Indian Food

Spice lovers, take note: These authentic Indian recipes, including oven-baked tandoori chicken, tangy raita and refreshing mango lassi, are exactly what you need to shake up your recipe routine.

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    Spice Up Your Life

    Bal's Must-Have Spices

    Stock up on traditional essentials and you’ll be halfway to creating virtually any Indian recipe.  See Bal's Must-Have Spices

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    Chaat Room: 9 Indian Small Bites and Breads

    Chaat Room: 9 Indian Small Bites and Breads

    Translating to "a savory snack or small bite," chaats are to Indian diets what tapas are to Spanish ones: serious flavor in two bites.  Eat with Your Hands

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    Meatless, But Not Flavorless

    Indian Vegetarian Recipes

    You won't miss the meat in these hearty, brightly flavored Indian vegetarian dishes. Indian Vegetarian Recipes

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    Hearty Indian Main Courses 

    12 Hearty Main Courses

    Let spice take center stage at the table with these regional specialties.  12 Indian Main Course Dishes

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    Naan Compliant: The Best Indian Bread

    How to Make Fresh Naan

    This simple naan recipe is the perfect vehicle for scooping up everything on your plate. Go ahead and dig in.  How to Make Fresh Naan

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    11 Indian Takes on Classic Comfort Food

    Easy Indian Recipes

    Change up your dinner routine with easy Indian takes on comfort classics like mac and cheese, pizza and more. Easy Indian Recipes

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    Oven-Baked Tandoori Chicken 

    Tandoori Chicken

    Bal shows you how to get smoky flavors and juicy meat at home — even if you don’t own a prized clay oven. Tandoor-Free Tandoori Chicken Recipe

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    Indian Drinks and Desserts You Gotta Chai

    Indian Sweets and Drinks

    Stay out of too-sweet territory with these hot-and-sweet drinks and desserts. 10 Indian Drinks and Desserts

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    6 Recipes for an Indian Summer

    Recipes for an Indian Summer

    Lend Indian flair to your next dinner party with these festive recipes.  Get the Party Started

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    Rachael’s Secret Sauce: Vindaloo

    Watch Rachel Make Vindaloo

    Rachael loves this make-ahead meal as much for its robust flavor as its versatility.  Watch the Video

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    Gluten-Free Indian Dinner: Chicken Masala

    Gluten-Free Chicken Masala

    Elegant enough for a party but simple enough for a weeknight, Bal's chicken is the go-to GF dish. Gluten-Free Chicken Masala

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    25 Ways to Use Cardamom

    Cardamom Recipes

    Find out how to use one of the most-expensive spices in the world, with both sweet and savory applications. Cardamom Recipes

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    How New York City Gets It Right

    Where to Eat Indian Food in NYC

    Comedian by profession, Indian food guru by passion, Aasif Mandvi explores the best food offerings in NYC, bringing legendary chef Madhur Jaffrey along for the adventure.  Where to Eat Indian Food in NYC

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    Learn from the Pros

    Watch the Videos

    Ready to spice things up? Catch up with these Cooking Channel chefs as they share their favorite Indian recipes.    Watch the Videos