10 Classic Indian Dishes To Try This Diwali

written by Hinal Shah 12th October 2017

It’s Diwali- the time to enjoy lots of food. Here are ten classic mouth watering dishes to celebrate Diwali with family and friends. And if that isn’t enough, you can get a special 20% Discount from the 9th to 22nd October. All you have to do is download our app, visit any of the participating restaurants that we’ve partnered with and decide which of these mouth flattering dishes you’ll have!

Aloo Tikki

Think of aloo tikki as delicious Indian potato fritters. Aloo tikki is a North Indian snack made of boiled potatoes and various spices. “Aloo” means potato, and the word “tikki” means a small cutlet or croquette. The spicy potato croquettes can be served with tamarind sauce, chopped green chillies, and green peas or chickpeas.Aloo Tikki


A fritter native to the Indian state Uttar Pradesh – one or more basic ingredients (onion, eggplant, potato, cauliflower, and chili peppers are all options) are dipped in gram flour and deep fried.Pakora

Papri Chaat

Crispy, fried dough wafers served with boiled potatoes, boiled chick peas, chilis, yogurt, tamarind chutney, and several spices.Papri Chaat

Pani Puri

The Panipuri is a popular street snack in India. It consists of a round, hollow puri, fried crisp and filled with a mixture of flavoured water, tamarind chutney, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion and chickpeas.Pani Puri

Chole Bhature

Chole Bhature is a spicy, tasty and a heavy dish. It is one of the most popular punjabi recipe. Chole stands for a spicy curry made with white chickpeas and Bhatura is fried leavened flat bread.Chole Bhature

Baingan Bharta

Baingan bharta is a South Asian dish bearing a resemblance to baba ghanoush. Baingan bharta is a part of the national cuisines of both India and Pakistan. The word ‘Bharta’ (pronounced BHURR-taah) refers to dishes in which the ingredients are roughly mashed either before or after the dish is prepared.Baingan Bharta

Chana Daal

Chana dal is a dish consisting primarily of split chickpeas stewed with spices such as turmeric. Dal also refers to other legumes such as peas, kidney beans, and lentils.Chana Daal

Bhel Puri

Bhelpuri is a savoury Indian snack, and is also a type of chaat. It is made out of puffed rice, vegetables and a tangy tamarind sauce.

Bhel Puri


Naan is the bread you’ll use to soak up all of the sauce on your plate. It’s usually pillowy soft, warm, and brushed with oil and herbs. You can customize your naan with a few different additions, and garlic is always a good way to go.naan


If jalfrezi is like Indian stir fry, then biryani is like Indian fried rice. Rice is the primary ingredient to which any combination of meats, vegetables, dried fruits, nuts, and spices are added. Some biryanis contain raisins, which add a level of sweetness to the otherwise savory and flavorful dish.

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