The first time I ever had Indian food was sometime when I was in college. Growing up in the upper mid-west, we ate plenty of hot-dish/casserole (yeah, Minnesota!), meatloaf, and scalloped potatoes and ham. While comfort food can certainly hit the spot on occasion, I didn’t know how lucky I was that my parents would also make Italian, Mexican, and Chinese food. Indian food, however, was culinary territory yet to be explored.
When I finally did discover the Indian cuisine, I was instantly smitten. A trip to Indian was put onto my bucket list right away. And everybody who knows me knows that when I travel, I love to explore culture through eating.
In 2011 while Karl and I were living in Japan, an opportunity came up for us to travel to India with some friends of ours. I was thrilled! It was an incredible trip full of sight-seeing and delicious food. I was expecting the food to be spicier than what I was used to, but…wow. It was spicy morning, noon, and night! My tummy eventually needed a break-thank goodness for peanut butter toast!
I love cooking Indian food…but admittedly, I don’t make it as spicy as the food I had in India! This recipe is a cinch to make, and is super healthy and delicious!
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