Hunter Pit Beef My mother-in-law introduced me to a Pakistani dish called "hunter beef," which is made by marinating "eye of round" beef in a tamarind paste for several days and then boiling the beef in a pot. I fused her recipe with Meathead's technique for Baltimore Pit Beef (also made from "eye of round"). By … Continue reading Hunter Pit Beef
Tandoori Turkey Breasts and Legs This is the third turkey recipe we tried this past Thanksgiving holiday. This one comes from our Tandoori Chicken Tikka recipe and includes a lemon-garlic butter baste similar to our other turkey recipe. Ingredients: 1 turkey breast (bone-in and skin-on) and 2 legs/drumsticks1/2 packet of Shan Tandoori Masala1/2 packet of Shan Chicken … Continue reading Tandoori Thanksgiving Turkey
Lemon-Garlic Butter Basted Turkey Breasts (and Legs). This was the 2nd of three turkey breast recipes we tried this past thanksgiving. This was a more traditional turkey recipe, basting throughout the cook with a lemon-garlic butter mixture. Ingredients 1 bone-in skin-on turkey breast and 2 legs (optional)1 tspn Morton’s Kosher salt per pound of turkey … Continue reading Thanksgiving Turkey Breasts: Lemon-Garlic Butter Basted
Central Texas Style Turkey Breast. This is the 1st of 3 recipes for turkey breast that will impress your family members on Thanksgiving. Unlike the two other recipes, this one involves skinless boneless chicken breast and a ton of butter! The recipe is adapted from Aaron Franklin's version and Rehan Jaffery's turmeric ghee whole turkey. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Turkey Breasts: Central Texas Style
Brisket is one of the absolute staples of barbecue. That’s why every competition will include a brisket category. For VRIC’s Great Texan Cook-off, we prepared four briskets. Two were cooked in a Big Green Egg XL and two in a Weber Smokey Mountain.
Being of Indian descent and being a culinary enthusiast, I always drew an imaginary line between American classics such as steak, brisket or ribs, and Indo/Pak cuisine. Being careful not to merge the flavor profiles of meats to give it that desi flavor. However, after creating this mixture and tasting the results, I think this … Continue reading Indo/Pak style Ribs
How many Halal BBQ brisket/ribs competitions have you been to? Not many...because they don't happen very often. So when the Valley Ranch Islamic Center (VRIC) announced their 2nd annual "Great Texan Cookoff," we quickly formed a team to compete. Our team included Neghae, Rehan, Zeeshan, Mubeen, Jawad, Lateef, and myself. Three other teams, Smokey D's … Continue reading The 2018 Great Texan Cookoff by VRIC