Category Archives: Indian

Leftovers – Curried rice with chicken and carrots

The chicken that I bought at Costco is the focus of Saturday’s debate about what to eat for dinner. We still have half of it left. I am not feeling like chicken salad. John is not feeling like chicken with … Continue reading

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New vegan recipe! Chana Dal with brown rice, tabbouleh, and pita

New recipe tonight! Chana dal is a stew made from split chickpeas seasoned with cumin seeds, chili powder, turmeric, and tomatoes. This is a snap to make with your Instant Pot. I found this super easy recipe at Piping Pot … Continue reading

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Instant Pot rice biryani with shrimp. 5/29/19

Before discussing our dinner, here is an update on our daughter’s plot in the community garden. With the exception of a few tiny strawberries this is the first harvest, fava beans! She and I shucked a bagful out of their … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani. 3/21/19

Biryani is an Indian dish thought to have been brought to India by Arab traders and has an etymology stemming from the Persian word for rice. Since it is the first day of Spring, it is also Nowruz, a new year’s … Continue reading

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Curry with protein and carrots. 2/27/19

This curry flavored dish can be made with pork, firm tofu, all vegetables, chickpeas, or as we made it with chicken. While John is at work I do my part – cut up the chicken into bite size pieces, and … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani. 1/18/19

So we were supposed to be eating the shrimp biryani on Thursday but realized that we did not have any limes. We had spaghetti and meat sauce instead. And as often happens when we are eating pasta, I was too … Continue reading

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A gemisch of cuisines. 11/2/18

And by a gemisch I mean leftovers. I take the remnant of our Indian biryani and add some Mexican touches and serve it with the Vietnamese pork we had the other night. Result? Dinner is ready in about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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