Jardaloo Ma Murghi (Curry With Apricots) 22p

This young woman is inspirational and I applaud her on every level. However, just wondering why so many of her recipes call for tinned veg and not fresh? I am embarrassed that I do not know the price differential. Am going to find out more about this.

Jack Monroe

This is my favourite curry, my go-to, easy but perfect comfort food. I used to make it with a cheap turkey leg, but any protein source will do – so feel free to chuck a fistful of whatever you fancy in with the onions if you want to bulk it out or extend it. Recipe from A Girl Called Jack.

Serves 2 from 61p each

400g canned chickpeas, 40p

1 onion, 5p (54p/1kg)

2 fat cloves of garlic, 4p (17p/bulb)

1 chilli or a pinch of dried chilli flakes, <1p (80p/100g)

a splash of oil, 2p (£1.10/1l)

1 tsp cumin (ground or seeds), 2p (£1.15/100g)

1 x 400g tin of peaches (or apricots or mandarins), 33p (33p/411g)

1 x 400g carton or tin of chopped tomatoes, 30p

a handful of fresh coriander, finely…

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