Posts Tagged ‘ Indian ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Homemade Indian Naan

Homemade Naan Bread Inspired by the success of the grilled flatbread pizza, I wanted to try my hand at other grilled breads. Naan seemed like an obvious choice. I’ll be honest: more often than not, I will heat up frozen naan from Trader Joe’s when I’m making an Indian meal. But for some reason, one […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Chole Palak (Chickpeas with Spinach)

For the next installment of our Indian vegetarian cooking series, I bring you chole palak, or chickpeas with spinach. Chickpeas are high in protein, and this makes a complete meal when served with basmati rice or naan. This was the first recipe I made that used a ton of spices that weren’t in my standard […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Vegetable Biryani

As part of my training, I’ve been trying to find new options for meatless meals, meals that don’t rely exclusively on pasta or Mexican (in spite of the fact that I could eat either one daily). After a lunch at a vegetarian Indian restaurant, my husband was on board with this plan. “I have no […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Tandoori Chicken

I had always assumed that tandoori chicken was something that you could only get from an Indian restaurant. I mean, who had an actual tandoor oven at home? Turns out that Cook’s Illustrated showed me that this is something that can actually be made at home.┬áThe trick, as they point out, is a multi-step process: […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Raita

This is the recipe for the yogurt sauce that accompanies the tandoori chicken. Honestly, I think it makes the meal. Ingredients 1 cup whole milk yogurt, plain 1 garlic clove, minced 1 Tbsp minced fresh cilantro leaves Table salt Cayenne pepper Instructions Mix yogurt, garlic and cilantro, adding salt and cayenne to taste. Can be […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Masoor Pulao

I had already been planning to make tandoori chicken for dinner, so when I was given Yogini’s recipe and several key ingredients for masoor pulao (or lentil pulao) at my belated Mother’s Day brunch, it seemed like a sign. I had to make it immediately. The original calls for 1-2 green chiles, thinly sliced. I’ve […] Read More