Category Archives: Indian

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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Arabian Spinach

This idea started from a basic recipe in our favorite vegetable cookbook The Complete Encyclopedia of Vegetables and Vegetarian Cooking. I’ve changed it up over the years, but it’s still a great go to side or light main dish. Arabian … Continue reading

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Tahini Marinade

This is a great way to use up tahini. It works well with pork or chicken and can be made up to a day earlier. Use meat with the bone in for this dish. The longer the meat is in … Continue reading

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Pork, Pepper and Potatoes with a Twist

How to take a simple one pan fry up and make it better: Start with red curry paste. Pork and Potatoes in a Red Curry Sauce 1/2 lb pork cut into small strips 1 green bell pepper chopped into small … Continue reading

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Squash Stuffed with Lentils and Spice

Who says a dish needs meat to be filling and good? Well me most of the time, but this turned out really good without any meat. The spices mixed nicely with the lentils and slow stewing the beans gave them … Continue reading

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