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Parveen’s Indian Kitchen

  • Episode:

    3 of 10

  • Transmission (TX):

    Sun 03 Feb 2019

  • TX Confirmed


  • Time

    9.30am - 10.30am

  • Week:

    Week 06 2019 : Sat 02 Feb - Fri 08 Feb

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  • Published:

    Tue 22 Jan 2019

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Episode 3


Parveen throws open the doors to her kitchen to showcase her version of potato and cauliflower parathas served with kuchumber – and is keen to show how easy parathas are to make at home. 


Following the theme of parathas, Parveen enlists food blogger and Delhiite Shashank Agarwal, where he tours the infamous ‘Paratha Wali Gali’ in the bustling streets of Chandi Chowk, Delhi. Shashank tastes the wonderful array of stuffed parathas on offer – including parathas stuffed with sweet condensed milk, followed by Indian ice cream – kulfi. 


Parveen gives her top tips on store cupboard basic must haves. She delves into the different types of flours and reveals the secret of her plastic bin. And she introduces Euden Ghissing, a mum and business owner from Delhi who has turned family recipes of momo’s – an Asian dumpling, into a successful business. 


Parveen lines up renowned chef Alex Moser, who showcases dishes which are influenced by seasonal local Indian produce. From forgotten, ancient produce such as millet to locally grown micro greens, chef Alex has built relations with local produce farmers across India to open a European-style restaurant and food hall in the heart of Delhi’s new tech hub. 


In her kitchen, Parveen proves that homemade samosas are an easy task with her speedy samosas with a spicy potato and pea filling, served with a tamarind sauce. 


And as part of her journey of regional Indo-culinary discovery, Parveen visits East London’s Gujarati Rasoi, and owner chef Urvesh Parvais, who has opened his restaurant with the guiding hands of family recipes. Chef Urvesh and his mum teach Parveen the regional dishes of Gujarat they serve at the restaurant.