It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. India is called a country of diversity; this is not just seen in the culture of our country but the food as well. Here are the five north Indian dishes that seem to always top the list.
Malai kofta is a delectable blend of cream and spices which gives it a creamy texture. The kofta can be made of potatoes, mixed vegetables or paneer. This creamy dish literally melts in your mouth and can be had with naan or rice. A north Indian delight for the world to enjoy.
Butter chicken is an all-time favourite among most of us. This dish first originated in the 1950s, in the kitchens of Moti Mahal in Daryaganj, Delhi. Traditionally, butter chicken is to be cooked in a tandoor; but this can also be grilled. Butter chicken is not just enjoyed by the residents of the north but the south as well.
Chole kulche is a quintessential Punjabi dish that is loved by all. It is a popular north Indian dish and has a tangy and spicy flavour. The Kulche is cooked in a tandoor and can also be stuffed with potatoes, cottage cheese and various spices. The chole is a spicy curry.
Rogan josh or roghan josh is a chief Kashmiri cuisine. The Mughals were the ones who brought this dish to Kashmir and it remains an important part of their multi-course meal till date. The curry is made of lamb chops and a variety of spices; its brilliant red colour is because of the de-seeded Kashmiri chillies. This dish is mild enough to be enjoyed by any westerner as well.
Tandoor chicken has been an unsurpassed favourite of all chicken lovers. The chicken marinated with yogurt and spices is then roasted in a tandoor to give it an exclusive taste. It is also used as a base in the preparation of various cream-based curries like butter chicken. Tandoor chicken is no more limited to India and is enjoyed by all.