chicken karahi

I love love love Chicken Karahi/karhai however you spell it. The tomatoes add an intense tang and for once, the onions aren’t stealing the show and letting other ingredients shine. You can taste the ginger, you can taste the garlic, you can taste the hari mirch. It’s all there in every bite, and it’s beautiful!

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Malai Boti

Can I tell you a secret? I like Malai Boti better than Tikka! It felt so good to say it aloud 🙂 I feel like tikka has been done to death, not that I don’t love it. I just have something against tikka masala. Like please leave the bbq alone, no need to add a gravy to it. But Malai Boti is just so fresh. Maybe it’s the coriander that gives it it’s green color, or the cream that cools down the whole dish, whatever it is, I love it…

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Chicken Sandwiches

You are all witness to my love of sandwiches. I could eat them one after another until the whole tray is gone. These particular sandwiches are my favorite because of the crunchy vegetables that add a magnificent crunch. I like keeping the chicken chunky, so there’s more of a bite to it. Are you team finely shredded chicken or team chunky chicken? The ingredients are very basic in this recipe, but the flavors combine to give such a nice flavor that you’ll be making these on the regular.

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Yakhni Pulao

…When I go home to Lahore, the first thing I request (read insist) after a cup of chai is a steaming pot of Yakhni Pulao, always served with a cooling raita studded with fresh vegetables, and if I’m feeling a little extra, some Aloo ke Kabab as well…

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