Don’t feel like cooking? Head over to Masala for its EatLafayette special, a $49.95 dinner for two that includes one appetizer, two soups or salads, two entrees and one dessert. Choose from a variety of well-seasoned dishes, including vegetarian, gluten-free and heart healthy options. Masala is located on 2208 Kaliste Saloom Road and is open for lunch Sunday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and for dinner Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon *Garam masala
1 tablespoon ginger paste
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon chopped green chili
12 tomatoes pureed
1 tablespoon chili powder
salt to taste
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon dried fenugreek leaves
1 cup water
1 cup heavy cream
To make sauce:
Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in Garam masala.
When masala begins to crackle, mix in ginger paste, chopped garlic and green chili peppers.
Sauté until tender, and then stir in tomato puree, chili powder, salt and water.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring in honey and fenugreek.
Place chicken in sauce mixture. Continue cooking for another five minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink inside.
Stir in fresh cream.
Every week day during EatLafayette, the popular initiative to get more diners into locally owned restaurants, The Independent will spotlight a Dish of the Day; on Wednesdays, our Dish of the Day also becomes the Dish of the Week and is published in the print edition. The campaign runs June 18 to Aug. 15.
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