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Tandoor Chef Indian Cuisine Recipes

Tandoor Chef makes it easy to be your own at-home Indian chef with our authentic Indian recipes. You love our restaurant quality Indian cuisine and it’s why each month we select a special classic Indian recipe to compliment our healthy frozen meals. From the Tandoor Chef kitchen to yours ... Enjoy!

February Recipe of the month

Warm up with this authentic Indian recipe of rice and lentils. Khichdi is commonly considered to be a comfort food, perfect for a night in or a dinner party with friends. Pair our Khichdi recipe with your favorite Tandoor Chef prepared Indian food!

Tandoor Chef Khichdi


Serves: 4 People
Total cooking time: 30 min.

1/2 Cup Dal
6 Cloves
3 sticks Cinnamon
2.5 cups Water
2 Tbsp. Oil
2 Red chilis - whole
  1 cup Rice
1/2 tsp. Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp. Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp. chili powder
Salt to taste
Ghee (spoonful)

Wash rice in 3–4 changes of water. Soak in 2 cups fresh water for 30 min. Repeat process with Dal.

Heat oil. Add mustard seeds, a pinch of asafoetida, cloves, cinnamon, red chili. Add dal with the water. Add turmeric & chili powder. Bring it to boil, lower the heat, cover and cook for 10 min. Add a spoon of ghee to it. Add the rice along with the water and salt. Increase the heat and stir slowly. When it starts boiling, lower the heat. Cover it and let it cook for 15 min. Remove from the burner. Serve with Ghee.

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Know your ingredients

When you think of paprika you probably picture the image above. Of course, paprika is actually made from ground dried bell peppers and chili peppers and their 'heat' or hotness will vary. Though primarily used for flavor, paprika does contain antioxidants and several vitamins.

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