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Do Piyaza Ideas, Tips and Serving Suggestions

Do Piyaza Ideas, Tips and Serving Suggestions

The Do Piyaza is the perfect curry for the onion-lover. A delicately spiced dish originating from Bengal, it is traditionally made with heaps of chunky onion and finished with lashings of yoghurt.

Try it with:

  • Spring lamb, jersey royals, spring greens and mushrooms. Simply leave out the lamb for a scrummy veggie alternative!
  • Lamb, sweet potato and chunky onion, served with large dollops of greek yoghurt.
  • Red mullet, cleaned and cut into slices. Add the head and tail too for extra flavour.
  • Oven roasted courgettes, quartered red onion, baby carrots, and whole garlic cloves.

Top Tips:

  • Leave out the tomatoes and add 100ml extra water for a simple village-style curry.
  • Add the onions right near the end of cooking to keep them crisp - it’ll add a crunchy bite to your meal.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Pair your curry with fresh sides that add texture and colour to your meal. We recommend a tangy Tarka Dhal to add zing or the bright green Palak Paneer.
  • Garnish with fresh or roasted spring onions - the more onion the better with this dish!
  • Serve with pilau rice or roti and lots of yoghurt. If yoghurt on its own isn’t for you, try stirring in a spoonful of Geeta’s Lime Pickle or try our Tarka Yoghurt recipe for a dip with pizazz!