Questions with this tag should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from India - such as curries, naan or butter chicken. Questions about ingredients common to Indian-style cooking, but which aren't about a specific Indian dish, should not use this tag.
I bought a bag of chakki atta from an Indian grocery store. The back of the bag says that it's 100% whole wheat flour. It was cheaper than traditional American style whole wheat flour, so I decided to ...
I've always been interested in trying to make some type of dahl or other Indian cuisine but I'm severely allergic to Cumin. This typically strikes me out for recipes with curry or chili powder. Does ...
I have a recipe for making a madras, and it suggests substituting chilli powder for the chilli's, but doesn't suggest how. Wondering of anyone can give me a pointer as to what ratio to use?
I really want to start experimenting with indian food, without relying on jars of paste. I am looking for any good information so: What spices to buy? What equipment? Any good books? Any good web ...
I had this "Kebab Bombay" in Holland a few years ago, to which belonged a very thick, creamy, slightly yoghurty, very fresh sauce/salat containing fresh cucumbers. Supposedly it was an Indian dish, ...
We use bitter melon/bitter gourd for making curry. We boil bitter gourd in water couple of times to remove bitterness which is very time consuming. Is there any better way to remove bitterness?
I just ate a store bought roti (a flat Indian bread, like a tortilla) and baking powder is a listed ingredient. Why does a flat bread need baking powder? There are no bubbles to grow, are there?
It's become something of a quest for me to find a curry recipe that tastes like the curry you get from an Indian Takeaway. I'm getting close with the consistency, but can't get the taste right. I ...
Is there an alternative to dried Fenugreek in curry? Is it required?
I miss Indian food and especially good naan bread. I haven't really tried it, but I wanted to test if it's possible to make naan without a tandoor? Has anyone tried this, do you have some good tips ...
I've seen the ingredient list of a brand of paneer with an ingredient list of: Milk, Citric Acid. Ok, so what is the process from there? I have a few specific questions: What kind of milk do you ...
I have been trying to make chapattis (an Indian flat unleavened bread, somewhat like a wheat tortilla), using the following recipe for the dough: 300ml water, 250g whole wheat flour, 250g white wheat ...