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Chicken in Pistachio Sauce (Pista Murg)

Persian and Indian trade saw the introduction of these Kermit the frog colored nutty pistachios into Indian cuisine. Korma is to braise meat in fat. You will usually find that Korma is either red curry color, or white, but in this unique dish, I make korma with pistachios and that gives it a unique green color. Found in recipe books dating 1700 AD, this is an old recipe. Ingredients   Chicken Marinade: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped in 2-inch cubes 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon ginger, minced 1 Tablespoon jalapeno, minced 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon of sea salt 4 Tablespoons ghee   Pistachio Sauce: 1/2 cup white onion, roughly chopped 1/2 cup heavy whipping...

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Chickpeas cooked in Cilantro sauce

IngredientsFor Blender:1 bunch roughly chopped cilantro, including the stalk1 teaspoon cumin powder1 teaspoon coriander powder1 teaspoon turmeric powder1/2 jalapeno1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon lemon juiceBlend the above ingredients with 1/2 cup of water, adding 1/3rd cilantro every time along with other ingredients. Make a smooth chutney that is not very runny.Meanwhile, prepare the chickpeas base.Ingredients1.5 cups cooked chickpeas1 teaspoon ghee1/2 cup finely chopped red onion1/2 teaspoon garlic, chopped1/2 teaspoon ginger, chopped1 teaspoon mango powderInstructionsHeat ghee in a 3 qt saute pan over medium heat. When the ghee is hot, add red onion and saute for 5 minutes, stirring every minute.Add ginger, garlic and cook for another 2-3 minutes.Add garam masala powder and chickpeas, mix. Add mango powder and mix again.Add chutney...

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Chicken Haandi

Serves: 2Ingredients4 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless - chopped in 2 inch pieces1 cup sliced onions1 tablespoon chopped garlic2 tablespoons oil2 cups fresh spinach, julienned1 tablespoon curry powder2 tablespoons yogurt1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream, or maybe a little bit more if you like it creamier1 teaspoon saltInstructionsIn a 3 qt sauce pan over medium heat, heat oil and add onions when oil is hot. Saute for 4-5 minutes or until onions begin to caramelize.Add garlic and cook for another 2-3 minutes.Add spinach and curry powder, and cook for 4-5 minutes.Add yogurt and cook for 2-3 minutes, until yogurt is absorbed by the spinach.Add chicken and mix, cook covered for 7-8 minutes, stirring every other minute. If the mixture is getting...

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Golden Lamb Curry

Ingredients1.5 lbs lamb shoulder, preferably boneless and skinless, cut in 2 inch cubes1/2 cup plain full-fat yogurt1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste2 cups thinly sliced red onions1 teaspoon turmeric powder1 tablespoon coriander powder1 teaspoon cayenne powder OR as you desire1 tablespoon garam masala1 teaspoon saffron strands, soaked in 1/4 cup warm for half an hour1 teaspoon salt1/4 cup cashew nuts, soaked in 1/2 cup water then pureed into a paste2 tablespoons cream, or less2 tablespoons ghee1/4 cup chopped cilantroInstructionsMarinate lamb pieces in yogurt, ginger garlic paste and set aside. Add saffron to warm milk and set aside.In the meanwhile, heat a 4 qt sauce pan over medium heat and melt ghee. Add sliced onions and saute for 10 minutes.Add lamb along...

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