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Tamarind Rice Recipe | Saveur

Depending on where in South India it comes from, tamarind rice is known variously as puliyogare, pulihora, puliyodarai, or puli sadam. Although its registers may shift—fewer ingredients, fluctuating quantities of spice, the addition or subtraction of cashews and coconut—the paste is traditionally built on tamarind, red chile, mustard, coriander, curry leaves, and dal. Most Indian …

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Country Captain (Southern-Style Stewed Turkey with Curry)

On July 18, 2003 I got to cook at the James Beard House for the first time. It was a dinner celebrating the life and legacy of Chef Bill Neal, hosted by the great Johnny Apple. Preparing that meal were chefs Ben and Karen Barker, Robert Stehling, Bill Smith, and John Currence. (I was there …

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Gulab Jamun Recipe from Maneet Chauhan

Gulab jamun, translating to “flowery fruit,” is a traditional dessert enjoyed throughout the Indian Subcontinent. Usually served for celebrations, the syrupy spheres are traditionally perfumed with rosewater and saffron and are individually portioned, for ease in sharing. Best eaten warmed, gulab jamuns are always adorned with a choice of nuts, gold leaf, and occasionally shredded …

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Vegetarian Samosas with Potatoes and Peas Recipe

Chef Romy Gill credits her grandmother for the clever technique used to shape these samosas. Parcooking the wrappers renders the dough less absorbent and malleable, making them easier to fill without becoming gummy (and easier to make ahead). The assembled samosas can be refrigerated for up to 48 hours before frying. Explore more of India …

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21 Recipes to Curry Flavor and Win Appetites

When nothing but flavorful, saucy comfort food will do, the whole world turns to curry. Hearty, brothy, and elaborately spiced, the category frequently recalls the vibrant streets of India, but while the dish is certainly rooted in the culinary traditions of the Subcontinent, curry has, through a combination of trade, migration, and colonialism, become a …

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Romy Gill’s Sweet Corn Pakoras Recipe

Chickpea flour acts as a flavorful binder in these Indian corn fritters from Romy Gill MBE, who serves them to her children; they enjoy them with mint-and-cilantro chutney, or even ketchup on the side. Featured in: “The 2020 Saveur 100: 81-90.” Check out all items from the Saveur 100 » Equipment Romy Gill’s Sweet Corn …

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