Tonight’s theme is Classic Indian Street Food – these dishes are popular favourites usually available at simple “dhabas”, roadside eating establishments in middle-class markets where people drop in for a quick yet wholesome meal.
Tawa Murgh Tikka $6
Strips of chicken breast marinated with ginger, garlic and garam masalas seared on a grill and served with a tangy green chutney.
A hotly-contested and highly competitive culinary institution in the bylanes of Old Delhi, this dish is a hearty plate of curried chickpeas garnished with cubes of cottage cheese, tomatoes and potato. Served with a flat bread and ‘sirce-waale pyaaz’ (onions pickled in vinegar).
Add a side portion of Keema-Mutter for $6
Another old school classic – curried ground beef and green peas with onion and aromatic spices.
Add another naan bread for $1.50
Rice slow-cooked in milk reduced over time. Infused with cardamom and garnished with dried fruits.
Prix Fixe Menu $23
Choice of Tawa Murgh Tikka -or- Keema-Kaleji + Chole-Kulche + Kheer
Inder Preet Singh has been working in marketing in the telecom industry in Toronto for the past 2 years. Cooking is his his happy place, connecting him to both the Punjabi cuisine his mother taught him, as well as the food of his hometown of Hyderabad.
Every Thursday The Depanneur is an ‘open mic’ night for culinary talent in TO, where we invite guest cooks, amateur or professional, to come and make their favourite dishes.