Help Me Plan a Full-Course Indian Dinner for My Girlfriend

Help Me Plan a Full-Course Indian Dinner for My Girlfriend

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Emma Christensen
Jun 14, 2012
Q: My girlfriend's birthday is in July, and I'd love to make her a meal of Indian food: entrees, side dishes, drink, and dessert. The only problem is that I am just learning how to cook. Also, she's vegetarian. What are some dishes that would be easy to make and go well together? Sent by Cassidy Editor: What a sweet idea! Here are some of our favorite vegetarian Indian dishes:
A Very Simple Dal PalakSaffron Rice with Peas and CashewsKarnataka-Style PongalBraised Coconut Spinach and Chickpeas with LemonPapaya Lassi with CardamomMasala Chai Tea
Readers, what are your favorite Indian dishes to make at home?
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