Dosai Masala, Indian Comfort Food

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Pronounced “dough-sigh” This is one of my favorite meals, a true comfort food. It is not hard to make, just takes planning to soak ahead. Dosai Masala, Indian Comfort Food   Print Prep time 26 hours Cook time 40 mins Total time 26 hours 40 mins   Lentil Rice Pankcakes with Potato…

Tamarind Chicken “Lolipops”

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Tamarind Chicken “Lolipops”   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 25 mins   This is like an Asian barbeque sauce Recipe type: Appetizer or Main Serves: 3 Ingredients 6 chicken drumsticks 4 tbsp tamarind puree (available at Asian and Indian markets) juice of 1 lemon or lime…

Mustache Pay & Other Idiosyncrasies of India

Policemen must have mustaches. In India, the policemen were required to grow mustaches because it was considered to make one look more authoritative. I was doubtful of this and looked it up. Turns out Karan wasn’t too far off. Check out this article from BBC News entitled “Indian police given moustache pay”…

Mexican Dinner Salad

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Mexican Dinner Salad   Print Prep time 12 mins Total time 12 mins   This is a great salad for summer and you can play with the ingredients as suits you. Recipe type: Entree Serves: 4 Ingredients Head of Lettuce 2 Haas Avocados 2 Ripe Sweet Tomatoes (on the vine) or 1…

Oven-Fried Spicy Chicken

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Above: My son Marcos, diving into a bite of the cooked chicken. Oven-Fried Spicy Chicken   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   This a great, low-fat version of fried chicken with an Indian spice kick. Recipe type: Main course Serves: 4 Ingredients…