Recipes

Filter Results By

Yellow Dal with Spinach and Extra Ginger
If chana dal is what you're used to cooking, make the switch to moong dal. It's every bit as creamy, but lighter and easier to cook because it doesn't require any soaking
Kichri with Garlic, Peas and Spinach
Mira Manek shares her recipe for this classic Indian comfort food. Kichri is light, nutritious and can be tweaked to include any veggie you may have at home
Coconut Gulab Jamuns
The name of this evergreen Indian sweet literally translates to rose berries, which is apt since these dough balls are soaked in a rose-water syrup. Top them with bits of edible gold leaf for an attractive finish
Calamari Salad
When cooking calamari, the rule is to either cook it very quickly for just a few minutes or very very slowly. Serve this calamari salad with a hot mustard dressing like they do at Al Fanar
Shrimp Machboos
The prawn heads are really where all the flavour of the prawn is hidden so use them to make a stock to cook the rice in for this excellent machboos recipe from Al Fanar
Mixed Mediterranean Seafood Stew
Celebrate the bounty of the sea with this spicy Mediterranean seafood stew from Al Fanar - a restaurant that serves traditional Emirati dishes
Raspberry, Pomegranate and Mascarpone Pavlova
Dress up a simple Pavlova with bright pops of colour. The mascarpone filling adds an element of richness to this otherwise light dessert
Chocolate Chilli Baklava
Round off your iftar or Eid meals with this decadent dessert that combines rich dark chocolate with flaky phyllo. How can anyone resist that?
Tomato Skin Salt
After taking the time to blanch and peel tomatoes for a soup or sauce recipe, have you ever stopped and thought: “Now what can I do with this pile of tomato skins?” Here’s your answer
Watermelon Rind Preserve
Make our watermelon popsicles then use the leftover rinds to make this delicious condiment
Senegalese Bread Rolls
One relic left over from the French occupation of Senegal is their predilection for crusty bread. These gorgeous rolls are pretty straightforward and very simple to make
Bone Broth
Have you tried our vindaloo lamb shanks recipe? Do, it’s a hearty meal for dinner. But make sure you keep the leftover bones – you can substitute them for the beef bones in this broth, which really is like drinking a hug in a bowl