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The sweetly-secret history of Gulab Jamun

According to ancient folklore, the Mughal Emperor Sha Jahan’s personal chef created these deep-fried milk spheres dipped in treacly syrup. In a stroke of divine inspiration, this nameless royal cook mixed together thickened water buffalo milk along with dough balls made from whole wheat flour. These were then kneaded into small globes and fried until…
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The History Of Indian Cuisine

Over 5,000 years of history, India has had a multitude of settlers with a variety of belief systems. Hindu and Muslim are the two dominant religions that have influenced Indian cooking and food habits. The Hindu culture is vegetarian. Islamic rule introduced gravies, biryani and non-vegetarian fare such as kebabs, resulting in Mughlai cuisine, as…
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Authentic Indian Spices used at Serene Cuisine of India

Indian Cooking Spices Part 2

In a previous post we shared information about some of the spices we use to authentically prepare our cuisine for our restaurant guests.  Here we share new insights to other spices used in our kitchen. Mustard seeds split open when heated in oil, releasing their peppery flavor. Black mustard seeds have a stronger flavor than…
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Chicken Vindaloo

Chicken vindaloo is a hot and spicy dish from the Goa region of India. It is typically featured on menus at Indian restaurants. The taste comes from a unique blend of the fat in the chicken, garlic, vinegar and chili. This dish is intense and therefore we serve it with a side of our creamy…
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Alu Gobi

Alu Gobi is a vegetarian dish from Northern India made with potatoes, cauliflower, and spices. It is popular in Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Indian and Nepali cuisine. Its yellowish hue is due to the use of turmeric, and it often contains curry or cilantro leaves for garnish. Alu gobi translates to potato cauliflower. The ingredients include ginger,…
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Vegetable Samosa Serene Cuisine Of India Denver Colorado

Vegetable Samosa

A samosa is a fried or baked dish with a savory filling. It may take different shapes, such as triangular, cone, or half-moon, depending on the region. The samosa originated in the Middle East prior to the 10th century. It was introduced to the Indian subcontinent in the 13th or 14th century by traders from…
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Essential Indian Spices

Indian cuisine has unique and sensual elements because of its abundant flavor profile. There are tangy, sweet, and sour flavors mixing and mingling in a way that Western dishes often do not. An important step in using Indian spices is “blooming.” This means cooking the spices in oil or butter (such as the clarified butter,…
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Baingan Bhartha Serene Cuisine Of India

Baingan Bhartha

Baingan Bhartha is a hearty vegetarian dish with Tandoor smoked eggplant, chopped and seasoned with fresh tomatoes, garlic and butter for a savory authentic Indian cuisine. We are proud to announce the Grand Opening of Serene Cuisine Of India located in Denver right near the Denver University campus at the corner of University and Evans.…
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Murgh Makhani or Butter Chicken

Murgh Makhani

Murgh Makhani, also known as Butter Chicken, is a delicious classic chicken tikka in a tomato and creamy gravy, flavored with dry fenugreek leaves. Stop in to try this authentic Indian dish. We are proud to announce the Grand Opening of Serene Cuisine Of India located in Denver right near the Denver University campus at…
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Lamb Saag at Serene Cuisine of India

Lamb Saag

Our Lamb Saag dish consists of boneless tender lamb pieces cooked with chopped spinach and freshly ground spices, garlic, ginger, onion, tomato with a hint of homemade yogurt finished with delicately added heavy cream. We are proud to announce the Grand Opening of Serene Cuisine Of India located in Denver right near the Denver University…
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Chicken Tikka Masala Serene Cuisine of Indian Denver

Chicken Tikka Masala

Roasted marinated chicken cooked in a mildly spiced aromatic curry sauce thickened with yogurt and cream to get the authentic thick consistency. Our chefs are dedicated to implementing traditional recipes from ancient times. We are proud to announce the Grand Opening of Serene Cuisine Of India located in Denver right near the Denver University campus…
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Fish Korma at Serene Cuisine of India

Fish Korma

Fish Korma is a hearty gluten-free dish originating in the Indian subcontinent, consisting of meat braised with yogurt or cream, water or stock and spices to produce a thick sauce or glaze with coconut and topped with cashews and raisins. You can enjoy our Fish Korma dish at the newly opened Serene Cuisine of India…
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