Flavors are as varied as the climate of India and as exotic as the people of India. Different regions specialize in different foods with ingredients complementing each other nutritionally and tastefully. Each dish is spiced to enhance the aroma and flavor. Our spices do not make the dishes hot. Because our skilled chefs make each dish individually, we will be happy to make our dishes the way you prefer them, from mild to extra hot. Ancients sages believed that food is a “Gift from the Gods” and its preparation is a form of prayer as its enjoyment. We appreciate you allowing us to prepare these age-old culinary delights. Enjoy your delightful experience at India Palace.
Balti is a style of cooking that developed in Birmingham, UK 20 or 30 years ago. Some say Balti described the cooking pot and others say it refers to a style of cooking that evolved in Baltistan, somewhere on the Northwest frontier. The Balti is a meal in itself, which contains both meat and vegetables and is eaten straight from the Karahi. Each Restaurant jealously guards its own special Balti recipes; but spices like cumin, coriander, cloves, cassia bark and ginger are typically used. Only fresh diced chicken breast or fresh diced lamb are used in our Balti dishes. All Balti dishes are cooked in white wine with fresh onions, tomatoes, green peppers, and finest herbs and spices. Gently garnished with coriander and served in a Balti. Enjoy!
Biryani originated in Persia and at its simplest, was rice and meat baked together in the oven. The cooks took to the Moghul emperors the Biryani and transformed it into a courtly delicacy by adding aromatic spices and other exotic ingredients. Biryani is a rice dish, cooked together with whatever meat or vegetable it is ordered with. The meat and vegetables are pre-cooked and then mixed with the pillau rice. Pillau rice is rice cooked with saffron, green peas, and onions. It is garnished with cashews and raisins.
Tandoor is a traditional Clay Oven fired by charcoal or gas in which food is cooked. This is a sealed heat cooking method by which food retains original flavor as it cooks in its own juice. Our Tandoori food is marinated in special masala ( a mixture of yogurt, herbs and tradi-tional spices.) All dishes are garnished with onions and lemon slices.
Our breads are baked to order in our authentic tandoori clay oven.