chile pepper pilau
I’d like to share with you the recipe for Chile Pepper Pilau, the very first dish I ever made for Yogi Bhajan. I had been asked to come to Yogiji’s house on Tuesdays to help in the kitchen, answer phones, and so on. It was probably my second day “on the job.” His assistant gave me his instructions, scribbled in pencil on a scrap of paper. I still remember standing at the kitchen stove in his little house on Phyllis Avenue in West Hollywood and carefully following the recipe. He was evidently very happy with the results, because the next morning I got a call asking me to come and cook for him every day. This dish, made with basmati rice, is a good cleanser that is also beneficial for the kidneys. Yogiji enjoyed it with a little[...]

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