Category Archives: Indian

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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Vegan Instant Pot Chickpea Biryani. 10/30/18

If you own an Instant Pot, Chickpea Biryani is super fast and super easy. What takes the longest is soaking the rice for 20 minutes! My recipe is an adaptation of a NYTimes Cooking dish, Pressure Cooker Shrimp Biryani. I … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani. 10/16/18

Originally this recipe for shrimp biryani was supposed to be made entirely in an Instant Pot. Since to use pressure cooking in cooking the shrimp needed jumbo shrimp and we only had smaller shrimp, we decide to cook the shrimp … Continue reading

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