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Jon Mitchell, Dr Amir and Mama Khan rustle up a delicious curry using Calendar patch veggies

Jon Mitchell joined Dr Amir at his house and had a cooking masterclass with the one and only Mama Khan. They used vegetables grown from the Calendar vegetable patch to make a delicious, authentic vegetarian curry.

The combination of fresh vegetables and spices made a mouth watering dish.

Home-made vegetable curry Credit: ITV Calendar

The proof of the veg is all in the eating!

If you would like to recreate this dish here is the recipe for #Mama Khans Mixed Vegetable Curry:


  • 4 tablespoons of sunflower oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 4 tomatoes chopped roughly
  • 1/4 cabbage
  • 3 carrots thinly sliced
  • 3 medium potatoes skin on chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon dried fenugreek leaves
  • 100mls water
  • Juice of half a lemon


  • Heat oil in pan
  • Add the cumin seeds and heat for 1 minute
  • Add the onions and soften but not brown
  • Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, salt and turmeric
  • Stir and heat for 2 mins
  • Add the carrots and water and leave to cook for 4-5 mins until the carrots are soft
  • Add the garlic and ginger and stir
  • Next add the cabbage and potatoes and stir
  • Add the fenugreek leaves and the juice of half a lemon stir and leave to cook for 15 mins

Serve with rice or chapatti

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