Every time I prepare Indian food, I like to have naan around to complete the meal.  Until recently, I used to buy the packages from the store and heat them on the grill.  But I was never satisfied and neither should you.  Once you find the way, Naan is very easy to make and the [...]

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala, also known as CTM and butter chicken, is ironicly not only the most popular Indian dish around the world, but also one with little traditional.  Said to be the most popular restaurant dish in Great Britain, it was reportedly developed in an Indian restaurant located in England in reponse to a dry [...]

Shrimp Biryani

Dozens of variants of biryani can be found throughout India. Biryani is a form of fried rice which can be taken in many different directions.  The most traditional form is made with lamb but offered here is a version with shrimp.


1 pound raw shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 cup basmati rice
1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
1/8 cup [...]

Kheer - Indian Rice Pudding

Rice pudding generally is one of my favorite deserts.  The Indian version, with cardamom and rosewater is heavenly.  I have tried many different versions of Kheer with varied results. This version, with time intensive, produces excellents results. 
Kheer - Indian Rice Pudding
½ cup Basmati or medium grain rice
8 cups whole milk
4 green cardamom pods
1-1/4 cup sugar
2 [...]