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Purley in Light Grey


Updated: Mar 18, 2022

When Tim and Joe came to cook for us in our showroom, they served up many delicious treats, but this one in particular stood out - especially for those of us whose veggie patches are flourishing!

We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

Tim Maddams & Joe Draper

Runner Bean Bahjis served with mint yoghurt


150g shredded runner beans

1 tsp coriander seeds

1tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp fennel seeds

½ tsp paprika

a pinch of chilli flakes

1 tsp cumin powder

½ tsp Nigella seeds

Coarse sea salt

1 cup flour

A little beer

Minted yoghurt (to serve)


  1. Toast the spices, then roughly grind them together to make a spice mix.

  2. Put ½ tsp of the mix to one side and add to ½ tsp of coarse sea salt flakes to make the spice salt seasoning.

  3. Add the rest of the spice mix to the flour, mix together and season well with salt.

  4. Dress a handful of the shredded beans in a large bowl, with some of the flour mix and beer to make a thick batter dressing.

  5. Fry spoonfuls of the mixture in hot oil, drain well, season with crushed spice salt and serve with minted yoghurt.



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