Yule Adore a little Spice This Christmas – Day Twenty-Two

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

I’ve been making dips to go with various dishes today.  If you have cooked or eaten with me, you’ll know that I love to make different styles of dips, oozing with flavours.

I try to vary them so they bring different dishes to life and hope that I can cater for all tastes.

Today, I’ve made a fruity tamarind with clementine, adding some sweetness to the dishes they accompany.  I’ve also made a spicy fresh chilli sauce, here’s the recipe.  http://www.lajinamasala.com/recipe/lajinas-fresh-chilli-sauce/

I’ve made a beetroot raita, simply coarsely grate some fresh beetroot into yoghurt and then add chilli and sugar with a tiny sprinkle of garam masala.  It’s lovely and festive, perfect for this time of year.

The point of spicing up everyday dishes using dips is you can please a crowd, adding their favourite flavours, without too many dishes.

Add a little spice to your life this Christmas!


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Lajina Leal, Lajina Masala


Lajina Leal, Founder, Lajina Masala

Lajina had a Corporate Career as an Accountant for many years and whilst discussing an impending redundancy in an Indian restaurant with her friends, they persuaded her to set up an Indian Cooking School.

The fun started in October 2013 and the business has grown from strength to strength.

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