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Brisket Nihari: Pakistan meets Texas

Indian
March 4, 2021
A Pakistani curry specialty with a Texas twist.
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The Butter Chicken Recipe

Indian
June 28, 2020

The Butter Chicken Recipe

Indian
June 28, 2020
The Butter Chicken Recipe This is it. The reason I tell people to buy an Instant Pot: the butter chicken recipe from famed Instant Pot Food Blogger Urvashi Pitre who literally is called “the butter chicken lady”. The first time I tried this I told my wife we aren’t ordering Indian takeout anymore. Yeah, this is a good one . . .
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Easy Dal Recipe

Indian
April 21, 2020

Easy Dal Recipe

Indian
April 21, 2020
An Easy Dal Recipe This easy dal recipe post has been a long time coming. Dal is the comfort food of my people. Growing up in a Bengali household in the Midwest in the 1980s, “Indian food” was seldom something we would go out for. It was the food we ate at home on weeknights and on weekends at friend’s homes. It was a cuisine I took for granted until I went off to college and found myself 2000 miles ...
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Recipe: Instant Pot Biriyani

Indian
August 11, 2019

Recipe: Instant Pot Biriyani

Indian
August 11, 2019
The Vitals: recipe: Instant Pot Lamb Dum Biriyani  difficulty: medium – lots of spices/ingredients, a fair amount of prep if you’re not used to making Indian food on the daily health rating: indulgent. If you do this right with fatty lamb, whole milk yogurt and white basmati rice, you hit a cheat meal 4 sho  time: Instant Pot time 6 minutes + natural pressure release. 30 minimum minute marinade time. 1 hour prep.  Much to my chagrin, the wifey scored ...
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Bang for your Bengali Food Buck: Haat Baazar NYC

Indian
December 7, 2018
The Vitals: the spot: Haat Bazaar 3711 73rd st suite 73 Jackson Heights Queens NY the eats: Biriyani, beef curry, dal, dimmer chop(fried egg), bhaji – basically get everything you can but fair warning: the fish has a million bones!! the bucks: $10 a person the full nelson: legendary Bengali grocer serving authentic home cooked Bengali food in the heart of Jackson Heights Queens Beyond Chicken Tikka Masala and Naan lies a complex world of regional Indian cuisines, like Bengali cuisine ...
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Rasika DC: Bang for your Indian Food Buck

Indian
August 11, 2017
If someone was to ask me for a good Indian restaurant recommendation, my first thought is a divey curry joint. Not one in particular really, although I think back to the four or five blocks of LA’s Koreatown that became designated Little Bangladesh, and the ideal spot has a row of steam trays to be avoided, Bollywood videos blaring off a cheap television set, members of the Indian sub continent diaspora lounging about for most of a hazy afternoon, and ...
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