Chicken Karahi

Chicken Karahi

Chicken Karahi may be by far the most popular dish to come out of The Subcontinent. Originated in the North West Frontier Province or Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as it is now known,  in present day Pakistan, the Karahi gets its name from the wok like pan it is made in. I tend to cook it in a more modern stainless steel…

Hara Masala Chicken Skewers

Hara Masala Chicken Skewers

I had the pleasure of sharing a few recipes with Mashion for their Ramadan programming on Instagram. Here is one of them. Hara Masala Chicken Skewers. I used chicken breast but it is a very dry cut of meat so using boneless, skinless chicken thighs would be a great idea too! The key is to use kacha papita (raw papaya)…

Lamb Chops

Today I have a recipe that will up the ummm factor to your July 4th Barb Q! My family and I recently became Costco members and we have started getting these lamb chops from there. They are really great quality and for those of you who are selective about your meat, and eat just HALAL certified, then you’re in luck!…

Tandoori Chicken Curry

Tandoori Chicken Curry

Chicken curry is a staple in my Pakistani home. Growing up, not so much. it was either Karahi Chicken or none at all. It was only after I got married and had my husband’s version of chicken curry that I started experimenting with my own version.

The Challenge

This curry is missing a key ingredient, onion, that you will find in almost all curry recipes but I omitted it simply because the teaching kitchen I was hosting my South Asian Cooking Workshop in, had an exhaust missing. Now if you’ve cooked Pakistani curry, you know that the smell of onions is hard to get rid of! I’m not complaining since it ended up working out for me ( I didn’t have to stand around waiting for the onions to brown) and for the sake of brevity of the workshop.

Khao Suey

Khao Suey

Ok so this recipe is a long time coming! I have been meaning to post it for a while since I make it often enough. I just never got around to it but a comment I made on Instagram about sharing Khao Suey with friends sparked so much interest that I decided it was time to share my recipe. My family has asked me to post it on the blog many times because it is a favorite and a regular in our dinner rotation.