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Chicken Curry

September 24, 2013 by shankari  
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Chicken Curry

I have a very small window of time to cook. Ashwin is 3 now and is a little chatterbox just like me. He is curious like any 3 year old can be. There are days he will sit on the island, ask questions and watch me cook and on other days will tell me he [...]

Pepper masala chicken

October 19, 2010 by shankari  
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Pepper masala chicken

A quick chicken gravy that goes well with roti’s, plain rice or pilafs

Curry Leaf Chicken

October 12, 2010 by shankari  
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Curry Leaf Chicken

After the arrival of the little one, cooking has taken a back seat. I am sure I can make some time to cook, but I rather gaze at him and wait for him to chuckle in his sleep or just stare into my eyes.  I have probably cooked three to four times in the last [...]

Piselli

April 4, 2010 by shankari  
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Piselli

Sunday with Marlena Spieler I am sure you know that I have just begun to eat fish for the last few months. I have come to realize that I love fish if it is fresh. But try fish that has been frozen before one me and I run miles away. This Jewish Italian dish is [...]

Israeli Grilled Chicken

March 14, 2010 by shankari  
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Israeli Grilled Chicken

Sunday with Marlena Spieler The idea of buying a whole chicken and splitting them into 8 pieces is a challenge for me. Being born in a vegetarian family, that walked a little longer to bypass the fish and meat markets, I have no clue how to cut a whole chicken. Last year,  I practiced cutting [...]

Chicken Koresh

February 14, 2010 by shankari  
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Chicken Koresh

Sunday with Marlena Spieler You want a dish that has veggies, lentils and chicken? This is just the dish for you. You can make it completely vegetarian too. Marlena calls this is the Californian version of the Persian Koresh. In Persia Lamb is the meat of choice, but we use chicken in this dish.  This [...]

Fish Cutlets

February 14, 2010 by shankari  
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Fish Cutlets

Sunday with Marlena Spieler Marlena calls this Fish balls, but I call it cutlets. By whatever name you call it, this is a must try dish. While Rajesh loves fish, I did not eat fish until two years  ago. When we were in Goa, India, Rajesh ordered fish for himself. Being a coastal town, the [...]

Madras Shrimp Curry

November 19, 2007 by shankari  
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Madras Shrimp Curry

Was a superhot hit at Shankari’s cooking class. Shrimp – 1 lb de-veined and tail off Garlic – 1 whole Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Chilly powder – 1 tsp Ginger & Garlic paste – 1 tbsp Red onion – 2 Oil – 2 tbsp Curry leaves – 12 to 15 Salt – to taste [...]

Rendang Chicken!

October 27, 2006 by shankari  
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Rendang Chicken!

I just love most foods that originates from Malaysia, Thailand and the likes. My neighbor “K” is a malaysian and our conversations have been around food since Diwali (with me it is all the time). She had mentioned that it is their family tradition to make rendang chicken for Diwali and I could not taste [...]