Indian cuisine has an outburst of flavors ranging from mild to spicy. Spices are used extensively in Indian dishes which give them their distinctive flavor. Indian migrants were brought to South Africa as slaves in the 18th & 19th century.

The most popular Indian cuisine dishes in South Africa include Curries, Biryani, Samoosa’s, Bunny Chows & Chicken Tikka.

Bunny Chows were created by the Indian slaves as they did not have plates to eat their food. Indian slaves decided to make a deep hole in a loaf of bread & place their curries in them. This gave them the support to eat their meals with ease & hence the Bunny Chow was invented. This dish is by far the most popular Indian dish in South Africa.

Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

CHICKEN BIRYANI   This Indian Recipe Serves 4-6   This Chicken Biryani recipe will always be a great meal idea at home. This recipe is inspired by my mum. It is a typical South African style biryani with infused flavours. Biryani otherwise called biriyani or biriani, is a blended rice dish with its origins among the Muslims of the…

Braised Cabbage With Potatoes

Braised Cabbage With Potatoes

BRAISED CABBAGE WITH POTATOES   This Indian Recipe Serves 2-3   Braised Cabbage With Potatoes is a vegetarian dish that is simply braised using a few ingredients. It is delicious & best enjoyed with roti or bread. Cabbage is a verdant green or purple biennial plant, developed as a yearly vegetable yield for its thick leaved heads.…

Tin Fish Biryani

Tin Fish Biryani

TIN FISH BIRYANI This Indian Recipe Serves 3   A Classic Indian Tin Fish biryani is not your typical specialty. The taste has no words to describe & you will most probably only find this dish in the Indian homes of South Africa, as not many restaurants have this dish on the menu. My gran used prepare…

Mince And Cauliflower Curry

Mince And Cauliflower Curry

MINCE AND CAULIFLOWER CURRY   This Indian Recipe Serves 2-4   Mince And Cauliflower Curry is just one of the many variations that this curry can be prepared. This alternative allows you to avoid adding This curry is most common in the Indian homes of South Africa & it is super easy to make. The blend of…

Durban Chicken Curry

Durban Chicken Curry

DURBAN CHICKEN CURRY   This Indian Recipe Serves 4-5   Durban Chicken Curry is by far the best curry you will ever find in South Africa. Chicken Curry is one of Durban’s prime luxurious pleasures. Dissimilar to milder East Indian chicken dishes – the Durban Chicken Curry does not contain sugar, fruit, coconut milk or cream. This…

Mutton Biryani

Mutton Biryani

MUTTON BIRYANI   This Indian Recipe Serves 4-6   This Mutton Biryani recipe is inspired by my mum. It is a typical South African style biryani with infused flavours. Biryani otherwise called biriyani or biriani, is a blended rice dish with its origins among the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent. It is mainstream all through the subcontinent & among…

Pickled Jalapeños

Pickled Jalapeños

PICKLED  JALAPEÑOS   This Recipe Serves 3-4     This Pickled Jalapeños recipe is great as a side to any meal especially Indian curries. It is fairly easy to prepare, although the soaking process will take up to a week before you will be able to consume it. The jalapeño, is a medium-sized chilli pepper case sort cultivar of the…