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With minimal yet fresh ambience adorned with bamboos and net, the restaurant truly satiates varied taste buds seeking good Indian flavours. The recommended grubs here include seekh kabab, tandoori chicken, butter chicken and staple Indian dal makhani. The biryani, especially mutton biryani also deserves to be tried here, for rice lovers.
When it comes to satisfying us Indians gastronomically its wiser to go old school. The fascination curries has for us is unbeatable and cannot be replaced with noodles or burgers. Whenever we feel bored with global cuisines we come back to our good old kebabs and curries. For North Indian expats living in Mangalorean-kitchen dominant Bengaluru, getting their curry fix is not difficult. There are just so many great curry houses in Bengaluru and amongst the most frequented is ‘Dalchini’. This pleasant family-style restaurant is sought after by the families and gourmets alike for its superb food and smooth cordial service. Dalchini is located at Devarbisanahalli, just opposite Sakra World Hospital at Bellandur Post, a vicinity bustling with activity all week long. You can even get the food delivered to your home.
Peppy live music flows in the background as your browse through Dalchini’s classic menu. It’s filled with dishes you hope to see on any good North Indian menu so if you are a curry fan, you have come to the right place. You will also see some Chinese dishes on the menu, something you can try for diversity of your palate. How about opening the menu with a plethora of appetizers? Begin munching with, tandoori mushroom, chicken pepper fry, paneer tikka, malai kabab, baby corn crisp, mutton seekh kabab, sofia tikka, paneer shashlik, tandoori chicken, aloo paneer cutlet, chicken lollipop and chicken winglets. Break a piece of double layer butter naan to go with, egg curry, kabuli channa masala, kheema mutter curry, mushroom masala, malai kofta, chicken tikka lababdar, mutton do pyaza, paneer jalfrezi, mutton rogan josh, bhindi masala and chicken seekh kabab masala.
Sip on a glass of butter milk or sweet lime soda before moving onto the sweet course. Dalchini’s final course is brimming with rich decadent desserts like, gulab jamun, rice kheer, garjar halwa and rasmalai. Portions are huge, order wisely. The ingredients are sourced fresh from local markets to maintain high quality. Prices are pocket-friendly so order lavishly. Interiors are simple and decorated in a presentable manner. Sturdy formal tables are added to infuse comfort to the scene. Large group of diners can seat in comfort and feast on wholesome curries for budget-friendly prices at Dalchini. There is not too much to go for the décor but food is what counts and at Dalchini, its awesome.