Grilled Lamb Chops – Madras Hot!

Features Editor, Danielle, has been experimenting in the kitchen in preparation for BBQ season. “Last week I co-erced my other half into visiting the dark depths of the back of the shed, in order to retrieve the barbecue. After a thorough clean, a trip to the shop for coal and much begging for BBQ dinner […]

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Jun 19, 2014
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Curries of the World… Spice Up Your Life!

Exciting news! Our friends at CurryKit.co are working with Chaat! at the BBC Good Food Show this year to spice up kitchens all over Britain. Subscribers at the BBC Good Food Show at the NEC, Birmingham will be the first to get their hands on CurryKit’s spice blends which make cooking an authentic tasting curry an absolute […]

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Jun 13, 2014
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Fudco: Chicken Masala

Jenny Adams tries the Fudco spice kit. Looking for an easy to follow recipe bursting with flavours? The Fudco Chicken Masala is a specially blended mix of spices designed to enhance the flavour of any chicken dish, accompanied by a simple recipe to create a quick and tasty dish. The recipe uses the Fudco mixed […]

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Jun 11, 2014
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Cumin and Coriander Spiced Vegetables

Cumin and Coriander Spiced Vegetables and Pearl Barley (Serves 6) Sautee 4 – 5 carrots (peeled, 1 cm sliced) 2 x leeks (washed, 1 cm sliced) 2 courgette (1 cm sliced) 1 small squash (peeled and chunked) 1 medium red onion (sliced) (120g) 2 cups of fine beans (topped, tailed and halved) (600g) 1 ½ […]

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May 15, 2014
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A Free Cardamom Plant!

Get growing with us and receive a free cardamom plant when you subscribe to Chaat! for just £19.50! Chaat! has partnered with the wonderful Plants4Presents for this fantastic gift to go along with your curry magazine subscription, which goes alongside our ‘Grow Your Own Curry’ Challenge. Along with a 6 issue subscription to the nation’s ONLY spicy […]

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Apr 13, 2014
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A South Asian Enigma

Eat Water’s 7 Calories Rice, Pasta and Noddle Range For 100g of rice to contain a mere 7 calories seems unbelievable. However, British food company Eat Water’s slim range of rice contains around 343 calories less than a normal 100g serving of rice. The Slim range has become the UK and Ireland’s best-selling low calorie […]

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Apr 09, 2014
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Recipe Ingredient Spotlight: PANEER

When you think of different types of cheeses, what comes to your mind first? Cheddar, Brie, Stilton? What about Paneer? Paneer is a fresh ‘farmers’ cheese popular in India and other Asian Countries. Also called Chhena in northern regions, it is similar to cottage cheese and is so versatile it can be used in both […]

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Mar 24, 2014
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Review: Manju Malhi’s Easy Indian Cookbook

While there is a plethora of Indian cookbooks out there, you’ll never catch us complaining! As far as we’re concerned, every cookery book offers a wonderfully different take on Indian Cuisine, with some absolute recipe gems nestled within their pages. Manju Malhi’s Easy Indian Cookbook is no exception. Fit to burst with stunning images of […]

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Mar 21, 2014
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TOP OF THE POPPADOMS NEEDS YOU!

Send us your suggestion(s) and you could WIN a Ferns curry paste! It’s Britain’s original top ten countdown of best loved curries. Now, in 2014… we’d like YOU to tell us what dishes YOU would like to see in our TOP OF THE POPPADOMS poll! Three years ago, when we first launched the magazine, we asked our […]

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Mar 17, 2014
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CHAAT! s GROW YOUR OWN CURRY CHALLENGE!

Be part of our homegrown challenge and share your pics with us! This year, we here at Chaat! Magazine are pulling our green fingers out and growing our own Indian curry recipe ingredients. As a curry magazine, it’s only fitting, but here’s the thing –  we’d like you to give it your best shot too! […]

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Mar 10, 2014
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Visiting Birmingham?

If you’re planning a stay in the bustling city of Birmingham, we’ve found some of the best hotels on a budget. The Thistle Hotel is particularly great for those of you looking for a stylish hotel situated in the heart of Birmingham. Just a few minutes from restaurants, bars and museums, the ideal location is […]

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Mar 04, 2014
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Our Pick of the Day

One of the items that you can get with our curry magazine subscription. Perhaps the richest kind of soy sauce there is, Ketjap Manis is a delectably dark, sweet and syrupy condiment originating from Indonesia. This soy sauce an absolute staple ingredient for Asian cooking. It’s suitable for vegetarians and contains no unnecessary and unwanted fats. Great for […]

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Feb 19, 2014
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WIN a Valentine’s Day Gift Hamper

Spice up your love life this Valentine’s Day with Chaat! Magazine’s seductive spicy hamper! Our special love-themed hamper is packed full of aphrodisiac spiciness, and as if that wasn’t enough to get you ‘in the mood’, it comes with an issue of Chaat! Magazine. Our current issue includes 23 fantastic recipes ranging from flavoursome nibbles […]

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Feb 14, 2014
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Our Pick of the Day

Ever heard of bombay mix chocolate? Neither had we! The contrast of the mix’s spiciness and crunchiness combined with the dark chocolate’s silky sweetness is surprisingly moreish. Cally, the owner of Chocally, told us that, “The Bombay mix chocolate idea came to me when I couldn’t stop munching on the incredibly moreish savoury snack. I thought, […]

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Feb 05, 2014
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Blue Nun Sparkling Gold; An Ideal Valentine’s Wine

Blue Nun Sparkling Gold; An Ideal Valentine’s Wine Ideal for romantic celebrations such as Valentine’s Day, Blue Nun has released a sparkling Gold Edition white wine, complete with distinctive fine flecks of delicate 22 carat gold leaf and now available in mini 200ml bottles available from ASDA stores nationwide.   Designed with special and romantic […]

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Feb 04, 2014
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Best Curry Cookbooks of 2013

We take a look at last year’s recipe books and what makes them a must-read… Spice Odyssey, Paul Merrett “My only aim is to provoke inspiration and exploration, because those two qualities are always apparent in all of the world’s finest cooks.” Paul Merrett, in the introduction of Spice Odyssey, would encourage you not to […]

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Jan 14, 2014
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Free Foodie Hamper when you Subscribe!

What do you get the person who loves curry? The UK’s only magazine for lovers of spice, of course!  A unique and brilliantly niche gift idea, Chaat! Magazine celebrates all things spicy with mouth-watering recipes, celebrity chef interviews, cooking tips and travel features. The new December/January issue is packed full of simple yet flavoursome recipes […]

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Dec 13, 2013
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The New East India Company

The Company that helped shape Britain’s consumption and traditions is now reborn… WORDS BY MARIANNE VOYLE Hidden away from the bustle of London’s Regent Street is a grand store gleaming with rows of enticing, luxurious food and drink products from India. After 135 years of company inactivity, this store was opened in 2010 to continue […]

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Jul 30, 2013
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