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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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Grilled Chicken and Lemon Sandwich

I make this sandwich ALL THE TIME! Who doesn't like a summer grilled chicken and lemon sandwich. The key is to let chicken marinate in lemon juice and salt pepper for a few hours. Time does its magic, and then you can grill away! If you are staying away from bread, then cook the chicken and add it to your salad. Enjoy!   Serves: 4  Ingredients  8 slices country bread, preferably thinly sliced 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, butterflied and separate to make two half pieces 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 cup finely chopped cilantro (along with its stalk) 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1 cup creme fraiche or mayonaisse 4 lettuce leaves 4 Tablespoons...

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Mango Sawdust

  Sawdust is a layered vanilla cream and crumbled cookie dessert from Macau. Here's my take on this classic dessert. Since it is summer, I am using fresh mangoes and ginger snap cookies, which are my favorite. This light and airy dessert is everyone's favorite, and I hope you like it too.   Serves: 4  Ingredients    2 champagne mangoes, peeled and chopped 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped 2 cups ginger snap cookies    Instructions  In a food processor, blitz ginger snap cookies for one minute. The cookies must reduce to a sawdust like consistency, which is beyond crumble. Remove and set aside. Now blitz chopped mangoes for one minute or until they reduce to a pulp. Remove and...

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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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