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The Food Lab: Better Channa Masala With a World Tour of Techniques

Yeah as fitgal pointed out there are many variations to this ...And this is cooked in many different parts of India with differing flavor profiles

Probably whats considered is the pindi chole - amla (gooseberries) and black tea are a nice way to simmer the channa in rather than using canned chickpea

The Food Lab: Better Channa Masala With a World Tour of Techniques

Do you get acidic tomatoes in the states ?

Most indian recipes are hard to replicate especially because of this

Chole Masala is extremely heavy on the mix of spices

The closest I have found to use is actually

How to Make Tex-Mex-Style Soft and Chewy Flour Tortillas

@Joshua -for a flat bread I am not sure about the need for baking soda ...Have you tried all purpose flour with warm water and little bit of any oil ....

For folks replying cold pressed peanut oil imparts a unique flavor

Basing my experience as its essentially a variant of chappati/paratha

Win a Copy of 'Fried & True'

Brine in yoghurt garlic ginger chilli powder salt ..

Dredged in a mix of cornflour ,AP flour, Rice flour ..Skillet fried

The Best Sweets We Ate in July

Panna Cotta at Il Ristoro, Florence - what does "fresh" raisins mean ?

Exploring Washington DC's Best Ethiopian Restaurants

Just curious almost all restaurants seem to have the same menu ......Have eaten in couple of places in bay area - they had the same menu too

Also the injera is never made to order ? We always had it served sour - its very much like a raghi dosa except more sour

Nectarine, Tomato, and Basil Salad With Torn Mozzarella From 'A Change of Appetite'

Did some food stylist or business analyst write the recipe title ?

Torn Mozzarella ?

A Beginner's Guide to Onions

There is kind of shallots oft used in south indian cuisine ..They are the most pungent and are prized for absence of sweetness.. are these available in the US ? Some do call them sambar onions

Persimmon Lassi

Wont sugar syrup dilute the consistency ? And also an additional step ? Plain sugar?

Have You Ever Tried an Opal Apple?

If apples taste like bananas and bananas taste like apples ...

Ask a Bartender: Cocktail Experiment Failures

Last pic is grainy and out of focus .....I thought SE did better

Cai Embraces Fall with Pumpkin Congee and Corn Dumplings

" but basically flavorless until you do something to it" unless its plain water based congee rather than stock based ...

Feasting Bavarian-Style at Bronwyn in Somerville

The pics are heavily flashed in ?

Camera used was inadequate ?

Gramercy Tavern's Monkey Bread

This is a no-knead brioche?

Is 2 hours of first rise enough?

We Eat Everything at Jimmy Jamm Sweet Potato Pies

is it just me or is SE Chicago putting out a lot of we eat everything ?

Authentic Bolognese

You may want to check Heston Blumenthal versions in his perfect series and his take on differing Bolognese

You can also check the new defunct fx cuisine

Goodbye, Pantone: New Menu at San Francisco's Trick Dog

The slide show is very inspired or ...err....

Wouldnt a pic of the actual drink side by side look good ?

The Road to Rajas at Casa Enrique

Indian tikka masala is a homestyle dish really ?

Its a restaurant invention and stays there because it requires a tandoor and a double cooking process

And tandoor isnt a part of a majority of homes


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