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Indian Summer Salad - Koshimbir Raita

Serves: 4 Ingredients  4 Tablespoons olive oil, good quality 2 Tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly squeezed 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro 1 cup whole milk plain Greek yogurt 2 Tablespoons mint, chopped 2 cups cherry tomatoes, each tomato cut in half 2 cups peeled, diced English cucumber Instructions In a medium-size mixing bowl, add oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, cilantro, and yogurt. Mix. Add mint, tomatoes, and cucumber. Toss. Serve. Note: If you are serving this salad after a few hours, then do not mix in the vegetables until you are ready to serve. Salt will make vegetables ooze their liquid, so it is better to add the vegetables right before serving.

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Paneer and Green Peas Korma

  Korma means to braise meat in ghee or oil. There are many kinds of Korma curries in India, and all of them involve using nuts (either almonds, or pistachios, or cashews). My Korma curry using Rupen's Korma Sauce is a moonlight colored coconut, cream, and almond sauce. This curry is mild, and I use the most popular Indian fresh cheese 'Paneer' that is available at an Indian store, and sometimes at high-end grocery stores. Serves: 4  Ingredients  3 Tablespoons ghee or unsalted butter 8 oz Paneer cheese, chopped in 1-inch cubes 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed 1 bottle Rupen's Korma sauce    Instructions  In a medium-sized sauce pot over medium heat, melt ghee or butter. Add paneer, and...

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Chicken Tikka Masala

  Using Rupen's HOT Tikka Masala Sauce, I am preparing this Chicken Tikka Masala curry sauce. Chicken Tikka Masala is a British Indian dish. It was voted as a national dish of Britain in 2014. It is spicy, creamy, tomato-based chicken curry that is everyone's favorite! Serves: 4  Ingredients  3 Tablespoons unsalted butter 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped in 2-inch cubes 1 bottle Rupen's Tikka Masala Sauce 2 Tablespoons green onions, finely chopped OPTIONAL    Instructions  In a medium-sized sauce pot over medium heat, melt butter. Add chicken, mix, and saute for 10 minutes. Add Rupen's Tikka Masala sauce, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.  Garnish with green onions, and serve.

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Tandoori Chicken Mango Salad

    Using Rupen's Tandoori Marinade, I am making this Tandoori Chicken and Mango Salad. My Tandoori Marinade contains all the ingredients required for making a classic Tandoori Chicken. Tandoor is a clay oven, fueled by charcoal, and Tandoori is a special marinade that is applied to meats and vegetables and cooked in this Tandoor. Serves: 4  Ingredients  1 bottle Rupen's Tandoori Marinade 2 lbs boneless and skinless Chicken Breasts, chopped in kebob size pieces 2 red bell peppers, deseeded and chopped in kebab size pieces   To prepare Salad: 6 cups chopped Romaine lettuce 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 cups diced Champagne mangoes  2 Tablespoons lime juice   Instructions  Marinate...

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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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