Soup, stock and pot pie, oh my! One chicken yields many tasty meals.
Editor's note: Check back Monday on Patch to see where you can find farm-fresh and organic birds close to home. Warning: This column is not for vegetarians. I like to eat healthy and use lots of veggies, but I also like to make use of a certain member of the poultry family. That's right, I don't mind pecking at a little chicken now and then. But don't worry, I am responsible about where I buy my meat. I am diligent when it comes to getting an antibiotic-free, farm-fresh bird that will feed my family for days. Every once in a while, I'm blessed with a fresh-from-the-farm chicken or two from my aunt, who raises chickens in mid-Michigan. One chicken can make a few meals and a pot of soup. I even recently made a chicken pot pie with great …
Although this Royal Oak restaurant opened less than a year ago, the Ullah family has been serving Indian food for almost 40 years.
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- Joe Hakim
Friday, December 24, 2010
Holiday stress got you down? Does the thought of having to prepare an entire Christmas feast have you freaking out? Take a step back and breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Moti Mahal has you covered. The restaurant will be open 5-9 p.m. Christmas Day, offering its full menu for your dining pleasure. For patrons who don't want to leave their warm, cozy abodes, delivery is also available ($40 minimum). Joe Ullah's family has been in the restaurant business for close to 40 years. His grandfather opened Taj Mahal in Berkley, one of the first Indian restaurants in Michigan, in the early 1970s. Ullah's father, Abdul, opened the original Moti Mahal in 1981 in Royal Oak, serving naan and other Indian dishes until the restaurant location was …