It is the very same authenticity that adds to the significance of the food served in Brilliant kitchens. Chef Shilpa Dandekar opened Pure Indian Cooking in Fulham in 2015 with her husband Faheem Vanoo. I find it very inspiring when women reach out to me and share that they aspire to grow like me. Too much teasing already by all the food talk? “I still watch him in amazement as he makes rice in great quantities. Kimberly discovered she was pregnant while on honeymoon with husband Max Rogers, also 32, in New York in April. “The founder of the Brilliant brand, my grandfather Bishen Dass used to cook this Masaledar Haadi Wala Chicken (which translates to chicken on the bone cooked in a masala sauce) in huge quantities back in Kenya at banquets for up to 5,000 at one time and it’s a recipe that has now travelled for more than four generations in the Anand family. Like she says, “I think cooking is in my blood. Here’s the recipe: Masaledar Haadi Wala Chicken (Kenya Style). You may want to use the lid as the masala starts to spit. Love The World Today's Dipti Ahuja and Dipna Daryanani pose ecstatically with their awards given by actress Rakul Preet Singh and celebrity hair stylist Aalim Hakim. Try it with a Lachha Parantha or hot fluffy chapatti.”, 2 tsp cumin seeds It can be difficult to be away from your husband and family, but the people closest to me sometimes know me better than my husband does.” ... Dipna Anand Brilliant Restaurant, London Of course, some people do prefer meat off the bone – it’s down to personal preference. The Indian recipes at Brilliant kitchens with a Kenyan slant are something that have been handed down through generations and lend the restaurant chain its unique touch. I don’t wake up with an “Oh no, another day” attitude. Sadly, when it comes to food, we rarely go beyond the recipes, and award-winning chef Dipna Anand has been trying to change that. “My grandfathers started the first Brilliant restaurant in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1950.” Then sometime around 1975, the family decided to move to the UK, where Dipna’s father and his brother opened Brilliant restaurant yet again in 1975 in Southall. dipna anand is on a mission to prove that Indian food can be both tasty and good for you. She eventually started teaching Indian cuisine at the university. Lower the heat slightly and cook the chicken for a further 2-3 minutes until fully cooked. However, Dipna feels that this trend is finally beginning to change. 1 tsp carom seeds, crushed Anjum Anand (born 15 August 1971) is a British food writer and TV chef of Indian cuisine. Serve with a lachcha paratha or hot chapatti and experience. She also started a Cookery School at The Brilliant Restaurant so as to further her love for cooking and preserving it by passing it on. If you have any questions, or feedback please do contact me and I will try to get back to you as soon as I can. Every time they go out for a vacation, they want to come back to the curry and that speaks for itself. Cover the saucepan and steam cook for about 3 minutes on a medium heat, Add the cashew nut paste and double cream to the makhani chicken and cook for a further 3 minutes, Finally add the garam masala and dried fenugreek leaves and cook for 2 minutes before taking off the heat, (optional) with chopped coriander, ginger julienne strips and swirls of double cream. I mean just in the UK, you can find 32 different varieties of Indian cooking. Discuss: Can A Smoking Or Drinking Scene Be Responsible For A Film’s ‘U’ Rating? 1 ½ tsp red chilli powder Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £25.