Menu for today: Restaurant ka khaana ghar pe

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Ordering food from your favourite restaurnats works like the best quick fix after a hectic work day. But, obviously you can't order in too regularly, as its neither good for your health nor for your pocket. To satiate those cravings at home, you can re-create them in your own home kitchen easily. It's a win win because you can do so much experimenting in the kitchen, it will save you loads of money and also it’s healthier and better than eating out any day. Keeping all this in mind, we have decided that today’s menu is going to be a full-course restaurant style menu, just for you.

So, read on to enjoy restaurant ka khaana ghar pe with these simple recipes!


The first page in every restaurant’s menu and quite an important one. No matter how much ever you might want to skip the starter but the exciting menu just does not let you.

Selecting one or two out of a full-fledged list is a difficult task to do in the restaurant, and was for us too. So, we have chosen two all-time favourite starter recipes which are super simple too-Chicken 65 and Hara Bhara Kebab.


Main course:

After some starters, our cravings boost up to next level. There are endless options in this section both for vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Butter Chicken is one of the most ordered recipes because its taste is unmatchable till date. Although is popularly consumed with tandoori rotis or naan, pairs beautifully with some steamed rice too. Dal Makhni on the other hand, is one of the most popular dals amongst the both the vegetarians and non-vegetarians. The divine taste of this extraordinary recipe has a special place our hearts and in our stomach too even when you are already full.



Which bread do you usually prefer along with your main course? With so many different varieties of desi breads, it’s sometimes real hard to choose. Naan, out of all is the most preferred Indian bread when you are eating out at a restaurant. The fluffy, soft, leavened bread topped with some onion seeds taste best with your regular dals and sabzis too. You can also try the garlic added version of naan, it’s even better.Crispy and Flaky,  Lachcha Parantha is also a popular bread to serve along with Dal Makhni, Kormas or any gravy dish of your choice.



There are always a bunch of people who would choose rice over paratha or roti any day! So, we don’t want them to be unhappy about not listing biryanis in a typical restaurant style meal. There have been endless arguments on there’s nothing such as a ‘Veg Biryani’ but that is completely untrue. We bring you the recipe of this exciting Veg Biryani, filled with rich flavours and spices, and is completely irresistible. And, of course Chicken biryani had to be there when we are talking about a restaurant-style meal. Serve them both with some chilled vegetable raita.



A dessert completes any great dinner. So it is imperative that it needs to be perfect in every sense. For a restaurant style meal, nothing can be a more perfect dessert than a bowl of Gulab Jamuns. This quick Gulab Jamun recipe should do the trick for you. Or, if you are not the mithai fan, you can try the brownie with ice-cream because we are sure you can’t have a complete satisfactory meal if that sweet tooth is not satisfied. So, we have got you the recipe of this Sizzling Walnut Brownie to end your meal with a smile!



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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.