curry

Curry Rice

Shortly after I got married, I was looking around for a rice pilaf recipe with some pizzaz. I didn’t want to always have to buy mixes at the store. However, a good recipe was somewhat hard to find. I finally stumbled upon this recipe in a cookbook, and it quickly became a staple at our …

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Dal Makhani

I mentioned in my Chicken Shawarma post that I hesitate to use traditional names for ethnic dishes. This dish definitely falls into that category. I am not from India. I have honestly never consumed this dish at any Indian restaurants. I have no idea what the “real” dal makhani is like, other than recipes I …

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Aloo Gobi

I have to admit, I’m always a little nervous to try new things when I go to an Indian restaurant.  If I don’t like it, I’ll feel like I wasted money.  When we lived in Chicago, my husband found an “all you can eat” Indian restaurant that was very unique.  It had a few items …

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