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Curried Chicken and Mango Salad

My Curried Chicken Salad is derived from England's famous Coronation Chicken recipe. Curried Chicken Salad is popular during the summer season. It is a simple salad that is enhanced with the use of curry powder, which is an Indian spice blend. You will find many variations of this recipe, and this one is mine! I hope you enjoy this recipe.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LB5SwtK_gq4     Serves: 4 Ingredients Poaching Chicken: 1 lb chicken breast, boneless and skinless 1 cinnamon stick, broken into two pieces 2 bay leaves 6-7 black peppercorns 4-5 cloves 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1 Tablespoon sea salt   For the Salad: 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated 3 Tablespoons Rupen's Mango Chutney 1/2...

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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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Tikka Masala Biryani Rice Simplified

Today we take this complicated high class, royal dish, and simplify it so nearly anyone can make it. Bir in Biryani comes from the Sanskrit word meaning rice. It is perhaps the most complicated rice dish I have come across.   Ingredients 1 lb Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) OR boneless chicken breasts, chopped in 1 inch by 2-inch cubes 2 Tablespoons ghee 1 cinnamon stick 4 cloves 6-7 black peppercorns 1 cup white basmati rice 1 Tablespoon sea salt 10 oz Rupen's Tikka Masala curry sauce 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/2 cup fried onions 1 Tablespoon rose water 1 piece of charcoal 1 sq ft of aluminum foil, folded to form a small square 1/2 teaspoon sunflower oil 1/2 cup chopped...

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Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding)

Kheer comes from the word 'Ksheer ' in Sanskrit which means milk. This rice pudding is a result of slow cooking and requires some patience. It can be served warm in winter and cold in summer. I have seen and tried recipes that make it with nutmeg or saffron. While the basic recipe remains the same, spice will dominate the flavor of this dish. Ingredients4 cups whole milk1⁄4 cup uncooked white basmati rice1⁄2 teaspoon ground cardamom1⁄4 cup chopped unsalted cashews1⁄4 cup green/ golden raisins1⁄2 cup granulated cane sugar1 Tablespoon rose waterA pinch of salt Instructions In a medium THICK BOTTOMED saucepan over medium heat, heat milk and rice. Once the mixture has come to a boil, reduce heat to simmer...

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The Only Chai Latte Recipe You'll Ever Need

‘Masala’ is a spice blend and ‘Chai’ is tea in Hindi. Usually, Masala Chai is only hot in India, and weather does not matter. This recipe is an adaptation of India’s classic drink. For this recipe, I am using a special Indian tea, please follow the associated link. Click here to access the video.     Ingredients 4 cups water 6 teaspoons white granulated sugar OR your choice of sugar 6 teaspoons black loose tea leaves, preferably Wagh Bakri loose tea  Masala (spice blend): 4 green cardamom pods 4 cloves 4 cinnamon sticks 4 black peppercorns  2 inch piece of fresh ginger Instructions Bring water to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, muddle 'Masala' spices in a mortar pestle or...

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