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Five Most Popular Indian Dishes

Top5 Indian Meals at India's Tandoori Halal Restaurant in Hawthorn, CA

India’s Tandoori Halal Restaurant is one of the most reputable restaurants in the Hawthorne area of Southern California. The number one thing that draws customers to our restaurant is the sense of hospitality of our staff and of course our delicious dishes!

I’m guessing that is what you are here to find out about. Let’s now have a look at the 5 most popular Indian dishes that our customers know and love!!


 Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala is one of the most celebrated Indian dishes not only in India but around the globe. Ask any foodie about this dish and they will all tell one thing, Chicken Tikka Masala ROCKS!

Chicken Tikka Masala is a combination of chicken tikka chunks along with a delicious sauce. It is orange in color, thick and most of all creamy! Here is what’s Chicken Tikka Masala is made up of Boneless chicken, Tomato sauce, Yogurt, Onions, Spices. It is made to order how you like it mild, medium or very spicy.


Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer

If you are vegetarian and not so much into chicken, you are not alone. In fact, even for meaty people, tasting the Saag Paneer once, I swear they will never again see meat the same way they used to.

So what the heck is Saag Paneer?  It is simply a dish made of spinach leaves. Yeah! You heard me well! It is made up of leaves but not any leaves though. There are certain leaves that if combined together make up a yummy dish, these include mustard leaf, spinach, collard greens and more.

In the Indian cuisine, Saag Paneer is normally eaten with rice or bread. But if you can’t mix this with carbs, you can eat it alone. But what’s the secret behind it being so tasty?  Simple, the ingredients and the magical way they are combined. Saag Paneer is made up of fresh spinach, cooked curry style with homemade cheese herbs and spices.


Lamb Curry

Lamb Curry

This dish has more than just one name. It is known by some as mutton curry. The name varies but one thing they all share is incredible taste.

Lamb Curry is made up of lamb meat marinated and cooked with brown onion gravy and curry spices. These ingredients are what make up one of the best Indian dishes.  What really makes lamb curry such a delectable treat is the way it is cooked. The ingredients are put into a large pot which is then placed under the slow heat. The end result? A dish you will lick your fingers for!


Chicken Tandoori

Chicken Tandoori

This one is purely Indian.  Here at India’s Tandoori Halal Restaurant, you could say Tandoori Chicken is our signature dish! What makes this dish one of a kind is that it is a combination of all of India. Every bit of it is originated from a specific place in India. 

Hopefully, you are now intrigued and ready or read further or to eat, that’s good too. Tandoori Chicken is really is a dish made up of chicken marinated in yogurt and spices. The chicken is then cooked in a cylindrical clay oven, called tandoor.

It it a truly unique and sumptuous dish, have you ever seen yogurt marinated chicken? Well, that is what it is. Tandoori Chicken is marinated in yogurt, lemon juice cooked over a bed of red hot charcoal and roasted to a crisp tenderness in our special clay oven. Resulting in a deluge of delight for the senses, in one word, yummy.


Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

And here is the last in the list! Biryani is also a mix of many cultures in India and South Asia. The dish is made up of rice, spices, and veggies, the mix of these ingredients create one of the best vegetarian dishes. Seeing is believing but this one you should try out yourself!

But what makes this dish so popular, you might be wondering. Vegetable Biryani is made up of some of the best ingredients, highly aromatic basmati rice, garden fresh vegetables, cashew nuts, raisins, herbs, mild spices, and of course curry. Next time you visit us, make sure you ask for this dish. You won’t regret it at all.


There you have it guys. Those are the most popular dishes available at the best local Indian restaurant in the Hawthorne area, rich in culture and of course rich in taste. What do you think about them? What dishes would like to taste? No need to wish, please come through to our spacious restaurant in the heart of Hawthorne. 

If you live in Southern California or especially within the nearby South Bay neighborhoods, Hawthorne, Inglewood, El Segundo, Torrance, time has come for you to taste some of the best Indian dishes ever cooked prepared by experienced chefs whose delight is to make authentic Indian Cusine. Please pay us a visit.


India’s Tandoori Halal Restaurant

12866 Hawthorne Blvd.

Hawthorne, CA 90250


Call: (424) 456-4370



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