Home cooking is back in style!
There is no food like home food! Being fed by creative and talented chefs at the best of restaurants still can’t replace great home cooking. The tradition of cooking at home – and eating with family and friends – brings us this comfort.
Samosas – beef, chicken or vegetable, a gift from the food gods and certainly a crowd pleaser, these samosas will knock your socks off!
Potato chops – (aka beef stuffed potato cakes) only a few indian communities make these awesome mashed potato patties filled with spicy minced meat. They’re browned to perfection and oh, soo good!
Kari “black” kabobs – these spicy minced meatballs are blackend to perfection. Bet you can’t eat just one!
Ondhvo or vegetable cake. Who knew you could bake a cake that contains only mother natures favorite ingredients. Great as an appetizer or anytime snack. Healthy and nutritious!
Bhajias – crispy sliced potato, onion or vegetable fritters dipped in chick pea batter. A well known anytime favorite from east africa. Mouthwatering and best served with tamarind chutney.
Kachori – savory and oh so good, crispy mashed potato and vegetables balls dipped in chick pea batter and browned to perfection. Another party favorite!
Dokra – a ruby favorite! A delicious and nutritious steamed semolina and chickpea flour cake. Best enjoyed with a garlic and tomato chutney!
Indian falafel – spicy lentil falafel served in cool and refreshing yogurt and garnished with special spices.
Rolled kabab – these soft and flavorful kabobs are a perfect fusion of seasoned mashed potato and ground beef. A comfort food, a family classic and don’t expect leftovers!
Chana bateta – delicious chickpea and potato soup made with a tangy tamarind juice. Served best with potato crisps, chevro and tamarind chutney. A tea time special!
Main Course » Chicken entrees
Butter chicken – popular in countries all over the world, this dish originated in delhi and is a best seller in almost every indian restaurant in the world. This is a great dish for almost any occasion, with a rich creamy sauce but watch out! You’ll have to think twice the next time you’re in your favorite restaurant…
Chicken curry – so easy and soo good! Chicken curry is a staple and comfort food for many indian families all over the world. Sure to be a favorite!
Kuku paka – a rich chicken curry with creamed coconut. This dish originates in east africa. The word kuku is swahili for chicken and the word paka is said to denote a dish made with coconut milk. Either way, it’s a favorite in our family…
Chicken palak or “bhaji” – a healthy spinach curry with chicken cooked to perfection with a blend of onions and tomatoes. Get your daily dose of iron and protein! Best enjoyed with roti
Tandoori chicken – an all time favorite! Traditionally tandoori chicken is made in a tandoor oven (which none of us own unless kinda lucky!) We’ll teach you the home version either roasted or grilled on the bbq using well-marinated mixture of yogurt, and spices – the result a red/orange fall of the bone succulent…
Chicken tikka – the literal meaning of tikka is “bits or pieces” and very much like tandoori chicken with a couple slight twists. Generally chicken tikka is boneless
Main Course » Meat entrees
Beef “kheema” curry – easy and very tasty ground beef curry with potato and peas. We’ve heard some people put leftovers in a sandwich!
Mayai maani – spicy ground beef and egg casserole
Meat “mogo” cassava – beef, lamb or goat with cassava in coconut milk
Main Course » Seafood entrees
Masala salmon – salmon in a rich tomato masala with potato
Masala fish – fish steaks in a rich tomato masala
Masala prawns – prawns in a rich tomato masala
Main Course » Vegetarian entrees
Vegetable curry – mixed vegetable
Dhal – lentil soup
Moong bean curry – curried whole moong beans
Urad bean curry – curried black mapte beans
Split moon bean curry – yellow split bean lentil curry
Okra “bhinda” curry – curried lady fingers with tomato and onions
Coconut corn curry – corn in a spicy coconut cream sauce
Masala corn – corn in a rich tomato masala
Kichri & khadi – moong beans and rice with a flavorful yogurt curry
Khadi – a flavorful yogurt curry
Vegetable pilaf – rice with mixed vegetables
Vegetable biryani – a rich rice dish with saffron and spices
Eggplant “bhurta” curry – pureed or mashed eggplant baked with spcies
Eggplant curry – curried eggplant with peas and potatoes
Spinach “bhaji” curry – curried spinach in tomato sauce
Potato curry – curried potatoes
Masala potatoes – curried potatoes tempered in mustard seeds and spices
Roti (aka rotli or chapati) – whole-wheat flat bread
Naan – oven baked indian bread
Puri – puffed up round indian bread
Parotha – puffed up round indian bread. Also made with spices
Gulab jaman (or jambu) – sweet balls of milk powder soaking in syrup
Paak – almond confection
Pera – an indian fudge like sweet
Nankhatai – indian shortbread
Faludo – agar pudding with saffron, pistachios and rose essence
Khir – ground rice pudding
Vermicelli “sev” pudding – indian vermicelli made from wheat and milk