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Tandoori Spiced Baked Chicken in Yogurt Masala

Tandoor Baked Chicken | My Halal Kitchen

If you’ve ever been to an Indian restaurant that has a clay oven, you may have tried their tandoori. It’s typically made by adding the meat (usually chicken) to a very, very hot tandoor oven. They also make bread in this ovens in which the dough actually sticks to the side of the oven and cooks itself quickly- I absolutely love that! ... Read More »

Zabiha Halal’s Eid Giveaway

Zabiha Halal Eid Mubarak banner

About the Giveaway  Zabiha Halal is giving away $50.00 CDN worth of vouchers to one randomly-selected winner (consisting of ten $5 CDN vouchers). The winners of this giveaway will be listed here on this post and will have 24 hours to contact us with their full name and mailing address. This giveaway is for those with Canadian mailing addresses only. Deadline to enter is ... Read More »

Midamar Halal’s Organic Chicken & Beef Giveaway

Midamar organic beef & chicken giveaway

About the Giveaway Midamar Halal wants you to experience their awesome organic meat and poultry products, processed right here in Middle America. The organic chicken is free-range, 100% grain-fed and humanely raised. The beef is organic and humanely raised, as well. I’ve tried them both often and have had the pleasure of working with these products for several years now- ... Read More »

DIY Dollar Bill Bouquet

Dollar Bill Boquet Craft by Kiran Ansari| My Halal Kitchen

Kiran Ansari, owner of Up A Notch Gifts, knows how to put celebratory items together either on a small scale or a grand one. In this post she shares with us a great way to uniquely present a gift of money, whether it’s dollars, euros, dinars or whatever the currency. At Eid time, it’s always an ‘Eidee’, anyway! Many people ... Read More »

CLOSED: Zabiha Halal’s Ramadan Giveaway

Zabiha Halal's Ramadan Giveaway | My Halal Kitchen

About the Giveaway  Zabiha Halal is giving away $50.00 CDN worth of vouchers to one randomly-selected winner (consisting of ten $5 CDN vouchers). The winners of this giveaway will be listed here on this post and will have 24 hours to contact us with their full name and mailing address. This giveaway is for those with Canadian mailing addresses only. Deadline to ... Read More »

Roast Chicken with Couscous, Prunes, Apricots, Dates & Almonds

I guess this Ramadan proves that I’m drawn to Mediterranean and North African food as my go-to cuisine for the month. Not sure why, exactly, but it has so many bonuses, so why not?  The mixture of sweet and savory, the healthy and light fare offered, the aromatic spices used- yum, yum and more yum. So, yes, please. The original recipe ... Read More »

Reader Question & Answer: Help Me Make the Perfect Mechoui (Roasted Lamb)!

MHK Reader's Mechoui Lamb

I recently received this series of questions from a reader who wrote in to ask how to make her mechoui (roasted lamb) dish turn out great. She was making it for an Iftar and was really interested in getting the advice pronto. Here’s how it went down- take a look at the results she shared!    ​Reader Question: “Salaam, I want ... Read More »

Ramadan Celebration Twitter Party

Ramadan Twitter Party | Whole Foods & Saffron Road

Be sure to join in on the twitterverse tomorrow evening, July 17th. Whole Foods Market is hosting a Ramadan Celebration Twitter Party in conjunction with Saffron Road Food where trivia questions will also be asked and coupons awarded for correct answers. All you have to do is follow @WholeFoodsMarket and @SaffronRoadFood to see the chat in your feed. Be sure ... Read More »

Cookbook Review: The Gaza Kitchen

The Gaza Kitchen Cookbook on Amazon | My Halal Kitchen Cookbook Review

I have a pretty large collection of cookbooks, as you might imagine being the case since food writing, blogging and cooking are all an integral part of my daily life. It’s a completely rare situation that I come across a cookbook so absolutely intriguing and heart-wrenching because of the current political, economic and logistical strain of the inhabitants offering up their ... Read More »

CLOSED: Saffron Road’s Ramadan Basket Giveaway

Saffron Road Gift Basket Giveaway | My Halal Kitchen

Many of you who are frequent readers of My Halal Kitchen may notice that I post a recipe every month using something from Saffron Road, a unique brand here in the U.S. that offers guaranteed halal-certified products such as globally inspired Simmer Sauces, halal and gluten-free culinary broths, convenient freezer meals that have beef, chicken or lamb and even vegan and vegetarian options, ... Read More »