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A Slumdog Feast

February 22, 2009

My husband and I went to the movies yesterday.  Woah.  This is big news.  I do NOT like the movies.  The ambient temperature is inevitably uncomfortable, the germs skeeve me out, and in my opinion, the event in itself is simply over-priced.

But, :sigh:, the omnivore enjoys a date to the movies.  But I guess I usually win out.  Before yesterday, it had easily been a year since we set foot inside a theater.  

As I was planning tonight’s dinner of curry-spiced veggies, lentils, and bulgur, I suddenly realized where my inspiration had come from.

My menu was distinctly Indian, obviously as a result of seeing Slumdog Millionaire.  This film was excellent.  The story was heart-warming, the film technique superb, and it left me thinking maybe going to the movie theater is an event worth annying up for.  The recipes for our meal are linked below.  


Butter curry, bulgur pilaf with yogurt, and clove-spiced lentils

5 Comments leave one →
  1. February 22, 2009 7:32 pm

    Beautiful dinner! Homemade Indian food is the best.

  2. February 22, 2009 9:47 pm

    Mmm, looks great! I agree with you about the movie too.

  3. February 23, 2009 8:41 am

    Looks like a fab meal in honor of Slumdog!

  4. February 23, 2009 1:49 pm

    Now THIS is a meal I can love! YUMMM!


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