Cooking with Yogurt

Many Indian recipes call for cooking or marinating with yogurt. There are some things to keep in mind when cooking with yogurt: Always use full fat yogurt, low fat yogurt can curdle with heat. You can substitute low fat sour cream for yogurt. Greek style, thick yogurt works well since it does not have the […]


How to Fry Onions

When a recipe calls for fried onions in Indian cooking, it means that the onion is fried until brown in color. The browning gives a beautiful caramel color and flavor to the curry and because the onion is well cooked, it easily dissolves in the gravy. When sprinkled on a rice dish such as Chicken […]