And no...for those of you who know us...it's not because we heart a beautiful Indian man...OK well maybe a smidge, but that's only because he opened our eyes to the worlds best IF (Indian Food).
They are like fried pillows of heaven. Samosas are usually stuffed with peas and spicy potatoes and served the the most amazing "dipping" sauces.
This yummy yogurt and cucumber sauce is used to take down the heat in most dishes, but it's sooooooo yummy we like to spoon it right into our mouths.
- 1 large unpeeled English hothouse cucumber, halved, seeded, coarsely grated
- 2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt
- 1/4 cup (packed) chopped fresh mint
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon plus pinch of cayenne pepper
Naan...it's a soft flat bread served as a food as much as a utensil to eat your food.
in The Lower East Side dedicated to this pancake/potato amazingness. GO NOW!
Trust us...you will be glad you looked them up.
Then make a mango lassi. It's a mango shake...yup...mango shake.
1 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup milk
1 cup chopped mango (peeled and stone removed)
4 teaspoons sugar, to taste
A dash of ground cardamom (optional)
Put mango, yogurt, milk, sugar and cardamom into a blender and blend for 2 minutes, then pour into individual glasses, and serve. Can sprinkle with a little cardamom.