Monday, September 25, 2006

Curry on a shoestring

Click the pic to discover how to make this delicious curry, which is one of my specialities. It's my first post over at Beggar's Banquet.

courgette curry


Blogger Tanya said...

Yup. Now I fancy a curry.

25 September, 2006 12:43  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

any tips for a guy that doesn't like courgettes?

25 September, 2006 12:48  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Tanya: Make this one, and see what you think!

Cappy: Replace with aubergine, as mentioned in the little preamble. Or if you don't like that either (I don't much), try adding a different colour pepper. Red would be nice, but perhaps green would add an appropriate little counterpoint to the sweetness of the yellow.

25 September, 2006 12:59  
Blogger Karen said...

Damn you. I too have a huge craving for a curry suddenly. And it's got chickpeas...a definate YES for me (I love me some chickpeas!).

25 September, 2006 13:33  
Blogger Milla said...

Grazie della visita e della ricetta :)
La provero' stasera.

25 September, 2006 15:30  
Blogger Camie Vog said...

yeah!!! I am making the prawn dish tonight, it got bumped back after my hubby spotted Cynnie's Cuban Arroz con Pollo recipe sitting next to the prawn printout. More imperial culinary terms I see... Aubergine= eggplant for the Americans out there. This time I guessed the right answer, and used google for verification. I like curry, too. Don't know if the hubby will go for it, but who cares.

25 September, 2006 15:46  
Blogger Tanya said...

I am going to take you up on that. I love courgettes. And aubergines. Hmmm. I wonder... should I use both veggies then?

25 September, 2006 16:28  
Blogger _z. said...

hmmm... not too bad mate... not too bad... I am impressed. of course I am a lousy cook, but I can make a kick ass paella.

25 September, 2006 17:22  
Blogger mister anchovy said...

We don't use the work courgettes much here in Canada (like at all)....I guess they are what we call zuchinni or summer squash over here. Courgettes sounds so much more sophisticated......

26 September, 2006 05:12  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Karen: Chickpeas are great, aren't they?

Milla: Prego. Hai provato la ricetta? Se si, come e' andata?

Camie: Hope you tried Red's prawn dish; it's one of my favourites, I must say. I hadn't though about adding US conversions until I saw your comment on Red's, so I figured I'd add them in when I do mine!

Tanya: Both veggies?! Oh my god, that's ... insane! You never know what might happen. Did ya do it, didja, didja?

_z.: I'm good at making a few dishes that I've practised over and over. Beyond that, not so great. I get flustered too easily when I have to do more than three things at once! I've only eaten a proper paella once, and it was before I really got into prawns and peeling the shells off them, so I'm sure I'll appreciate it a whole lot more next time I have it.

Mr A: Zucchini, yes, as you hopefully saw when you checked out the recipe. Courgette sounds quite cultured, though, doesn't it?

26 September, 2006 10:05  
Blogger Milla said...

E' andata BENISSIMO!! Anche per me che non so cucinare, I mean in general, I can't really cook, questa ricetta e' facile e non costa una cicca! I can tell you it will go down well even with my family in Italy...they will be so surprised at my culinary skills that they will fall off their chairs while holding their forks.

26 September, 2006 13:55  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Excellent! E' proprio facile, eh? I can cook some stuff, but I have five or six dishes that I do really well (if I do say so myself!), and this is one of them.

27 September, 2006 11:43  

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