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Masala

A Masala is a spice blend.

The two masala curries that you typically find on North Indian menus in the US are Chana Masala and Chicken Tikka Masala (the latter is a classic fake ethnic dish, supposedly invented in Glasgow).

Both curries have a pretty similar flavor profile: onion, garlic, chili and ginger; tomato; garam masala, cumin, and turmeric; amchoor powder or lemon juice.

For the tikka masala, the curry is then pureed and mixed with cream before simmering with browned chicken chunks.


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Dal Makhani

Makhani means butter!

This recipe is adapted from http://vegeyum.wordpress.com/2008/06/23/dalmakhani/


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Garam Masala

Garam = Hot. Masala = Spice.

Add to dish at the end of cooking. Add turmeric and fenugreek to push things in a british-style curry powder direction.


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