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Dal Makhani and Murgh Masala

I love Indian dal with it’s varied lentils and spices, but my favorite is dal makhani which mixes urad dal (black lentil) with kidney beans.  The texture and spiciness makes me think of meatless chili. Overnight soaking prepares the beans … Continue reading

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Walkabout Goat Curry

The inspiration for the Indian food today comes from Simply Vegetarian 777.  I don’t remember how I got to her site but once there I was immediately transfixed by her Mung Methi Dal with Garlic Tadka.  I’m not quite sure … Continue reading

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Masala

Wakeful in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, I mentally reviewed some of the great produce I bought at the Scranton Farmers’ Market, thinking of Indian masala. I still had some Tuscan kale and pretty, little red potatoes that remind me of apples when they are sliced. … Continue reading

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Chicken and Quail Egg Masala

I woke up craving Indian food which was fortuitous because of the tomatoes in the  refrigerator that had seen the last of their salad days but were still good enough for a sauce. Today is our children’s 16th and 30th birthdays.  Happy … Continue reading

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Dal Makhani

I know I’ve talked a little about my cook Abdoulaye Taonsa from Burkina Faso (Upper Volta).  He initially worked for me in Burkina and after that, each time I came back to West Africa, he would quit whatever job he … Continue reading

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