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Madras Curry Potato Salad

Potato salad is such a ubiquitous summer dish. This recipe really brightens things up and breathes new life into potato salad. Its beautiful yellow color comes from our popular Madras South Indian Curry. The curry …

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Tadka Carrot and Cauliflower Salad

Sometimes we crave something hearty and filling, yet light enough to be healthy. This flavorful salad is able to achieve both! Tadka is a South Asian technique, also known as tempering, that uses hot oil …

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Cold Brewed Iced Tea

With the heat of summer well on its way, we look to our favorite things to keep us cool. One of the best ways to beat the heat is by sipping on cold brew tea. …

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Noon Chai

Tackling new culinary challenges is one of my great joys, and I’m always on the lookout for new techniques to try. As it happens, I also love all things floral and pink so when I …

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Tandoori Roasted Chicken

It may not be grilled over an open flame or cooked in a traditional clay oven, but this Tandoori Roasted Chicken is guaranteed to brighten your January. We’ve brought sunshine into the kitchen in the …

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Coconut Cashew Kala Masala

Coconut Cashew Kala Masala

Stewed root vegetables in a velvety gravy made from cashews and coconut milk makes a wonderful fall comfort food dish that is warming, indulgent and healty all at the same time. The cashews make the …

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Garam Masala Meatballs with Mango and Barberry Chutney

These meatballs are sweet, spicy, fruity and tangy.  We seasoned our meatballs with an all purpose blend, Indian Garam Masala. We used some over ripened mangoes and barberries to make a chutney. Making it the …

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Kala Masala Shrimp Cakes

Kala Masala Shrimp Cakes

Kala Masala is an Indian spice blend, named for the dark color of its ingredients, which are often toasted before use. Sweet spices like cloves and tangy amchoor make this blend an excellent seasoning on …

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Rooibos Banana Bread

Pairing the right drink with your food can make all the difference in the world. Have you ever had a meal where the wine shined and the food tasted better with every sip? That’s what …

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Pakistani Curry Smore

Pakistani Curry S’mores with Toasted Cumin Marshmallows

These S’mores add a global flavor twist to an old favorite. The hints of savory complement the sweet with mild Pakistani Curry in the graham cracker and toasted cumin in the marshmallow. They smell amazing …

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Pecan Sandies

Pecan Sandies

Our favorite secret ingredient for baking, Kashmiri Garam Masala, infuses these cookies with subtle flavor in every bite. The cookies have a delightful texture that falls apart in your mouth and not on the plate …

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Curried Roasted Cauliflower

Here at World Spice Merchants, we have some “tried and true” cookbooks that we can’t do without. This recipe for Curried Roasted Cauliflower comes from The Side Dish Handbook by Tori Ritchie, our November Cookbook Club …

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Chole

Our July Cookbook Club selection is Chai, Chaat & Chutney: a street food tour through India, and we’ve been looking forward to it ever since we heard that author Chetna Makan was coming out with …

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Pink Peppercorn and Ginger Poached Pears

Here’s a show-stopping dessert from from My Two Souths and Chef Asha Gomez. Based on her love of pears here in the US, this gorgeous Pink Peppercorn and Ginger Poached Pears recipe had us eagerly awaiting …

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