Baked Samosas

Finished samosas are really good with mango or mint chutney.

Above: Finished samosas are really good with mango or mint chutney. When I use the oven, especially in the warmer months. I have to make use of the whole oven so I feel that heating up the house is worth it. Since…

Oven-Fried Spicy Chicken

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Above: My son Marcos, diving into a bite of the cooked chicken. Oven-Fried Spicy Chicken 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…

Holiday Meals

Christmas Eve Dinner: Steamed Crablegs

Turkey Curry Recipe Daal Daal is a dish made with lentils. They can be brown, yellow or red. They are cooked with ginger, chili, tomato, sauteed onions. In this dish I cooked them and then pureed part of the lentils in a blender and then added them back to the rest of…

Chickpea Curry

Chickpea Curry with White Rice and Greek Yogurt

Above: Chickpea Curry with White Rice and Greek Yogurt Chickpea Curry Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   For this recipe, you need to use dried chickpeas because they are cooked with the spices….

Indian Spices

Indian Spices

Typically most Indian meals that we make use the following spices to taste: mustard seed paprika turmeric (mostly for color, use sparingly) garam masala ground coriander ground cumin black pepper fresh chili pepper salt Specialty dishes we will also use: green cardamon seed black cardamon seed coriander seed fenugreek seed cloves anise…