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Tikka Masala

Ingredients For marinating the chicken: 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 cup greek yogurt (7 oz.) 1 tablespoon garam masala 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger For the sauce: 15 ounces canned tomato sauce or puree 5 cloves garlic, minced 4 teaspoons garam masala 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1 cup heavy whipping cream For serving: basmati rice naan freshly chopped cilantro Preparation Combine all marinade … Continue reading

Indian Tomato Mint Salad

Ingredients 6 large ripe tomatoes, diced about 1/2″ 4 spring onions (or yellow onions, shallots), finely chopped 1 large handful fresh mint leaves, finely minced juice of 1 – 2 lemons salt and pepper cayenne pepper Preparation Place tomatoes and onions into a bowl. Juice the lemons. Grind salt and pepper to taste into the … Continue reading

Broiled Fish with Lemon Curry Butter

Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 garlic cloves, finely grated or minced 1 ½ tablespoons minced thyme leaves 1 ½ teaspoons curry powder 1 ½ teaspoons grated ginger ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt, more as needed ¾ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest Ground black pepper, to taste 4 (6-ounce) blackfish, flounder or hake fillets Fresh lemon juice, for serving Dill fronds or fresh parsley, for serving Preparation Heat the broiler. In a small saucepan … Continue reading

Butter Chicken

Ingredients 1 ½ cups full-fat Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 ½ tablespoons ground turmeric 2 tablespoons garam masala 2 tablespoons ground cumin 3 pounds chicken thighs, on the bone ¼ pound unsalted butter 4 teaspoons neutral oil, like vegetable or canola oil 2 medium-size yellow onions, peeled and diced 4 cloves garlic, peeled … Continue reading

Indian Vegetable Curry

Ingredients 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 ½ teaspoons garam masala ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 c. chopped onion 3/4 lb. potatoes, cut into 1/2″ pieces 3 cloves garlic, pressed 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger 1 – 1 ½ serrano chiles, minced 1 tbsp. tomato paste ½ head cauliflower, florets (4 c.) 1 (14.5oz) can diced tomatoes, blended … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Croquettes with Black-Eyed Pea Curry

Ingredients Croquettes 3 medium sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and quartered 1 tablespoon oil, plus extra for panfrying 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 large onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup grated raw cauliflower 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger-garlic paste 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 to 1 teaspoon red chili powder 1/2 … Continue reading

Chicken Biryani

Ingredients 10 cardamom pods, smashed 1 cinnamon stick 2″ piece fresh ginger, cut into ½-inch-thick coins and smashed ½ tsp. cumin seed 3 qt. water salt 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs black pepper 3 tbsp. butter 2 medium onions, sliced thin (about 4 cups) 2 medium jalapeño chiles, one seeded and chopped fine, the other … Continue reading

Ceylon Curry of Oysters

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or coconut oil 4 small shallots, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced ½ serrano or Thai chili, seeded and minced 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 large pinch turmeric 1 cinnamon stick 3 cloves 1 bay leaf 1 cup coconut milk Salt 12 oysters, shucked, liquor reserved Juice of 1/2 lemon Preparation … Continue reading

Kashmiri Chicken

Ingredients 3 lb. chicken pieces, skin removed (pref. dark meat) 4 tbsp. vegetable oil or ghee 3 lg. onions, finely sliced 10 black peppercorns, crushed 10 cardamom seeds, crushed (or 1/4 tsp. ground cardamom) 1 3-in cinnamon stick (or 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon) 1 2-in piece fresh ginger, chopped 2-4 garlic cloves, minced 1 heaping … Continue reading

Quinoa with Spiced Lentil Dal

Ingredients For the quinoa: 3/4 cup regular blond quinoa 1/4 cup red quinoa 1 1/4 cups water 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon salt, to taste For the dal: 1 cup brown or split yellow lentils (toor dal), rinsed 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric 1/2 medium onion (intact), peeled Salt to taste 1 … Continue reading