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Naan

Naan

Let me just start by saying the boys are carb lovers. Especially homemade breads. With that knowledge you can imagine how popular naan is in this house. Add in a love of curry and other Indian foods and naan is a family favorite.

On this particular day I made it the carb lovers were very hungry. Ignore the fact that they had two snacks as soon as they got home from school and started homework. I’m in the kitchen trying to get the breads rolled and shaped. Jack is standing at the counter, begging for another snack.

Normally he would be offering to help. He was nearly in tears because I wouldn’t let him have another snack. I wanted him to actually eat dinner, not snack all afternoon. He has a hard time grasping this concept sometimes. When his tummy talks it isn’t pretty!

After the first naan came out of the oven and was on the cooling rack I was so over his begging for food. Yes, I caved. You have to pick your battles and this one wasn’t worth it. I let the boys all share one naan and that finally quieted things. That and I kicked them out of the house to play outside while I finished the curry for dinner!

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Coconut Curry Lamb Meatballs Over Rice

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My husband and I really enjoy Indian food. Whenever we go out of town we look for Indian restaurants because there aren’t many where we live. That means we cook Indian at home, certainly not a bad thing since that means we can customize recipes to our taste. They may not be authentic, but we certainly like them! Josh is even our Naan baker so we try to have a supply in the freezer for curry nights.

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