The unsaid story of Butter Chicken

1. An overview Ask a non-vegetarian about their love for Butter Chicken and you can measure it in the eyes. And if you ask the same person about the humble origin of this iconic dish of the Indian cuisine, they go blank. Well, it’s nothing surprising, because many of us are actually not aware of the interesting story behind the origin of the dish that is also a favourite of every non-veg lover. Read through to know the unsaid story of the origin of India’s most loved chicken preparation-Butter Chicken….

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Behind-The-Scenes Of Moti Mahal’s World-Famous Butter Chicken

No one knows how many Indian restaurants exist worldwide; reportedly there are more than 5,000 in the United States alone. The exact number depends on how you define “Indian” and “restaurant.” And most of them – from a little mom-and-pop shop on the corner to the Michelin-starred Junoon in New York City – serve many of the same dishes, the standard repertoire that diners have come to expect. The menu just isn’t complete unless it contains skewered chicken tandoori in all its chile-hot, bright red glory, and butter chicken with…

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Benne Dosa: Bengaluru’s Favourite Dosa Dipped in Butter

Dosa is probably one of the most famous dishes from South India, but if you ever happen to travel down South, you will be baffled with the huge variety of dosasprepared and served there. Of course, you’ve heard about the popular ones like the Mysore Dosa or the Rava Dosa, but what about the Neer Dosa or the famous buttery delight from Bengaluru – Benne Dosa? The word ‘Benne’ literally means butter and as the name suggests, this delicious treat is definitely not for the faint hearted. Doused in butter, these dosas are…

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Pesto Mania: From Moringa Pesto to Spinach, Peanut Butter and More!

Make cooking fun by daring to explore myriad flavours and reinventing old recipes to arrive at something new and spectacular. Pesto, the popular Italian sauce, is one such example that knows no bound in terms of creativity. Gone are the days when the recipe strictly called for basil leaves and pine nuts, the two main ingredients that are credited for giving pesto its appetising colour and flavour. Modern cooks are exploring all sorts of nuts and veggies to arrive at lip-smacking pesto variations to give a spin to their regular dishes. Making…

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GONE OFF! Tea bags, peanut butter and BEER… the food and drink in your cupboard that you’ve kept for too long

MOST kitchen cupboards contain unfinished packets of various sundries that get pushed to the back and forgotten about – but some of these kitchen staples need to be thrown away sooner than you think. While many believe items such as teabags and sugar are non-perishable, they go off more quickly than you might expect. ALAMY 4 To keep tea fresher for longer, try popping it in your freezer Wesbite Eatbydate suggests how long food really lasts and outlines just how long kitchen cupboard essentials should be kept. Check your cupboard…

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