

Christmas Fruit Cake

More Cheesecake

Coconut Chutney

Condensed Yogurt Dessert (Shrikhand)

Cookies, Aussie Anzac

Cottage Cheese, Homemade

Checkerboard Cookies

Cheesy Filo Parcels

Chickpea Curry (Chole)

Chickpea and Sesame Paste Dip (Hummus bi Tahina)

Chili, Vegetarian

Chili & Lime Infused Fruit & Vegetable Appetizer (Ensalada Pico de Gallo)

Country-style Anise-scented Cream of Fennel Soup

Corn Flat-bread (Tortilla)

Cracked Black Pepper Rice

Creamed Spinach with Fresh Curd Cheese (Palak Panir)

Creamy Cauliflower and Potato Supreme (Gobi Alu Bhaji)

Creamy Mung Dal with Chopped Spinach (Palak Moong Dal)

Crispy Fried Batter Spirals in Saffron Syrup (Jalebis)

Crusty North Indian Masala Potatoes with Cashews

Cubed Potatoes with Fresh Fenugreek (Khate Aloo Methi)

Curd Cheese (Panir), Homemade

Curried Greens and Eggplant (Baigun Sak)

Curried Malay Noodles (Laksa)

Curry Puffs

More Curry Puffs

Cutlets, Dried Capsicum & Chickpea with New Mexico Chili & Tomato Salsa

Dal Dhokri with Peas

Date, Orange, Walnut & Banana Semolina Halava Pudding

Deep-Fried Stuffed Hot Green Chilies (Hari Mirchi Bhaji)

Delhi-style Garam Masala

Dense And Delicious German Sourdough Bread (Pumpernickel)


Dosa pancakes


Dynamite Dressing

Eggless Christmas Cupcakes

Eggless Mayonnaise

Eggplant & Panir Cheese in Spicy Tomato Glaze

Egg Replacement in Cakes

Egyptian Baked Semolina Syrup Cake (Basbousa)

Ekadasi Cauliflower Pakoras

Ekadasi Coconut Cake


Feta & Potato Spring Rolls with Green Pea Chutney

Fig Tart

Fragrant Syrian Milk Pudding (Muhallabeya)

Fresh Fig Conserve

Fresh Ginger Chutney

Fried Bitter Melon Chips (Karela Bhaji)

Fruit Cake

Fudge, Almond Toffee

Ghee, Homemade

Green Curry of Vegetables & Fried Tofu

Green Herbed Chili Rice (Arroz Verde)

Green Vegetable Stock

Guava Smoothie

Guava Fool

Gulab Jamuns

Halava (Date, Orange, Walnut & Banana Semolina Pudding)

Herbed Bread Rolls

Hearty Brown Stock

Hearty Mung Bean and Tomato Soup

Home-made Sizzling Panir Cheese Nuggets with Fresh Tomatoes, Herbs and Peas (Matar Panir) {scroll down}

Hot & Sweet Eggplant Pickles

Hummus bi Tahina

Idli, Rawa

Italian Fried Corn-Bread (Polenta)

Italian-style Lemon Doughnuts

Indonesian Crispy Corn Fritters (Perkedel Jagung)

Indonesian Pandan-flavoured Sticky Coconut Dumplings (Onde-Onde)

Jalebis (Crispy Fried Batter Spirals in Saffron Syrup)

Juicy Panir Cheese Balls

Khichari (Melange of Seasonal Vegetables, Lentils and Basmati Rice)

Kumquat Marmalade

Laddu (Walnut and Chickpea-Flour Fudge Balls)

(Laksa) Curried Malay Noodles

Lemon Curd


Lemon Cream-Cheese Fudge (Nimbu Sandesh)

Lemon Lassi

Lemon-scented Herbed Oven Fries

Lime Ginger Ale

Lima Bean and Cheese Croquettes

Mayonnaise, eggless

Mixed Vegetables in Creamy Gujarati-style Karhi Sauce

Moist & Luscious Maple Fruit Muffins

Naan (Punjabi Baked Flatbread)

Nankhatai (Spicy Indian Biscuits)

North African Spice Blend (Ras el Hanout)

North Indian Curried Cauliflower and Potatoes

Nutritious Whole Grain, Split Pea and Vegetable Soup (Sabji Matar Dal)

Okra, Barbecued with Sage Butter

Olde English Saffron Cake

Orange-scented Cream Cheese Fudge (Kamala Sandesh)

Orange and Currant Simply Wonderfuls

Oven-roasted White Sweet Potato with Fresh Corn Chutney

Pakoras (Assorted Crisp Vegetable Fritters)

Pakoras, Ekadasi Cauliflower

Palak Panir

Panir Butter Masala

Panir Cheese Steaks with Salad Greens on Crusty Bread

Papaya, Avocado and Jerusalem Artichoke Salad

More Panir Steaks

Pear Chutney with Dates and Pecans

Perfect Chips

Pineapple Chutney

Pistachio Milk Fudge (Pista Burfi)

Polenta with Melted Butter and Parmesan Cheese

Potato and Green Pea Stew (Aloo Hari Matar Foogath)


Prabhupada's Chickpeas in Golden Karhi Sauce

Preserved Lemons

Pumpkin Soup

Punjabi-style Garam Masala

Punjabi Baked Flatbread (Naan)

Quick Vegetable Stock

Quinoa Tabbouli Salad

Rawa Idli



Rhubarb and Strawberry Pie

Rice, Caribbean Yellow, (Arroz Amarillo con Achiote)

Rice with Poppy Seeds

Rice, Green Herbed Chili (Arroz Verde)

Rice, Classic Pulao

Rice, Tomato with Herbs

Rice, Turkish Pilaf with Currants & Pine Nuts

Rice, Tamarind

Rice, Spinach (Spanakorizo)

Rice with Shredded Carrots and Coconut

Roasted Capsicum, Peanut and Tomato Soup

Sautéed Cauliflower and Green Peas (Gobhi Hari Matar Sabji)

Scented Almond Milk Cooler (Badaam Dhood)

Rose Lassi

Saffron, Lemon & Coconut Cupcakes

Sago Pilaf (Sabudana Khichari)

Salad of Roasted Pumpkin, Spinach and Zhoug

Salty Lassi

Sambar Masala

Sandesh (Lemon Cream-Cheese Fudge)

Savoury Urad Dal Doughnuts

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Coconut

Scones, Buttermilk, with Jam & Cream

Self-raising Flour

Shepherd's Pie

Shrikhand (Condensed Yogurt Dessert)

Simple Carrot and Ginger Soup

Simply Wonderfuls

Sour Cream, Homemade

Spinach Rice (Spanakorizo)

Spiced Chickpea Salad with Spinach

Spiced Green Beans

Spiced Tea (Masala Chai)

Spicy Indian Biscuits (Nankhatai)

Spicy Thai Peanut & Cucumber Relish

Spring Rolls stuffed with Feta & Potato & Green Pea Chutney

Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

Stir-fry of Oven-roasted Cauliflowers with Snow-Peas and Cashews

Strawberry Cream Shortcake

Succulent Eggplant & Panir Cheese in Spicy Tomato Glaze

Succulent Gujarati Pumpkin

Succulent Mixed Vegetable Balls in Herbed Tomato Sauce (Kofta)

Sweet Finnish Bread (Pulla)

Sweet Potato Salad in Maple-Lemon Vinaigrette

Sweet & Sour Dal Soup with Mixed Vegetables

Sweet and spicy Indian Biscuits (Nankhatai)

Sweet Rice Pudding (Bhat Payasa)

Sweet Saffron Rice with Currants and Pistachios (Meetha Kesari Bhat)

Tamarind Rice

Tamarind Sauce

Thai Sticky Rice with Mango

Tomato, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella Salad (Insalata Caprese)

Sweet Tomato Chutney with Fennel

Tomatoes in Smooth Yogurt

Tomato Rice with Herbs

Tomato Relish

Tomato Pickle

Toasted Coconut Rice (Nariyal-Ki Chaval)


Turkish Bulgur Wheat Pilaff

Turkish Nut Pastries in Syrup (Baklava)

Turkish Rice Pilaf with Currants & Pine Nuts

Turkish-style Fragrant Milk (Sahlep)

Turmeric Tea


Vegetable Soup

Vegetarian Chili

Vegi Burgers for 300

Vegie Burgers "With the Lot"

Vegi Stocks

Vegie Xmas Barbie

Walnut, Banana and Rosewater Semolina Halava Pudding

Walnut and Chickpea-Flour Fudge balls (Laddu)

Warm Salad of Roasted Pumpkin, Spinach and Zhoug

Whole Grain, Split Pea and Vegetable Soup

Yogurt, Homemade


Zucchini Pakora with Crushed Peanuts (Louki Pakora)

Cauliflowers and Snowpeas with Roasted Cashews

Feta and Potato Spring Rolls with Green Pea Chutney

Little Berry Puddings

Tom Yum Soup

Gujarati Pumpkingorgonzola and fresh pear on fruit breadcheesy polenta squares