Slow cooker chicken tandoori

I know the word tandoori chicken makes us think about the clay ovens, smoke flavored chicken cooked in pure raw heat. But I am going to take liberty and declare that you can make some great tasting chicken with the same spices as used in tandoori chicken, cook it slow and call it whatever you will – It will taste amazing. So I am calling it Slow cooker chicken tandoori !

Chicken Dhaniwal Korma

The citrus fresh aroma of freshly ground cilantro, sweet fried onions and creamy yogurt. What’s not to like! A fresh take on the traditional deep fried dhaniwal korma!

Chicken 65

“Food is not about impressing people. It’s about making them feel comfortable.” –          Ina Garten, ‘The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook’ “Food is not about impressing people, it’s about making them feel comfortable.” Ina Garten And comfortable they do feel with this fiery dish. The crescendo of the stir frying chilies, curry leaves and garlic is always a conversation stopper; and not in a bad sort of way.  It just moves people, the way musical crescendos do and then like any great piece of music, it reaches the climax. The spicy aroma of chicken 65 drifts about, people gather around and the party begins. Compliments galore, …

Butter Chicken

  Nothing makes a meal in a Punjabi Dhaba more complete than the quintessential Murgh Makhani. I remember longing to eat some butter chicken with Naan when I was a student in Delhi. The aroma from the dhabas was torturous, yeah you read that right – torturous! Well thats because our pockets were not as deep as we would have wanted them to be!. So we would save some money and then order some of the goodies once or twice a month. Fast forward to now – I am no longer in Delhi or India. Yet I remember the texture, …