Spiced Garlic Poondu Kolumbu

Spiced Garlic Poondu Kolumbu

This traditional south Indian side dish is known as Poondu Kolumbu in the south or Lahsooni Kari in the north, which simply means “garlic curry.” The pungent flavor of garlic is well complemented by the spices and tangy tamarind and tomatoes. Do not be put off by the quantity of garlic, although you might not

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Home-Style Garam Masala Garam Masala

Home-Style Garam Masala Garam Masala

Garam masala, literally “hot spice,” is the most popular spice blend used in Indian cooking. It is the basic essence of Indian cooking. There are as many versions of garam masala as there are chefs. This recipe is what I use very often in my kitchen. It is important that the spices are blended fresh

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Chaat Masala

Chaat Masala

Chaat is a commonly used term to describe street snacks of India. These small dishes are infused with a complex blend of sweet, tangy and spicy flavors. This is always seasoned with a spice mix called chaat masala. Like any other Indian spice blends each one has their own regional variation throughout India. This spice

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Dhaba Spice Dhaba Masala

Dhaba Spice Dhaba Masala

Dhabas are small local restaurants or truck stops which are located along the highways of northern India. Dhabas generally serve delicious, heavily spiced dishes preferred by many travelers. Marinated meat, chicken, fish or cheese is given a distinct flavor with this versatile mixture of spices made famous by the dhabas.

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Vindaloo Curry Paste

Vindaloo Curry Paste

This spicy curry paste reflects the Portuguese influence in the western Indian state of Goa. Its primary flavors come from vinegar and dried red chilies. The term vindaloo derives from the Portuguese dish “Carne de Vinha d’ Alhos,” a dish of meat, usually pork, with vinegar and garlic. Vindaloo is a very popular restaurant curry

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Indian Grilling and Roasting Rub

Indian Grilling and Roasting Rub

Making your own fresh spice blends and pastes makes a world of difference in your cooking. This is an aromatic blend that I created inspired by aromatic Indian spices and the western grilling rubs. This blend is ideal for marinating steak, fish or chicken. This can be used as a dry rub or can be

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BUNNY CHOW Hollow Stuffed Bread Roll

BUNNY CHOW Hollow Stuffed Bread Roll

Bunny chow is simply a hollow bread roll stuffed with curry – not made with real bunny, but with tender pieces of stewed lamb. In its native South Africa it is often spooned into large hollowed-out loaves of bread, which are designed to be eaten with your hands – quite a challenge, even for the

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