It's usually painful to know that so many people around the world do not have various options to choose from when it comes to tasty and delicious recipes. Especially for a group of people that are restricted to very few options like vegetarians who are expected to eat only uncooked vegetables in certain parts of the world. How relieving it is to discover however that in Indian food recipe, there are a number of varieties of vegetable meals that are really tasty and will take them away from the not-delicious ones they are used to.
Indian food Recipe leaves you with so many varieties to choose from. This even becomes a safe way out for those who naturally do not like to eat vegetables as these mouth watering recipes become a captivating temptation for them. It doesn't even matter whether you add any meat, or chicken to it.. In a society where food, I mean good recipe is very significant to their unity despite there varying culture, languages and ethnicity, you can be sure that excellence will not be compromised.
As against so many other recipes across the world that you can eat alone or eat independently, as for the Indian food recipe, they most a times cannot be served alone, they are prepared to be served or eaten with other recipes. Or a least eaten together with some other food, It goes a long way to help you enjoy your meal and even avoid any problems relating to indigestion or even constipation. Recipes for the Indian vegetarian need to be prepare and taken according to the principles of cooking. Preparing in Indian meal may not be necessarily difficult as many people think despite the fact that you may to prepare so many things to make preparing Indian food recipe possible.
There however so many places all over online where people find resources to help prepare these recipes without undue difficulties. People get a lot of information all over the internet from different sites thereby having the experience of the indian meals at the comfort of there homes.
Note: Indian cuisine has been around for at least 2500-3000 years and it has changed much over the years. The use of many different herbs and spices make each dish quite unique. Each different region in India is known for it's wide selection of different recipes and Indian cooking styles and tastes. Though about one third of the population is strictly vegetarian, there are many different dishes that include chicken, lamb and goat meat. In India though the cow is thought of as a sacred animal therefore you will not find many recipes including beef.
Food is such an important part of Indian culture as in most cultures, and plays an important role in the family life and in festival celebrations. Most families in India still sit down together to enjoy their meals with one another. There are a couple of main courses and they are usually served along with different pickles, chutneys and of course different types of Indian bread, which is called "roti". There is also usually a dessert served as well.
Indian cooking has many different styles throughtout all of India. For that matter, there is really not one accepted style of Indian cuisine but rather many different styles. So if you travel to India you will find that the food prepared by the people and restaurants in that area will be different in each area. Of course there will be some similarities but it will also be very different from place to place.
Indian Recipe Sample
Chicken Curry In a Coconut Base
Chicken Curry In a Coconut Base
2 lb chicken
For the paste
3 tbsp coconut
3-4 red chillies
2 green chillies
1 lemon size ball of tamarind
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp poppy seeds
5-6 flakes of garlic
1" piece ginger
Paste of 2 tbsp cashewnuts
2 onions ,sliced finely
Salt to taste
1.) Heat oil and fry the onions till well browned.
2.) Add the masala and fry till the oil begins to separate.
3.) Now add the chicken pieces and salt and simmer till chicken is cooked.
4.) When chicken is tender, add the cashewnut paste and bring to a boil.
5.) Garnish with chopped Cilantro.
Green Chile-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
4 boneless skinned chicken breast
3 ounces cream cheese
3/4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
4 ounces green chiles
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
salt and pepper to taste
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup hot enchilada sauce
1.) Combine cream cheese, shredded cheese, chiles, chili powder and salt and pepper.
2.) Place a generous dollop on each flattened chicken breast, then roll up.
3.) Place chicken rolls in the slow cooker/Crock Pot, seam-side down. Top chicken breast rolls with remaining cheese mixture, soup, and enchilada sauce.
4.) Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 7 hours.
2 lb chicken cut into pieces
5 onions sliced finely
2-3 tbsp curd(unflavoured yoghurt)
1 1/2 tsp red-chilli pwd
2 -3 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin pwd
2 tbsp coconut
3 tomatoes, pureed
1 " cinnamon
2 tbsp cashewnuts, ground with a little water to a paste
A bunch of Cilantro (Coriander leaves), chopped
1.) Deep fry the sliced onions in oil till they are properly browned.
2.) Drain them, add the curd and blend the mixture with the cinnammon, cloves and cardammoms till smooth. Set aside.
3.) Heat some oil in a pan and fry the above masala till the oil begins to separate.
4.) Now add the dry powders and fry for 45 secs.
5.) Add the pureed tomato and the chicken pieces.
6.) Add some water and simmer till the chicken is cooked.
7.) Add the cashewnut paste and bring to a boil.
8.) Garnish with the chopped Cilantro. Eat when hot with rice or roti.