If a single word describes Indian food, it's spice. Food from the land of spices is incredibly flavorful yet healthy because of its use of herbs and spice for flavor. If you're new to Indian cooking, youll want to start by experimenting with spice mixes.Pitla - Maharastrian Comfort Food
1. Pitla - Maharastrian Comfort Food
Pitla is a wonder food from the State of Maharashtra. It is a vegetarian dish, so ‘down to Earth’ and full of flavor. A little twist on the traditional recipe gives it the WOW factor! Pitla is considered street-food and like a lot of other street-foods, delicious to the core!
2. Multigrain Indian Chapati
If you are looking to add some variety to your everyday chapati or roti, try adding different grain flours. This Multigrain Chapati recipe (Multigrain Roti Recipe) incorporates 5 different grains to give a delicious rustic flair to regular chapati. You can find these flours at either your local Indian grocery store or whole foods/bulk store.
3. Indian Crispy Dosa
Dosa is on the menu today with this crispy restaurant style dosa recipe. Dosa, a delectable crepe made from rice and urad daal, can be had plain or as “Masala Dosa” with the addition of Potato Masala.
4. Mirchi ka Salan (Pepper Curry) - Hyderabadi Indian Recipe
One curry recipe that stands out from the bunch is the famous Mirchi Ka Salan recipe from Hyderabad (capital city of Andhra). Whole green chilies are pan-fried and simmered in a flavorful sesame seed and peanut sauce. The dish is easy to prepare and has a refreshingly pleasing taste.
5. North African Feast Part 4: Couscous Recipe w/ Fruits, Nuts, Carrots
This week we're heading to North African for the flavors inspired by Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. We've planned a menu just for you from the appetizer all the way down to the dessert! This week we're throwing a ""progressive meal"". So check back each day this week to get the next course of the menu.