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Great British Bake Off's Chetna Makan Dishes on Her Favorite Spice (& More!)

Chetna Makan was one of the true breakout stars, and fan favorites, from The Great British Bake Off Season 5. She delighted fans with her humble charm, and dazzled judges with inventive recipes, marrying...

DAL - January 2022 Home Cooking Dish of the Month

by MelMM 21 days ago

This is the reporting thread for our January Dish of the Month, DAL. We had some excellent discussion in the voting thread about the difference between dal the ingredient and dal the dish. For ...

Local Legend India Joze is closing January 8th

by anaxgorous 1 month ago

After 50 years, genius chef Jozseph Schultz is closing the doors to India Joze in Santa Cruz. Probably best known for his potato hash and his way with calamari, I can vouch for any dish on the menu...

Substitutes for "kashmiri chili powder"?

by nomadchowwoman 11 years ago

I've googled this, but since there seem to be a lot of different recs, I'd appreciate advice from CHers. I have on hand: cayenne, chipotle, ancho, arbol, aleppo, paprika (both hot and sweet), and...

The Formula of Rasa is Soooo Good

by Steve 1 month ago

There are three locations of Rasa, which is a purely local enterprise (for now) from the same family of Bombay Bistro. It is a fast service rice/salad bowls place similar in scope to Cava/Chipotle...

Patel's, Wow

by Querencia 3 months ago

Chicago Chowhound: What with pandemic etc I had not been to Devon Avenue in a while. This morning I was blown away by Patel's (Indian supermarket) which has improved its time during pandemic with a...

Indian Buffets in Northern NJ?

by scott123 2 months ago

I had finally settled on, and was quite happy with, Mehndi's buffet, but I just called them and it sounds like they've shut down their buffet for good- even post Covid. So, now it's back to the ...

ISO Tamarind paste

by AGM_Cape_Cod 3 months ago

Since I live in the white bread capital- Cape Cod- it is very difficult to find ethnic ingredients. I need tamarind paste so looked at Amazon. The reviews are not great about either the product or ...

October 2012 COTM: 660 Curries -- Beef, Lamb, and Pork Curries; Fish and Seafood Curries; Paneer Curries

blue room
by blue room 9 years ago

Please post reviews for these dishes in this thread. Beef, Lamb, and Pork Curries …. 169-234 Fish and Seafood curries …. 235-284 Paneer Curries …. 285-310 The Chowhound Team has asked me ...

Chowlunch at Chettinadu in Rockville - Report

by Steve 5 years ago

Eight Chowhounds got together for lunch at this Montgomery County outpost for Chettinad cusine, from a micro-region in the Tamil Nadu state of India. Two excellent places in NoVa closed down, so I...

Campfire cooking

by saacnmama 6 months ago

I'm so excited that we are going camping again--it's been a decade since this Thanksgiving weekend trip. We will take the train from our home in Berlin, then a ferry, and then bike the last 10 mile...


by JayDK 5 months ago

Who's got the best paan in Vancouver and the surrounding areas?

October 2012 COTM: 660 Curries -- Spice Blends & Pastes; Appetizer Curries; Poultry, Game, and Egg Curries

blue room
by blue room 9 years ago

Please post reviews for these dishes in this thread: Spice Blends and Pastes …. 11-42 Appetizer Curries …. 43-118 Poultry, Game, and Egg Curries …. 119-168 The Chowhound Team has asked ...

Curry on Purdy opens in Harrison...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

It is Westchester's newest Indian restaurant and it opened last August, right in the middle of the pandemic. Intrepid they are. Curry on Purdy is located at the sight that previously held Risoli's,...

The Roll Pod

by equinoise 7 months ago

A clever but simple concept, the kathi roll*: various curries (meat or veg) wrapped inside a nicely toasted roti with mint-cilantro chutney, salad and lemon juice. At the brick and mortar outlet ...

Dining for India, May 25, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"Bay Area Indian restaurants have come together to help raise money to go towards the American India Foundation’s COVID relief efforts in India. On Tuesday, May 25th, 50% of our food sales will be ...

Give India Collab Pizza, 5/18 & 19, PizzaLeah in Windsor

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Chef Preeti Mistry of Juhu Beach Club fame is joining forces with Windsor's PizzaLeah to raise funds for COVID-19 relief in India. They've created a collaboration Desi pizza that will be available ...

Von's Express Halal Korean Fried Chicken | Sunnyvale - Silicon Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Who wouldn't be curious about Korean fried chicken prepared by a Bengali chef? I could not resist. This outpost of Von's located inside Taj Mahal market is a franchise of the well-known Korean frie...

Mint n Chili Fusion Foods (Marin City)

by Malcolm Ruthven 1 year ago

Mint n Chili Fusion Foods is another identity and menu of BBQ n Curry House in the shopping center in Marin City where Target also is located. Their newish sign that's very visible from the freeway...

Adrakki Chaamp (Indian lamb chops) recipe

by VFish 11 months ago

We used to go to this restaurant in Columbus, Ohio called Cumin and they had this dish. I want to try it at home. I found one recipe and made it about a year ago and it wasn't anything like it. ...

"ADRAK," Richmond Hill - Well prepared, tasty Northern Indian Cuisine... sadly often overlooked!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 11 months ago

During this past Covid year, when ever I was in the mood for some good Indian take-out. As if being hypnotized into a 'one track mind' trance, I automatically make the long track down to either Cha...