Dal tadka is the one of the great Indian lentil dishes. Restaurants serve it everywhere for a reason. It is just really, really tasty.
Nam prik pao is that wonderful, earthy chili sauce that you see on the table of just about every Thai restaurant.
Everyone’s heard of garam masala. It is used in countless Indian dishes. And it’s easy to make. There’s no reason at all to buy pre-fab versions. None at all.
Nuoc cham is that wonderful dipping sauce you get at Vietnamese restaurants. Salty, sweet, sour and spicy. It’s the perfect sauce for so many Vietnamese dishes.
Saag aloo is a classic vegetarian dish. They serve it at just about every Indian restaurant around. Why not make it at home?
Chana chaat is this crazy Indian chickpea salad. Green chilies, onions, cilantro, cucumber, and this crazy tangy spice mix. Not like any chickpea salad you have ever had before.