Masala chai is a spiced tea, made with black tea, a combination of milk and water and slightly sweetened to make the flavours of the spices stand out.
The easiest of the Indian breads, chapatis are a simple unleavened flatbread.
This murgh kurma is the definitive Mughal recipe - a mildly spiced, delicate and elegant dish.
A very simple and basic recipe for cooking dal. In this recipe, split pigeon peas are cooked with split red lentils to produce a simple dal. This dal uppu paruppu or dhandar can be used as the basis of other dishes, such as tarka dal, or dal with eggs. It also makes a great side dish. Another comfort food recipe.
Your mouth burns, perspiration breaks out on your scalp, and you must have something to reset your mouth. What should you reach for?
Not your common rice pudding. Cardamom and saffron flavour this dish and is not meant to be stodgy. Kheer is one of the most common desserts across all of India.
Simple, fluffy, plain basmati rice, or chawal to accompany any Indian dish.
This article is about the tin that sits beside the stove in every Indian household around the world - the spice tin.