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Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer
Spinach and homemade-style cheese simmered and sautéed in an enticing, savory sauce.

Tandoor Chef Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani
Spiced, boneless chicken prepared with Basmati rice and garnished with sautèed onions.

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala
with Cumin Infused Basmati Rice

Boneless chicken breast marinated, roasted and simmered in a robust, creamy sauce.

Chicken Tandoori with Spinach

Chicken Tandoori with Spinach
Marinated and tandoori roasted chicken breast in creamy spinach.

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Tandoor Chef Says Hello Hot Stuff!  

There are hundreds of terms for spicyness, and even still each spicy item seems to have its own level of hotness! Whether it’s “mild”, “ hot” or “suicide hot” take a look at the Scoville scale for measuring hotness and pick out where your favorite dish ranks!

Types of Peppers
How hot is your pepper?

Habanero Peppers - 200,000 - 350,000 - Tandoor Chef Habanero Pepper

HOT-HOT-HOT. Use these with caution. A little goes a long way.
Uses: Good for salsa, seasonings and jerk marinades.

Thai Peppers - 50,000 - 100,000 - Tandoor Chef Red Thai Pepper

For such a small pepper, it packs a fiery punch.
Uses: Thai soups and curries or stir-fry dishes.

Serrano Peppers - 5,000 - 19,000 - Tandoor Chef Serrano Pepper

Don't let the size fool you, the smaller they are, they hotter they are!
Uses: Commonly found in Asian, Mexican and Southwestern foods such as salsas, casseroles and egg dishes.

Jalapeño Peppers - 5,000 - 9,000 - Tandoor Chef Jalapeno Pepper

Great flavor with a kick.
Uses: Often used in Thai and Mexican recipes, perfect for soups, stews and on pizza, like our Jalapeño Naan Pizza!

Pasilla Peppers - 1,000 - 1,500 - Tandoor Chef Pasilla Pepper

Mild to medium flavored pepper with a gentle and complex flavor.
Uses: Great for a variety of your favorite foods, often found in salsas and stews.

Bell Peppers - "No Heat" - Tandoor Chef Bell Peppers

These come in a variety of colors including red, green, yellow and orange.
Uses: These versatile peppers add flavor and color to any of your favorite foods.

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