10 Indian dishes to dazzle your dinner table

Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani): Tender chicken pieces cooked in a creamy tomato-based sauce with butter, cream, and a blend of aromatic spices, served with rice or naan bread.

Palak Paneer: A vegetarian delight featuring cubes of paneer (Indian cottage cheese) cooked in a creamy spinach sauce with spices like cumin, coriander, and garam masala.

Chicken Tikka Masala: Grilled marinated chicken pieces simmered in a rich, creamy tomato-based sauce flavored with spices like cumin, paprika, and turmeric, served with rice or naan.

Biryani: Fragrant basmati rice cooked with marinated meat (chicken, lamb, or goat), aromatic spices, saffron, and caramelized onions, creating a flavorful and aromatic one-pot meal.

Chole (Chickpea Curry): A hearty and flavorful vegetarian dish made with chickpeas cooked in a spiced tomato-based gravy with onions, garlic, ginger, and a blend of aromatic spices.

Aloo Gobi: A comforting vegetarian dish featuring potatoes (aloo) and cauliflower (gobi) cooked with onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, and spices like turmeric, cumin, and coriander.

Paneer Tikka: Cubes of paneer marinated in yogurt and spices, skewered and grilled until charred and tender, served with mint chutney and onion rings.

Dal Makhani: A creamy and indulgent lentil dish made with black lentils (urad dal) and kidney beans (rajma), cooked with butter, cream, tomatoes, and a blend of aromatic spices.

Tandoori Chicken: Chicken marinated in a mixture of yogurt and spices, including ginger, garlic, cumin, coriander, and chili powder, then grilled or baked until tender and flavorful.

Samosas: Crispy pastry pockets filled with a savory mixture of spiced potatoes, peas, and sometimes meat or lentils, fried until golden brown and served with mint chutney or tamarind sauce for dipping.

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