Gushtaba! (Kashmiri Meatball Curry)

Admittedly, after making seven curry recipes, they all start to blend together; meat and/or vegetables cooked in a sauce made from a mixture of spices, served with rice. Ugh, how original. Sure, they each have their unique quirk – allspice in this one & thinner sauce in that one – but the general idea remains…

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Palak Paneer (Indian Spinach Curry)

Hello guys! This is our second to last curry recipe of the month; meaning this is our 7th curry recipe; meaning we’ve only got one more to go! Man, September flew by. Being that we’ve gone through 6 other recipes so far, you might be wondering “when are they gonna make an Indian curry?” Well –…

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Jamaican Jackfruit Curry with Rice & Peas

Jamaican curry is the first type of curry I’ve ever tried, which isn’t much of a surprise being that I’m from Tampa – a place that’s tightly interconnected to the Caribbean Islands. I ordered it from Jerk Hut, off of Twiggs St., where they served their curry the traditional, family way: a styrofoam tray with…

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Kare Raisu (Japanese Curry Rice)

Kare-Raisu, known as Curry Rice in English, is a Japanese curry that’s sweeter, less spicy, and adapts a longer cooking method than most other curries. For ease of comprehension, lets break down the basics of Japanese Curry into sections. 1: Caramelizing Onions The single most important step in making Japanese curry that I can pinpoint…

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Cauliflower Tikka Masala

Tikka Masala is a type of curry – seasoned with garam masala, served in a creamy, tomato coconut sauce, and comprised of one main protein (typically chicken) – that originated in the UK by chefs of Indian background. This dish highlights many cooking techniques foreign to most American cooks, such as myself, which makes it…

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Panang Curry

Before anything else… a history lesson is in order. The first recorded Panang Curry recipe was published in 1890 by Thai chef Somchin Rachanupraphan. Originally, the word panang meant “to sit cross-legged” in the Khmer language, which was also adapted into their cooking methods; they would position a whole chicken in an upright cross-legged on…

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Thai Red Curry

Thai Red Curry is green curry’s milder, less pungent sister. Albeit, this girl packs some heat, because Thai red chilis are spicer than the green variety found in green curry! Red curry paste gets its color – and heat – from dried thai red chilis. However, because there’s no easy way to remove them of…

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Thai Green Curry

Thai Green Curry is my personal favorite curry and my go-to every time I visit a Thai food cart in Portland. Six dollars for a variety of crunchy veggies, swimming in spicy, fragrant curry sauce alongside Thai Jasmine rice? Yes please! Thai curries differ from those of most other countries because they’re made from a wet…

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Curry Month: One Month of Curry Recipes from Around the Globe

What is Curry Month? Curry Month is a stream of curry recipes that are going to span the month of September. We’ll be sharing curries that have originated in many different countries, including Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, England and more. Although, before we talk about specific types of curry, it’s important to ask one, very broad…

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