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Garam masala in meat curries

In South Asia, Garam Masala means a mixture of cinnamon, clove, black peppercorn, and cardamom either in whole form or in powder form. This is an essential ingredient in meat (chicken, beef, lamb, ...
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why do we use ginger and garlic in meat curry?

Garlic and ginger are a staple in South Asian meat (chicken, beef, goat, lamb, duck, etc.) curries. I am just wondering, why. What attributes of garlic and ginger made them essential ingredients for ...
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Reducing acidity in Northern Indian Cuisine (chana masala)

I have been buying various spice mixes to make Pakistani/North Indian food myself. My issue is that in dishes with yoghurt and/or tomatoes, the end result always winds up being too sour. It happens ...
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How do people make fried onions as an ingredient as opposed to a snack? Should I coat them with flour, milk, and spices?

A Pakistani dish I am learning to make calls for fried onions as an ingredient. The recipe says "golden fried onions" and later "fried onion paste", referring to the same thing. ...
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