• Sage, Garlic and Lime Turkey Kebab – Indian Meatballs
  • Peanut and Cucumber Salad in a Tempered Dressing
  • Lemony Masala Mahi-Mahi Fish Tikka Kebab
  • Homemade Indian Naan…Gets Grilled
  • Summer-perfect Indian-inspired Grills and Kebab

Lavish Spread of Parsi Celebratory Delicacies

‘Parsi Jardaloo Salli Boti’ Apricot and Meat Preparation

Around the world, the Parsi Zoroastrians celebrate New Year this month. Celebrations come easily to us Parsi folk, with our larger-than-life love of food, drink and merriment. Proud of my small community’s awe-inspiring contribution to India in all areas over the centuries, I’m most intrigued by Parsi cuisine’s uniqueness in the colorful Indian culinary landscape…. 

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Couscous Chaat, with Flavors Inspired Indian Street Food

Focus on Whole Grains: 5 Hearty Sides Recipes

Meaty Kebabs and spicy fish Tikkas, flavorful lamb chops and juicy chicken bites are all part of the magic that is summer.  But for today’s post, let’s spare a thought to these sides made with hearty whole grains, each one is a delightfully wholesome serving to complement and complete a meal, whatever the occasion. Indian… 

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Sage, Garlic and Lime Turkey Kebabs, Indian-style Meatballs

Sage, Garlic and Lime Turkey Kebab – Indian Meatballs

Spiced Indian style turkey Kebab or Kavab, shaped like meatballs, make an ideal appetizer or a simple meal; they’re mild enough for kids to handle and flavor-filled for grown-up tastes. Lean ground turkey or ground chicken is converted into a delightful kebab mixture with smoky paprika and the fresh flavors of sage, garlic and lime…. 

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Peanut and Cucumber Salad in a Tempered Dressing

Peanut and Cucumber Salad in a Tempered Dressing

With summer rolling in, I’m all for low-cook recipes that come together with minimal effort and maximum flavor. Today’s peanut and cucumber salad in a tempered dressing fits the bill perfectly. Diced cucumber, fresh green mint and cilantro are seasoned and dressed in a warm tempering of peanuts, spices and an optional touch of grated… 

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Mouthwatering Bites of Tandoor-style Spiced Mahi-Mahi Fish Tikka Kebab

Lemony Masala Mahi-Mahi Fish Tikka Kebab

A simple blend of Indian spices (masala) and a generous dash of lemon can turn a rather bland piece of fish into pure magic… Take it a step further and put the spice marinated tikka-size fish on a hot outdoor grill, and you’ve got mouthwatering bites of tandoor-style fish tikka kebab. While I’ve used Mahi-Mahi… 

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Homemade Indian Naan Gets Grilled

Homemade Indian Naan…Gets Grilled

One of the most enthusiastic reactions to a recipe on this site has been for my Homemade Garlic and Thyme Naan, which was part of the recent Indian bread series.  Behold Indian Naan dough that comes as close to a real-deal Tandoori naan as possible in a homemade version. Plus the handy list of ideas for… 

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Fennel Spiced Pork Ribs Topped with an Onion-Cilantro Tempering

Summer-perfect Indian-inspired Grills and Kebab

Indian cuisine’s love for right-off-the-fire food is not limited to meats; the legendary style of Tandoor cooking extends to a variety of Indian breads, delightful array of vegetable grills, unique fire-roasted fresh cottage cheese (Paneer tikka) as well as charred meat kebabs.  In the first year of Peri’s Spice Ladle, I created recipes for the Indian-inspired… 

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