Saffron Tandoori Chicken Curry 

Ingredients:

2 lbs boneless chicken 🍗 cubed pieces 

2 tbsp olive oil 

1 tbsp desi ghee (clarified butter)

2 tbsp tandoori powder 

1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt or sea salt 

1/4 tsp turmeric 

1/4 tsp red chili powder 

1/2 tsp garlic ginger paste 

1/4 tsp cumin powder 

1/4 tsp coriander powder 

2 tbsp plain yogurt 

2 tomatoes 🍅 chopped 

1/4 tsp saffron threads 

1 can coconut 🌴 milk 

Preparation:

  1. In a large pan, add chicken, add oil, and tandoori powder, salt, turmeric, red chili powder, garlic ginger paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, and yogurt.  Mixing it all through
  2. On medium high heat; cook until chicken starts to get tender. 
  3. Add tomatoes (you can add any other veggies you wish, some people like to add steamed cubes potatoes) 
  4. Add coconut milk, ghee, and saffron threads. 
  5. Cook until flavours blend – you can tell as ghee will rise to the top. 
  6. Serve with rice, or pita, or naan, or paratas.  Up to you.  I actually had mine with spinach tortillas.   Enjoy!  

Some people add chopped cilantro and parsley too.  I was planning to; but then as I placed it on the table, my kids couldn’t wait.   

Lentils Quinoa Veggies Winter Soup

Ingredients:

1/4 th pkg mix veggies with asparagus, bell peppers, carrots 

1/4 th pkg mix veggies broccoli, cauliflower, water chestnuts, corn on cob, onions

1/4 th cup green beans 

6 cups water 

2-3 chicken broth cubes 

1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt or sea salt 

1/4 tsp red chili powder 

1/4 tsp coriander powder 

1/4 tsp cumin powder 

1/4 tsp garlic ginger paste

1/4 tsp turmeric 

1/4 tsp black pepper 

1/4 cup red Quinoa and white reg Quinoa 

1/4 cup red lentils, & green (washed and drained) 

2 tbsp olive oil 

Lemon juice optional 

Hot sauce optional 

Chopped cilantro and parsley optional 

Preparation:  

  1. In a slow cooker add veggies
  2. Add water and chicken broth cubes 
  3. Add spices 
  4. Add Quinoa & lentils 
  5. Add olive oil 
  6. Cook for 4-6 hours on high 
  7. Serve 
  8. Use lemon juice, cilantro, parsley, hot sauce – 

This was a huge hit in the home.  🙂  serves 8-10 people.