Anjali Lalani, of San Diego, created this curry based on one of her mom’s recipes. Lalani suggests serving it with rice or naan.
Cashews are a classic in stir-fries. Here, they’re sprinkled over a medley of mushrooms and green beans.
What makes a curry a curry? "Curry comes from the Tamil word kari, which means sauce," explains Corinne Trang, coauthor of Curry Cuisine. According to Trang, the base of spices and herbs used to season curries can be attributed to home cooking practices that originated in South Asia and spread outward from there.