Indian food is heavily influenced by cultural, religious & traditional choices. These cuisines vary significantly from each other depending on culture, climate & ethnic groups. Indian food is well recognized as a Global cuisine.

Staple foods of the Indian Food cuisine include rice, flour & a variety of lentils. Indian cuisine is mostly recognized by the spices that are used. Popular spices that make up the traditional Indian dishes include Cardamom (Elachi), Tumeric (Haldi), Cumin (Jeera), Coriander (Dhania), Black Mustard Seeds (Sarso), Saffron, Ginger, Garlic & Chili Powder. A popular & common spice that is also used is called Garam Masala which typically has a combination of five or more spices.

Some leaves are also used in the Indian dishes which give them their distinctive Indian flavor. Leaves used for various dishes include Curry Leaves, Bay Leaves, Fenugreek Leaves, Mint Leaves & Coriander Leaves.

Spicy Sausage Chutney

Spicy Sausage Chutney

SPICY SAUSAGE CHUTNEY   This Indian Recipe Serves 2-4   This spicy sausage chutney recipe was from my beloved grandma. This dish is most recognized in South Africa in Indian homes. This is a brilliant, simple dish that will make family meals a breeze! If the spiciness is not for you, then just adjust the recipe by lessening…

Chicken Tikka

Chicken Tikka

CHICKEN TIKKA   This Indian Recipe Serves 2-4   Chicken tikka or Murgh tikka is a chicken dish originating in South Asia where it stays prevalent in Bangladesh, India & Pakistan. It is also a common dish in South Africa as there are a lot of Indian citizens in the country. It is customarily little bits of…

Homemade Patha

Homemade Patha

HOMEMADE PATHA   This Recipe Makes ± 16 Patha Slices   Patha is an exquisite delicacy that is extremely well known, particularly among Indian South Africans. Homemade Patha is much more delicious as you can play around with the ingredients instead of purchasing it from the store. It is a combination of a spicy chilli pasted mixture & layered…

Lamb Stew

Lamb Stew

LAMB STEW   This Recipe Serves 3-4     This hearty lamb stew is stacked with vegetables & flavour. One of those deep rooted & immortal dishes that will most likely outlast humankind is the great old-fashioned stew. Regardless of where you go on the planet each nation has some other variant/s of stew, regardless of the possibility…

Spicy Beef Curry

SPICY BEEF CURRY   This Indian Recipe Serves 4-5   Spicy beef curry is a delicious meal. It’s considered as a boneless meat curry. This dish will make your taste buds tingle with happiness with the blend of fragrant herbs & flavors. As a supplement dense red meat, beef contains various supplements that are basic to the…

Garlic Naan

Garlic Naan

GARLIC NAAN   This Recipe Makes 16 Naan Pieces   Garlic naan is a standout amongst the most requested Indian bread in an Indian restaurant. Typically this delicate wonderful Indian bread is cooked in a tandoor oven, a hot clay oven used to cook tandoori dishes or on a tava. Ordinarily, it is served hot & brushed…

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

VEGETABLE BIRYANI   This Indian Recipe Serves 6-8     A Classic Indian vegetable biryani is a flawless dish for any event. 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 the diaspora from the area.…