By Lisa Starr, Meatland
Curry in a heatwave?
You may be surprised to hear that it's just what the doctor ordered.
Curry dishes - and especially those that contain healing turmeric - are proven to speed up blood circulation which consequently cools you down.
How fortunate that my most recent discovery - and my family's currently most requested dish - is appropriately curry-based.
1 cup water
170 grams butter
2 3/4 cups plain flour
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon paprika OR curry powder
1 large onion, chopped
2 teaspoons crushed garlic
1 tablespoon grated ginger**
1 tablespoon curry paste OR 2 teaspoons curry powder
2 teaspoons crushed coriander seeds (optional)
1 1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots
1 - 2 cups boiled, lightly crushed potato
Lemon zest or squeeze of lemonSalt to taste