The Most Popular Indian Dishes You Can Cook At Home (part 2)

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5. Malai kofta

Malai kofta, which means vegetable meatballs in a thick sauce, is the vegetarian alternative to meatballs. It is served with the koftas, made with a mix of potatoes, carrots, sweet corn, peas, and beans, which are cooked, mashed, and then mixxed with spices and paneer. It’s rather easy to purchase if you don’t want to make it at your home, particularly if you shop at a natural foods market. This dish goes very well with naan or jeera rice.

6. Chicken Vindaloo Curry

Chicken vindaloo curry is a mild and sweetly spiced recipe for a curry. It is contrary to current belief, in fact, curries don’t have to be hot and fiery. They never started out that way in India. Don’t skimp on the ingredients since creating the curry paste is the key part of this dish.

7. Palak Paneer (Spinach and Cottage Cheese)

Palak paneer is the most popular paneer recipe at Indian restaurants. It is a flavored and super healthy dish. It is made with nothing more than spinach, cottage cheese (or the paneer), and several typical Indian spices.

Thanks to the large amount of fenugreek leaves and spinach, this dish takes on a deep green hue. Firstly, the cubed paneer are pan-fried, creating a nice texture to the dish. Palak paneer gets even better if you use it with your favorite flatbread.

8. Rogan Josh (Red Lamb)

The literal translation for the dish from Kashmir – Rogan Josh – is red lamb. The color comes from Kashmiri red chilies. The name may sound fiery but its heat is toned down by the cream added at the end.

The list of the spices used for this recipe may seem long. However, a trip to your local international food market should help you collect all. Spices like cumin, turmeric, cardamom, and garam masala are easy to find in small bulk quantities and they will last for quite a long time.