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A wide selection of Indian Dishes at Serene Cuisine of India, Denver

The Magic of Mukhwas

Did you ever notice a little bowl of colorful seeds near the entrance of an Indian Restaurant? What you’re looking at is called mukhwas, and it’s a traditional and ancient digestive aid. Typically made out of seeds, and sometimes nuts, mukhwas — which roughly translates to “mouth” (mukh) “smell” (vas) — not only helps you…
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Naan, Saag, Rice and Curry

The health benefits of Basmati rice

Basmati rice is a healthier option to regular white rice. It is highly nutritious because it is packed with micronutrients and macronutrients as well as copper, calcium, zinc, magnesium, potassium and vitamins B1, B6, E, and K. Another health benefit of basmati rice is its diabetic friendly because it has a low glycemic index. It…
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Authentic Indian Spices used at Serene Cuisine of India

Spicy Indian dishes to try

If you love spicy food and the extreme heat that comes with it, you will automatically fall in love with Indian food. This is because Indian dishes are known for using chili peppers in many recipes, from their curries to their desserts. Additionally, eating spicy food is known to reduce your chances of contracting cancer…
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Popular Indian mutton curries

The most popular red meat in Indian cuisine is mutton (often goat meat) that is cooked slowly over a long period. This is because the meat is usually tough and requires more cooking time to tenderize it. Therefore, cooking mutton requires some skill and practice to achieve moist, tender, and flavorful meat that people can…
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Shrimp Curry

Indian restaurant bhuna curry

Bhuna curry is a thick, medium hot, well-spiced dish that is common in Indian cuisine. Bhuna is more of a way of cooking than the meal itself, which is paired with the meat of your choices, such as chicken, lamb, or fish. It involves gently frying a mix of spices in plenty of oil to…
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Tandoori Mahi and Garlic Naan

Indian flatbreads

When it comes to enjoying Indian food, no meal would be complete without a serving of flatbread on the side. There are several different types to choose from and each offers a distinct flavor and texture. Here’s a quick explanation of the different varieties: Naan: Made with refined white flour for a smooth yet chewy…
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Fresh ingredients and flavors at Serene Cuisine of India

Health benefits of vindaloo

Vindaloo is a spicy curry dish native to India. It is traditionally made with meat such as pork, chicken, or lamb marinated with vinegar for increased tenderness. Vindaloo curry can be quite spicy, so it helps to eat it with cooling raita, a creamy cucumber, and a yogurt-based dip. However, despite its fiery nature, vindaloo…
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Tandoori Mahi and Garlic Naan

A Taste of India: Northern vs. Southern Food

If you’ve gone to an Indian restaurant, you are likely familiar with popular dishes like a tikka masala or tandoori chicken. But what you may not know is that the food in northern India differs vastly from the cuisine in southern India. Northern Indian food frequently incorporates dairy (ghee, milk and a soft cheese called…
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Tikka Masala with rice and naan at Serene Cuisine of India, Denver

The origin of chicken tikka masala

Chicken tikka masala is a red creamy chicken Indian dish that is colorful, spicy, and regal. You can eat it any day and any time, and it comprises of chunks of boneless meat marinated in yogurt and spices. While it’s popularly known as an Indian dish, chicken tikka masala originates from the Mughal Empire in…
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Murgh Makhani or Butter Chicken

Staple foods in Indian cuisine

Indian cuisine consists of a wide range of traditional and regional dishes native to the Indian continent. While there are some differences in how Indian food is made in different regions, these dishes utilize the same ingredients, e.g., herbs, spices, fruits, and vegetables. Staples in the Indian diet also vary by region, but they usually…
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Naan, Saag, Rice and Curry

So what is Saag?

If you are looking for authentic Indian Cuisine in Denver, you should ensure that your dish has saag. Saag is a common dish in the Indian state of Odisha, where it is served with cooked rice that is either washed or fermented in water. Saag is one of the 56 dishes that are offered to…
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Chicken Biriyani at Serene Cuisine of India

Aromatic Biryani

Did you know that most Indian dishes are vegetarian? If you want a meal that can be both vegetarian and non-vegetarian, you should try biryani. Any reputable Indian restaurant serves a biryani, usually depending on the type of meat used. Biryani is a dish that traces its origin in India, among the Muslims in the…
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