Viewing Posts from August 2019

Brilliant Biryani

  21 August 2019

Brilliant Biryani The origin of Biryani is unclear. The word is Hindustani, and seems to have its roots in Persian, the official language in many parts of medieval India. Some believe that the word comes from birinj, the Persian word for rice, others that it originated from biryan or beriyan - ‘to fry’ or ‘to roast’.  Yet it seems the recipe became popular as early as the 2nd century, when it was said to be served to soldiers in the Tamil community. The dish was made in clay pots with rice.....Read More

Versatile Vegetables

  14 August 2019

Versatile Vegetables For centuries, the people of the Indian subcontinent have used vegetables for their health benefits. Vegetables provide vital vitamins, fibre and nutrients, as well as immune-boosting antioxidants. But just because they’re good for you, it doesn’t mean they can’t taste great too. Our chefs have created a selection of stunning dishes to showcase the best that these versatile vegetables have to offer. Even better, if you like the look of one of our vegetarian mains, but don’t .....Read More

Traditional Main Courses

  07 August 2019

Traditional Main Courses Our starters might be fantastic, but we know you’re really here for the main event. Whilst we have a range of Signature and House Specialities, we know that sometimes all you want is something traditional. It’s just as well that our skilled chefs have decades of experience in creating authentic Indian cuisine with genuine Indian character. We have a range of meat, vegetable and cheese fillings to choose from. Simply choose which one you’d like, match it with any of our tr.....Read More

Stupendous Starters

  01 August 2019

Stupendous Starters Many of our starters are well known Indian favourites. What makes them special is the care and attention that our chefs put into each and every one of them, using their own unique methods. They’re great to get your taste-buds tingling and in the mood for one of the Indian Ocean’s exquisite main courses.  A Guide to our Starters Onion Bhaji: Onion is deep-fried in a light gram flour with fresh coriander for this classic and gently spiced dish. Vegetable Samosa: Pieces of soft and .....Read More

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