What is Curry?
Curry, the delicious word originally originates from the southern part of India. It is a combination of different types of dishes that is a home for the Indian subcontinent. The curry is a brilliant mix of different spices and herbs which includes ground turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, and dried chilies. The coinage of the word has a lot to do with curry leaves from curry trees which is an integral ingredient in Indian curries especially the South Indian cuisine.
Types of Indian curries
The Indian subcontinent is a vastly diverse place for curries. Due to its massiveness not only that there will be different varieties of Indian curry but different ingredients, various approaches to cooking, flavors, and diverse eating styles. Below mentioned are some finest Indian Curries you must try before you die.
Tikka Masala is loaded with aromatic chicken pieces slowly cooked in a rich, creamy flavorsome sauce. Chicken Tikka masala is widely appreciated by non-vegetarians but vegetarian options are equally good. It is a simple elegant Indian curry that is also easy to make in the home because the ingredients are easily available. This curry is authentically prepared with yogurt marinated chicken, skewered, and char-grilled for extraordinary bbq flavors. An excellent combination of spices is thrown into the creamy tomato-based sauce to make the perfect curry. Garam Masala, Cumin, Ground Coriander, and turmeric are contributed to making the tasty Tikka masala. Brace yourself with buttery naan, hot Basmati rice, fresh flatbread to taste this divine curry exclusively at Masala Mantra.
Rogan Josh is a perfect dish for all the mutton lovers out there. An Indian lamb curry filled with flavourful surprises. The tender mutton falls apart in your mouth faster than you falling for it. The succulent pieces of goat or lamb is cooked slowly on a base of spicy tomato, onion the sauce with aromatic spices like fennel, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, and ginger. It gets its red color from Kashmiri chili peppers which makes it look hotter than it is. The slow-cooked delicacy goes well with chapati, naan, and rice.
Korma, which took its origin during the Mughal Era from the Indian subcontinent is one of the must-try Indian curries. Mughals came to India from Central Asia bringing their unique cuisine and so Korma is rich with history. Thus the cuisine brought slow-braised, yogurt-based curries to India. It is a delicious curry that includes onions, aromatic spices, nuts, yogurt, seeds, coconut, vegetables, or meat. Serves brilliant with butter naan, roti, paratha, hot basmati rice, and jeera rice.
Chicken Chettinad is a spicy, flavorful, and hearty chicken curry from the Chettinad area of South India. The cuisine of Chettinad is aromatic, spicy, and fiery and has lots of secret flavors going on with it. One of the best chicken dishes, spicy, flavorful which is cooked in a traditional hot Chettinad paste paired with coconut and onions. It is rendered without a gravy or with it. People devour it with hot rice or chapati.
Malabar Fish Curry
Craving for spicy Indian fish curry? Then welcome Malabar fish curry to your plate. It is a perfect partner for rice, naan, bread, or tapioca. It is a delightful, creamy fish curry blessed with the goodness of coconut milk, chilies, coriander and, mustard seeds. This dish is extremely popular in Kerala and Sri Lanka where rice and fish are considered staple diets.
Fish Molly otherwise Meen Molly is a mild spicy Kerala style, Fish Curry. We let the fish rest in a river of coconut milk-based gravy. It goes best with hot steamed rice, bread, or appam. Appam is a Kerala pancake made with fermented rice batter and coconut. Unlike other fish curries like Malabar fish curry, this one particular on the mild side which makes it a tourist’s favorite. Green chilies and black pepper are in use for heat while the coconut milk shares the huge appreciation of making it creamy and rich fish curry.
The Jalfrezi uses “traditional” leftovers to make a spice-filled curry that is fried with a variety of herbs. If you want to make a Jalfrezi at home, then you can use good old Chinese techniques to stir fry a mixture of green peppers, onions, and plenty of fresh chilies to form a foundation before adding the meat of your choosing. We add small amount of thick, spicy sauce just before serving, making it one of the hot curries on Indian menus.
Vindaloo being the all time favorite, we have reached one of the hottest of all curries. While Vindaloo is now commonly served in every Indian restaurant, it began as a simple dish made with wine vinegar and garlic in Portugal. After being introduced to India’s Goa region, more and more chili powder has been added over time making it spicy and delicious for Indian taste.
We at Masala Manthra offer you the finest Indian curries. Also, we are one of the best restaurants Cape Coral that provide Indian food at a reasonable price. Our curries are served best along with the side of lightly spiced basmati rice or can be substituted according to your wish to any flavored rice like Jeera rice (cumin), Coconut rice, Lemon rice, and Turmeric rice. Order Indian food online with Masala Mantra.