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What is an Easy Indie Bowl?
- When you think of Indian food, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Butter Chicken. Butter Chicken is a creamy and buttery tomato based gravy that contains pieces of chicken in it. Butter Chicken is native to Northern India and was created by a man named Kundan Lal Gurjal. Butter Chicken is best served with rice or naan.
- Creamy Chicken or Chicken Korma is rooted from Mughlai cuisine. Korma means to marinate a meat and then braise the meat in a cream base. When the meat is braised in the cream base, the meat becomes extremely tender and the gravy becomes a rich and creamy glaze. Creamy Chicken is a very creamy, mild and flavorful curry that contains braised chicken. Creamy Chicken is best served with rice or naan.
- Spicy Chicken or Chicken Tikka was created by Bangladeshi chefs working out of Indian restaurants in Britain. Chicken Tikka is a less creamy and more spicy version of Butter Chicken. Typically, the chicken pieces are grilled before they are added to the Chicken Tikka gravy. Spicy Chicken is best served with rice or naan.
BEEF WITH A KICK
- Beef with a Kick or Beef Curry is a rich savory aromatic curry with juicy pieces of beef. Beef with a Kick is best served with rice or naan.
- Forbidden Lamb or Lamb Curry is a rich savory aromatic curry with juicy pieces of lamb. Lamb Curry was originally prepared by slow cooking the lamb and curry using an earthen pot and clay oven. Forbidden Lamb is best served with rice or naan.
- Lamb Do Pyaza literally translates to Lamb and Two Onion. The original recipe calls for onions twice. The first time the onions are chopped and used to cook in the gravy and the second time the onions are added at the end as a garnish. Our Lamb with Onion and Green Pepper is a rich and aromatic curry that is greeted by a nice smoky flavor of the pan fried onion and green pepper. Lamb with Onion and Green Pepper is best served with rice or naan.
- Are you a vegetarian trying Indian food for the first time? Or are you struggling to resist the smell and beautiful appearance of Butter Chicken, but you are unable to eat chicken? Then Butter Paneer is the perfect dish for you. Butter Paneer is a creamy and buttery tomato based gravy that contains cubed pieces of paneer. Paneer is an Indian cottage cheese that is a very popular protein substitute in the vegetarian community. Butter Paneer is native to Northern India and was created by a man named Kundan Lal Gurjal. Butter Paneer is best served with rice or naan.
- Paneer Do Pyaza literally translates to Paneer and Two Onion. The original recipe calls for onions twice. The first time the onions are chopped and used to cook in the gravy and the second time the onions are added at the end as a garnish. Our Paneer with Onion and Green Pepper or Paneer Do Pyaza is a rich and aromatic curry that is greeted by the nice smoky flavor of the pan fried onion and green pepper. Paneer is an Indian cottage cheese that is a very popular protein substitute in the vegetarian community. Paneer with Onion and Green Pepper is best served with rice or naan.
- Royal Paneer or Shahi Paneer is a white based gravy that is served with cubed pieces of paneer. Paneer is an Indian cottage cheese that is a very popular protein substitute in the vegetarian community. Shahi Paneer is a Mughlai based dish. Royal Paneer is best served with rice or naan.
CREAMY PEAS & FENUGREEK
- Creamy Peas and Fenugreek or Methi Matar Malai is a white based gravy made with peas and fenugreek leaves. Methi Matar Malai is a Punjabi based dish. Creamy Peas and Fenugreek is best served with rice or naan.
- Creamy Spuds or Dum Aloo is a creamy tomato based curry with baby potatoes. The literal translation of Dum Aloo is slow cooked potatoes and the dish originates from the northern part of India. Creamy Spuds is best served with rice or naan.
- Flamin' Eggs or Egg Curry is a rich and spicy tomato and onion based curry that is served with hard boiled eggs. Flamin' Eggs is an excellent comfort food that is commonly served as a side dish. Egg Curry originates from Northern India. Flamin' Eggs is best served with rice and naan.
- Sautéed Veggies or Vegetable Lababdar is a creamy and savory tomato and onion based curry with sautéed veggies. The literal translation of lababdar is "strong desire" and "complete surrender" and the word is mostly used to define food. Sautéed Veggies is best served with rice or naan.
What are the ingredients in an Easy Indie Bowl?
Where does the Easy Indie Bowl come from?
What does an Easy Indie Bowl taste like?EASY INDIE BOWL - CHICKEN
- Butter Chicken is a rich, buttery and creamy curry with a medium spice level.
- Creamy Chicken is a creamy, zesty and buttery curry with a medium spice level.
- Spicy Chicken is a creamy, rich and spicy curry with a hot spice level.
BEEF WITH A KICK
- Beef with a Kick is a rich and spicy curry with a hot spice level.
- Forbidden Lamb is a rich and spicy curry with a hot spice level.
- Lamb with Onion and Green Pepper is a rich and smoky curry with a medium spice level.
- Butter Paneer is a rich, buttery and creamy curry with a medium spice level.
- Paneer with Onion and Green Pepper is a rich and smoky curry with a medium spice level.
- Royal Paneer is a sweet and rich curry with a mild spice level.
CREAMY PEAS & FENUGREEK
- Creamy Peas and Fenugreek is a sweet and zesty curry with a mild spice level.
- Creamy Spuds is a creamy and spicy curry with a medium spice level.
- Flamin' Eggs is a smooth and spicy curry with a hot spice level.
- Sautéed Veggies is a thick and savory curry with a medium spice level.
What dietary and health benefits does an Easy Indie Bowl provide?
- PALEO FRIENDLY
- GLUTEN FREE
- SOY FREE
Cashews are a great source of protein and heart healthy fats. The fats contained in the cashews help our bodies absorb vitamins such as Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E and Vitamin K. The cashews also help produce fatty acids, which play a vital role in blood clotting and the brain’s development. When consumed in non excessive amounts, the cashew’s unsaturated fats can reduce bad cholesterol, improve heart health and lower blood pressure. Cashews are also an excellent source of essential minerals. Some of the most abundant essential minerals in cashews include:
Turmeric has recently become a very popular supplement for its medicinal benefits. Turmeric contains a very powerful antioxidant called curcumin, but curcumin is not easily absorbed into your blood. If you consume the curcumin with black pepper, it will greatly increase the absorption into your bloodstream and help you reap its benefits. Scientists believe that chronic inflammation and free radicals can lead to diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, arthritis and alzheimers. The curcumin can help decrease inflammation and neutralize free radicals in your body, decreasing your risk of those diseases.
Ginger contains the bioactive compound gingerol, which is responsible for several of the medicinal benefits that ginger provides. Gingerol is a powerful anti-inflammatory that fights against free radicals and reduces oxidative stress in the body. Ginger is a very popular supplement used to reduce the symptoms of nausea, especially in morning sickness with pregnant women. Ginger is also very popular for its potential benefits of relieving pain caused by osteoarthritis and menstrual cramps. Ginger may also help regulate blood sugar levels by reducing the enzymes that break down carbohydrates and preventing glucose from accumulating in the bloodstream by encouraging the muscles to absorb the glucose instead. Ginger also contains essential minerals and vitamins, which include:
- Vitamin C
Chili Powder contains the bioactive compound capsaicin, which has a variety of potential health benefits. When consumed regularly, chili powder is believed to numb your pain receptors over time and help reduce the pain of heartburn caused by acid reflux. Chili Powder paired with a healthy lifestyle may also aid in weight loss by increasing the rate your body burns fat. Chili Powder contains essential minerals and vitamins, which include:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin K1
The oil extracted from Cardamom may be effective in killing bacteria and fungi. Studies have shown that the oil in cardamom kills bacteria and fungi by damaging their cell membrane. Cardamom can also aid those with metabolic syndrome, which leads to heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Metabolic syndrome includes health conditions such as obesity, high cholesterol and high blood sugar. A study was conducted with women with metabolic syndrome. The study found that those who consumed the green cardamom had lower levels of inflammatory proteins, C-reactive protein and other markers compared to the placebo group.
Fenugreek may aid women in the production of breast milk. There have been multiple studies conducted having women consume fenugreek and it was found that those women had an increased amount of breast milk production. Fenugreek may also increase the testosterone and libido levels in men. There have been multiple studies showing that men who consumed fenugreek had increased performance in the gym and a higher sex drive.
Garlic can improve your immune system and help you fight against colds. Studies have shown that those who consumed garlic not only were less likely to get sick, but also significantly reduced their time of being sick. There have also been several studies showing that garlic can reduce blood pressure in people with high blood pressure, reducing their risk of cardiovascular diseases. Large amounts of garlic have also been found to increase antioxidant enzymes. The antioxidant enzymes paired with reduced blood pressure and bad cholesterol can reduce your risk of developing brain diseases such as Alzheimers.
How to use an Easy Indie Bowl?
- Prepare the chicken, meat, paneer or vegetables as instructed on the left panel of the Easy Indie Bowl.
- Add the Easy Indie Bowl jar contents to a bowl & mix thoroughly with water to create a gravy.
- Cook the chicken, meat, paneer or vegetables in a pan.
- Add butter to the pan.
- Add the gravy created in the prep steps and bring it to a rapid simmer on medium to high heat. Stir regularly until thickening or desired consistency is achieved.
- Remove from heat and garnish with heaving whipping cream. Let it sit for three minutes.
- If you have already tried easy to make Indian meals, you are aware that the taste is not authentic. The Easy Indie Bowl is the only way to experience authentic tasting Indian food within minutes. The Easy Indie Bowl is made using only premium quality ingredients that are sourced entirely from India.
- Simmer sauces or pre-made Indian meals typically come in heavy glass jars or large plastic containers that take up a lot of shelf or refrigerator space. Our Easy Indie Bowl produces the same amount of food at a fraction of the space. It comes in a small plastic jar that weighs less than 4oz and is only 2in x 2in x 3.75in and makes enough simmer sauce for a family of four to enjoy! The Easy Indie Bowl is also shelf stable, so you don’t have to worry about it taking up any refrigerator space.
- We do not add any artificial flavors, so all of the ingredients are 100% natural and ethically sourced directly from the Earth. We believe you should never have to use artificial flavors when the Earth provides so many great tasting natural flavors for us. There are also no added preservatives. We are committed to serving you food products that you can feel safe consuming. We believe that you should always know what you are eating, which is why we do not use any strange chemicals created in a lab to help extend the shelf life of our products.
- We are committed to strengthening our community, which is why all of our ingredients are ethically sourced and purchased from farmers in India.