Inder Preet Singh loves cooking real Indian food. This menu features different rustic, home-style, Indian comfort-food dishes that showcase the flavours of his hometown of Hyderabad, a region in South-Central India known for its unique blend of the Islamic and Hindu cultures.
Join us for a taste of true Indian home cooking that is often limited to house-holds or small eateries back in India, and rarely found in Indian restaurants. This menu comprises of some local street-food staples, as well family favourites that are dished up on holidays or special occasions.
A popular late-night snack available into the wee-hours in the bylanes of the old-city to this day! Cubes of steak marinated overnight in ginger, garlic, dry spices, stir-fried in a yoghurt-based sauce, and enjoyed with a fresh flat-bread.
A popular dish in households since the Nizams’ era (Nizams were the erstwhile rulers of the princely state of Hyderabad). Large bone-in pieces of goat meat cooked in a complex, flavourful curry with split yellow chickpeas.
A perfect partner to the Dalcha; tender small eggplants in a tamarind and peanut-based gravy. Soft, nutty, and tangy!
The ideal accompaniment to these flavourful curries, this spiced rice dish is a regular feature at weddings and functions in Hyderabad. Delicate, long-grain basmati rice cooked with ginger, garlic, mint and coriander.
Served with Pickled Onions, Green Chutney, and plenty of warm Naan Bread
Kaddu ki Kheer
A classic old-city number, this rich, creamy pudding, is made from kaddu, know as bottle gourd or white pumpkin, bolstered with almonds and dusted with cinnamon.
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 weekend The Depanneur invites a guest chef to host a fun, informal dinner party.