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    Being Ethnically Indian Helps !

    I lOVE Indian food simply because of SPICE ! Whilst i also love a good roast chicken, some baked fish, etc ... i think they have more delicate flavours than strong taste bud awakening flavours in indian food. Last night mum made some Tandoori Chicken at home, i'm sure you...
    fmhp fmhp 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2012

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    For some reason, I'm craving

    for Indian food😄
    Yojj13 Yojj13 31-35, F Aug 31, 2014

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    Butter Chicken, Naan, And Veggie Korma And Chickpeas! Yum!

    my stepmom is from africa so I got into african indian food early in life. My stepmom made curry oxtail, curry chicken, lentils, etc etc, and she makes the best indian-african food. OMG if you never had curry you are missing out. Of course, it has to be made right.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 28, 2011

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    I'm always in the mood

    for Indian food I love chicken korma!
    Abbierose93 Abbierose93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    Just found a very interesting blog on Indian

    nutrition here: http://rajganpath.com/2011/03/31/i-love-you-india-but-things-have-changed/ Though the country isn’t plagued with junk food and fast food chains yet and though most people still eat home cooked meals, today India… has the highest number of diabetics in...
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 19, 2014

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    I Love Indian Food

    My favorite Recipes are Tandoori chicken and Jeera rice. I got into eating and cooking healthy Indian food after I got sick. It helped improve my overall health.
    Maggielookin4glenn Maggielookin4glenn 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2013

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    Growl

    The local Indian takeaway is amazing. I sort of want some now, soooo hungry. Must. Have. Indian. Food. Quickly. My stomach is growling now, great. Off to the toaster now. Mmmmm...Indian food. I have a friend thats completely obsessed over the stuff. It's rather amusing actually.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2008

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    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 7, 2014

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    Love !

    Firstly, this is the 118th group that I've joined and I'm surprise - and shocked! - that I didn't join it sooner.... .....as I LOVE Indian food!! Growing up, my dad was in the Navy and, based around the Southern Hemisphere, he did find that curries were one of his staple diets...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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    It's All About the Masala!

    The red chilli, jeera, haldi, bhunna dhaniya, amchoor, imli, ajwayn! And the rest. Mix the right ones together in the right quantities, and you can have a burst of heaven in your mouth! I love cooking with Indian spices. The aromas! The colours! The flavours! Gimme a plate of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Before Or After The Onions

    I was trained to cook in the French manner, and I had no idea how Indian food was cooked. It was a mystery to me, but I loved it and wanted to know more about it. French methodology is the basis for many other cuisines in western cooking -- the making of a mirepoix is related...
    auroramaru auroramaru 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    Dreams Of Curry

    Inside of a little hole in the wall No one seems to notice What culinary magick has yet been revealed. I open the door and spiced steam hits my face up to counter where the surprise is concealed.
    gypsofbabylon gypsofbabylon 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2010

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    My Favorite Curry Recipe For All of You

    This is a delicious curry recipe that is delicious even to a person who is not normally a big curry fan! It is easy to make, and like I said... absolutely delicious!!! I make it in a huge wok, but you can make it in a large pot if you like! "Monika's Coconut Curry" -4...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 21-25, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    I Love Italian Food!

    I don't know how it happened but I love many foods that we call Italian in the USA, such as pizza, lasagna, spaghetti, etc. These foods seem so delicious and so romantic and sexy. I even add my own special ingredients to them at times. I am inclined to believe due to my love...
    Realove4u Realove4u 46-50, M May 29, 2013

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    I only wish I knew how to cook it.

    I tried making palak paneer, my favorite dish. But it just turned out as strange tasting soup. I wish there was a Indian cooking class or something around here.
    EtherealNomad EtherealNomad 22-25, M Jan 20

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    The Hot History Of Black Pepper

    Black pepper is indigenous only to Kerala, a province in southwest India. References to pepper appear in Greek and Roman texts, suggesting an ancient trade between India and the West. As early as 1000 B.C., traders from southern Arabia controlled the spice trade and pepper routes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    A Sweet Temptation

    No topic on Indian food can be complete without mentioning Indian sweets.  Indian sweets are a part of the culture. When there is good news to be shared, we give sweets, to sweeten the mouth, before sharing the news. At weddings and celebrations, the meal begins with a sweet...
    eternalhope eternalhope 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    Its The Best

    I absolutely adore Indian food and we eat it nearly everyday. My husband originates from that background and he has taught me to cook authentic dishes of all varieties. It uses all fresh natural ingrediants and I cook from scratch so its healthy which is a benefit. I'm off in a...
    Lilacpearl Lilacpearl 31-35, F Sep 26, 2013

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    When I lived in The Netherlands,

    I used to frequent an Indian restaurant in Leiden where every single customer was British. It was like an English-language speakeasy!
    crossproduct crossproduct 41-45, F Nov 18, 2014

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    A Fascinating Buffet

    The wonder of Indian food lies in the endless variety. Every part of India has its own special dishes which are unique and diversified from the rest of the country.  If one were to take just a few dishes from the different parts of the country, you would have a veritable buffet...
    eternalhope eternalhope 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 29, 2010

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    I love chicken tikka,

    butter chicken and Biriyani. What's your fav indian food ?
    ronnie9898 ronnie9898 22-25, M Jan 14

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    Chicken Tikka Masala

    I am cooking up some chicken tikka masala tonight. Mom taught me how to make this. I like my chicken tikka masala thick. I have seen lately alot of resturants in an effort to make food in bulk, severly water down their chicken tikka. That is just barbaric. Im drooling right now...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Take It For Granted

    It is very easy for me to take for granted India food because of my living situations. We eat mostly all Indian vegetarian meals. The preparations are called "bhoga" before it is offered and "prasadam" afterward. The main secret to Indian food is a good ghee which is clarified...
    bhaktatom bhaktatom 31-35, M 6 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    All The Indian Delights

    I am very fortunate that I love indian food as my "hobby" is indian.I have tasted it all from curries to breyani to sweet meats.there is such a wide variety and so many methods of cooking these dishes that it far out ways western cooking.Dont get me wrong I love my roasts and...
    lostwithlove lostwithlove 22-25 Sep 7, 2011

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    I cook Indian food a lot.

    I like hot recipes. But I also like Punjabi recipes that aren't so hot. They use spinach a lot which I like!
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    There are a couple places I enjoy eating at

    here in Boise, Idaho. If I take people out it is usually to enjoy Indian food, even if they've never had it. It is so good! :)
    alrightsprite alrightsprite 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2014

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    Has anyone had dahi puri?

    I love it so much but they're so hard to find!
    MissFlowerpots MissFlowerpots 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2014

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    A World In Your Platter

    What if you could experience the world on a plate? From the sands of Arabia to the far away world of south and North America, and pretty much everything in between, and all around - you will find the world in your plate if you just look. The story of foreign influence on Indian...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    Homemade Naan Bread In my post about making

    tomato chutney, I mentioned that I like it accompanied by naan. You can buy naan at a good supermarket, prepackaged, but I like to make my own. It's fairly easy, but time-consuming because of the rising. I use a bread machine, set to the dough cycle. That way I keep my hands...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F Sep 14, 2014

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    My favorite dish is Palak Paneer & I eat it

    with Aloo Paratha! Yum! Now I want some after work!
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    Vegetarian Indian Food Everyday

    For many on EP Indian Food would be from the takeaways or the restos. But thats totally different from what is made in Indian or Indian homes. And that is the best  - atleast for me it is !! Bon Appetite ! PEACE
    shaawn shaawn 22-25, M 2 Responses May 23, 2010

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    The Best Cuisine Ever

    Eating Tandoori Lamb with tomatoes and onions on tumeric rice and peas...delish..from scratch. I love Lamb in curry, palak paneer, anything with garam masala...so good, too much to type.
    runningfree87 runningfree87 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2011

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    Yum!!!!!!

    If I could forgo eating anything else and just eat Indian food, I would. The flavors and spices used in Indian food are so much better than anything in the west. I love the basics; butter chicken, Chicken Tika Masala, and good lord, naan. Can't get enough nann. Damn, I just...
    nitronate nitronate 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2010

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    Experimenting With Food

    in Indian food there is so much room for experiment........ one could easily create a new dish with a slight variations of masala's (indian spices's ) hear and there .......my and most of the my fellow country men's, day dose not begins with out a burning sensation of spicy food...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    Inspite of other cusines,

    i love indian. It tastes the best. Isn't it ?
    ES09 ES09 22-25, M 9 Responses Jan 15

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    South Indian Food

    my husband is south indian, and the food there is much more spicy. there are also some regional differences. i love idlis. i love potato curry and samosas. i love onion vada. i was in india for 2 weeks and all i ate was indian food. like in the US, there are little fast food...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2007

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    It's a Bit Hot ...

    For my baby, so I have not gone to an Indian restaurant lately, but never the less it tastes good.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    TAMATAR CHATNEE (Easy Tomato Chutney) This

    spicy side dish from South India is very easy to make. I cheat a bit and use canned diced tomatoes with jalapeño for a spicier blend, but you may use regular tomatoes and chop them up if you want more authenticity. I also use a cast-iron skillet and stir with a small wooden...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F Sep 13, 2014

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    I Use Curry Powder

    I bought a curry powder and garam masala powder at my local health food store.  I've been using it with my veggie dishes, but wondering how to make a more saucy consistency without yogurt or oil.  Any suggestions?  ;)
    baruma baruma 26-30 1 Response May 6, 2009

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    Yummy!

    I live next door to an indian restaurant, and the smell from the kitchin wafts through my bathroom window! Every time i go to the loo i come out thinking....'Cor i could really eat a curry'! I keep telling them that they should give us discount but so far there not budging! We...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Especially Vegetarian

    I just love Indian food, especially vegetarian.  Now I live in the West of Ireland I can honestly say that it is one of the only things I genuinely miss about living in London.  Where I lived in London I was always spoiled for choice for Indian food, now it is very hard...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 21 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    Yummy And Spicy !!!

    Yes when u say "Indian Food" its always about those spices the aroma which has the power to spread all around a full house if you start cooking !! Me obviously being an Indian will love it but i guess most people outside India will love the taste of Indian food i feel as it...
    Creativelife Creativelife 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Indian food = the best cuisine in the world. It is addictive
    happylamb happylamb 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I absolutely love Chinese food. it's my absolutely favorite kind of food. everytime I go to a chinese restaurant, or order Chinese food I always get the same thing: non spicy...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I learned how to make tabbouleh and kibbeh to suprise my boyfriend who is Lebanese his two favorite dish and he was amazed as well as his mother that it all came out delicious. I...
    mexirican74 mexirican74 36-40, F Jan 12

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    When I have a bad day I always eat indian! It's so warm and cosy and comforting! I wish I could eat it every day!
    NanaKyan NanaKyan 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Have you ever met an Indian girl who speaks Welsh?
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I love preparing and eating Italian foods more than any other foods today. However, I do enjoy a nice juicy steak and other foods at times along with the sides. To me, there is...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I tell ya, they know how to cook. and when they cook, they "cook". if I don't have a Hispanic cooking my Mexican food, I cant eat it. Hispanics do it better. same with Chinese food...
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Starting the new year with some Burger King food :) love eating
    wantbigger wantbigger 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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