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This Summer, Serve This Warm, Indian Inspired Nicoise Rice Salad

Salade Nicoise is a popular French salad. I am substituting the salad leaves in this salad with curry flavored white basmati rice. It makes for a filling lunch when served cold in warm weather. The essential elements of Nicoise salad are tuna fish, eggs, tomatoes, olives, and beans. The use of white basmati rice flavored with curry powder is a twist I made in this recipe.

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Creme Brûlée with Masala Chai

Here is a little bit of east meets west! Today, we take a popular french dessert and some spice. Chai is a tea that has become very popular in America and I wanted to show that there is so much more to do with tea than simply drinking it. Our Masala Chai blend has all the required spices to make a perfect cup of Indian Masala Chai. The combination of warm spices with cream and sugar makes this Creme Brulee is a delicious twist to the class French dessert.    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D9i8G665T0&t=11s   Ingredients 1 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream 1 Tablespoon Rupen's Masala Chai blend 6 egg yolks 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 4 teaspoons white granulated sugar, for brulee Appliance:...

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Smoked Eggplant Salsa

Smoked Eggplant Salsa is a vegan appetizer that is easy to make and exotic enough to surprise your loved ones. I learned this recipe during my travels to the interior parts of India. During the hot summers in India, people would grill eggplant over charcoal stoves, and that gives this dish a smokey flavor. Enjoy! YouTube Recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKYkcylkU70&t=3s Ingredients 2 medium-size Italian eggplants 1 teaspoon of sea salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 1 jalapeno, finely chopped OPTIONAL   Instructions Place eggplants over medium heat on a charcoal or a gas stove, if you are making this in your home kitchen, then use one gas stove per...

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Tandoori Tacos

Summer is fast approaching, and we are all stuck at home, still! It was when Cinco de Mayo (May 5) celebrations were on and I decided to try this recipe, a homage to Indian and Mexican cuisine, both beautiful and rich in their culinary offerings! This is a great dish to cook together along with your family, and be creative. Just like you, I am a lover of food, and I try out new things from time to time, so enjoy! TANDOORI TACOS (serves 3-4) Ingredients 8 tortillas 1 medium-size red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup tamarind chutney, store-bought 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 limes, sliced in quarters   Tandoori Cauliflower 1/2 bottle of Rupen's Tandoori Marinade 1 cauliflower, peeled...

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NASHVILLE, TN - Chauhan's Ale House

CHAUHAN'S ALE HOUSE Location: Nashville, TN Ambiance: Fine Indian Dining, Fusion Indian decor, Family Dining Price Range: Moderately Expensive Seat Availability: Extremely Difficult Parking: Street parking Metro accessible: No Website: https://chauhannashville.com/ Worth it? YES   OVERALL:   If you are seeking Indian food in Nashville, TN, then Chauhan's Ale House is a restaurant that you must visit. I was looking forward to my visit to this place given the hype. Overall, I liked the ambiance and the food, but I did not find it really special, or rather, I was a bit disappointed in the presentation of food and the lack of attention to detail. Serve is good, although they are always crowded, so there is a delay. Good but not great.  ...

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