The Most Popular Indian Dishes You Can Cook At Home (part 1)

With its unusual and complex spices, it may seem daunting to cook your favorite Indian dishes at home. But, if you stock your kitchen with several essential ingredients of Indian cuisine, you can easily prepare these dishes and enjoy that lively, spicy taste whenever you want. 1. Murg Makhani (Butter Chicken) Murg Makhani (butter chicken) is one of the most favorites at any Indian restaurant in the West since it is very delicious. This sultry poultry dish tastes great with naan, kaali daal (black lentils), and a green salad. If you have a spice drawer beforehand, the only ingredient you need is kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves). This recipe just requires common ingredients such as chicken stock, olive oil, ginger, onion, garlic, butter, and tomato puree. The chicken is marinated twice, firstly in a dry rub and secondly in a yogurt mixture, which makes the chicken moist and flavorful. 2. Tandoori Chicken All those who have tried tandoori chicken seem to fall in love with this famous Indian barbecue chicken recipe. Although this dish is traditionally cooked in a clay