From: Four Live
This Persian inspired dish is so quick to make, pretty healthy and plays on all sorts of taste and flavour sensations
A wonderfully fragrant sweet, sour type dish from Goa, to the south of India with a distinct peppery perfume. This region's cooking is heavily influenced by the Portuguese, so the Vindaloo is more about vinegar ('vin') and garlic ('alho') than pure hot, heat. The chillies reflect Goa's penchant for a little extra kick. Here's a vegetarian version, every bit delicious as the traditional pork.
This is really quite simple to make. It takes a little patience to cook and cool down but produces a totally satisfying deep crust crunch with a moreish moist centre and delicious polenta bite. I've used the spices here to brighten up the richness and add some oomph to the subtle, zesty clementine flavour.
These are beautiful fried potato cakes my Dad used to make for us any time he got in the kitchen, when Mum was out! They're a staple of any street wala in northern India and a must-have whenever walking around the winter streets of Old Delhi. This is my version, simple, effective and totally delicious!