Kulcha King, we’ve got you: A Beginner's Guide to Indian Cuisine
Trying a new cuisine for the first time can sometimes be an overwhelming experience, for anyone.
With so many different types of foods to choose from, where do you even begin?
Every continent is renowned for certain types of food; we’ve compiled a quick list of dishes that we think you
need to try if you are a beginner to Indian food:
Get ready to be converted.
The only way to describe these is like a crispy pastry filled with vegetables or meat, most commonly in the
shape of triangles. While these may be small, they make the perfect snack and are filled with so much flavor.
They come in various forms and fillings, and there really is nothing like that first bite of a freshly made
This is a sort of flat-bread with a light, fluffy texture that is baked in a clay oven. Naan can be used to scoop up
food (in place of cutlery) and can be eaten with everything from curry to breakfast. If you like bread, you will
love this. The best way to eat naan is with a freshly made butter chicken or a delicious spicy dip. No Indian
food is complete without a side of naan.
Of course, our signature dish, (and our personal favourite) is our Kulcha.
Kulcha are Indian flatbreads similar to naan, but the key difference between them is that they are made using
maida or a refined white flour whereas naan tends to be made with a wheat flour. Naan dough is leavened
with yoghurt and yeast to make it soft and light, whereas Kulcha dough is not.
Kulcha’s have many fillings and spices, you will be a true Kulcha lover after just one bite.
3. Butter chicken
This consists of chunks of chicken that have been marinated in a mixture of spices and yogurt, then roasted
and served in a tomato sauce. Although there are different variations of butter chicken, they are best served with naan. Indian food works because it combines ingredients that you would not regularly think to mix. This is a western favourite & gets our mouthwatering, just thinking about it.
This is a rice dish that can be served with vegetables or meat (or both). It consists of several different layers of
rice which are mixed and cooked in an array of seasonings. Indian food is renowned for covering six different
tastes: spicy, sharp, salty, sweet, sour, and bitter. Depending on how you make this dish, all of these tastes are
sometimes present in Biryani.