Prevention rather than Cure??

I was just thinking about this the other day and what instigated this thought process is some close calls of health challenges for people I know and cherish. I feel that there is a lot of power in prevention, however, quite often it seems to me that there is more emphasis on cure rather than […]

Mediterranean Chicken

This is a very hearty and warm recipe. I love using the whole spices first which start with infusing the oil with rich and deep flavors. Onions, garlic, tomatoes and our bold and fragrant Garam Masala continue to add layers of flavor and create a beautiful, thick sauce for the chicken and Garbanzo beans to […]

Simple Lamb Curry

Lamb is one of the simple meats and readily available in Pakistan. It is considered a bit sophisticated meat compared to beef and is offered frequently when there are guests around the dining table as a sign of hospitality. It is important to add garlic and other spices generously to compliment the meat. 2 Pounds […]

Lamb Stew

Lamb is a big part of Pakistani cuisine and was mostly served during the summer months. I clearly remember that my mom used to say that lamb is one of the ‘cooler’ meats to be cooked often during the hot summer months compared to beef, which adds warmth to the body. I believe that seasons […]

Karahi Chicken Recipe

Karahi chicken is a traditional dish mostly prepared in Pakistan and India. ‘Karahi’ is a kind of a wok in which this dish is created. I love to make it often because of how the fresh flavors of tomatoes, peppers and onions come together with fragrant spices. It is a recipe that your family and […]

Hearty Chicken

This recipe is one of the heartiest recipes you will ever find. It has everything that you would want on a cold rainy evening or a snowy day. The whole and ground spices come together to create an amazing blend of flavors. The fresh vegetables and garbanzo beans provide the warmth which we all need […]

Harissa Chicken

Use the wonderful “Harissa” recipe I showed you earlier to create this wonderful chicken dish with our Garam Masala. The flavors are exquisite and accompany each other so well that it’s just a natural combination! I hope you get a chance to use your Harissa in many environments but definitely try it here and watch […]

Harissa – North African Chili Sauce

Harissa is a spicy, flavorful paste created with chilies and garlic, two of my favorite ingredients. I was introduced to this absolutely delicious concoction when I lived in North Africa, many years ago. I love to just dip my pita bread in it or use it as a chili paste in my chicken/fish recipes. The […]

Grilled Chicken

This recipe is used numerous times during the summer months. Using yogurt as a marinade is a typical technique in Pakistan and India to tenderize the meats and I have noticed that yogurt also makes a great vehicle for the spices to infuse in the meats, which really helps with the flavors, once the chicken […]

Garlic Chicken

As you know I love garlic and use it generously in almost all of my recipes. The rich flavor of garlic combined with chili flakes and White Jasmine Tandoori Masala creates an amazing layer of some of my very favorite and rich flavors. It is simple and perfect for a busy weeknight. Just make some […]