Category Archives: Indian

Red Lentil Dahl

Lentils are the perfect solution for when someone forgets to put anything out for dinner in the morning before work. They cook fast, require no pre-soaking and are very versatile. This dish is a perfect accompaniment to go with any … Continue reading

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Roti

This flat bread recipe comes from Eva’s Kitchen Inspirations, which she altered from Metemgee. I almost followed Eva’s recipe exactly and had a perfect product the first time around.  The only thing I changed is to add a teaspoon of … Continue reading

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Chai Tea

It’s taking forever for spring-like weather to arrive in the South. Normally we’d be turning the garden in early March. Instead we were waiting for the ice covering it to melt. This helped us think warm thoughts. Chai Tea 24 … Continue reading

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Indian Stewed Whole Chicken

This is a good dish to serve at a party. Place the pot on a hot pad and let the guests tear the super tender, juicy meat from the bones themselves. This is adapted from Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Easy. Whole … Continue reading

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Cilantro Yogurt Dipping Sauce

This is a very flavorful dipping sauce perfect with naan or roti. It is also good for vegetables, meat kabobs and just about anything else you may want to dunk in it. Fresh jalapenos can be substituted for the pickled … Continue reading

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Lamb Stuffed with Fruit

This sweet, sticky filling is perfect with the rich flavor of lamb. Try to pick a lamb roast with a smaller bone and a good bit of fat on the outside. Lamb Stuffed with Dried Fruit 3-4 lb leg of … Continue reading

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Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemons are a great staple for many different Indian dishes. I also like to use them in drinks and any dish that may need a nice lemon kick. A lot of recipes call for Meyer lemons, which would be … Continue reading

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Okra Indian Style

This is what to do with the last okra of the season. Or fry it. (The recipe was inspired by one in Curry Easy.) Chicken and Okra 4 chicken thighs cut into bite sized cubes 1 tbsp minced ginger 1 … Continue reading

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Indian Style Stir Fry

This is a fun switch on a stir fry. I adapted the idea from Madhur Jaffrey’s classic Curry Easy. The cooking time is very quick and the spices can be adjusted to any preference. Serve this over brown rice of … Continue reading

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Potato Lentil Curry

This is a really flavorful curry. Use it as a side or main course served over brown rice or with naan. Any type of lentil will work but yellow will give the nicest color. Potato Lentil Curry 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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