July 7, 2022

Must Try Famous North Indian Dishes

The Indian Sub-continent is filled with culture, tradition, and various food options differing from place to place. Here are some of the best must-try Famous North Indian dishes that you can also have a taste of at some of the best Indian Restaurants like Little India in Denver, Colorado. So here’s a list of  amazing North Indian dishes you must try at least once in your life. This smackalicious North-Indian food list consists of many North-Indian dishes you can enjoy!

Dal Makhani


Dal Makhani means Lentils in Butter. It is a dish prepared from a combination of Urad dal (whole black lentils) and Rajma (red kidney beans), together in a delicious blend with light Indian Spices that flavor the dish deeply with buttery hidden notes. In India, the dish is famously known as Maa ki Dal. Dal Makhani is also considered a staple dish in the North Indian Sub-continent. But the main point is that the dish takes tedious hours to be fully prepared. But at the end of the day, it is worth it. Try Dal Makhani at Little India in Denver, Colorado, or choose some of the best Indian food options we serve.

Gajjar Ka Halwa


One of the must-try Indian deserts prevalent in the North-Indian Sub-continent is the Gajjar Ka Halwa. Basically translating to ‘Carrot pudding’, this sweet Indian Desert option is made with grated carrots, milk, khoya (semi-hydrated whole-milk product), sugar, and ghee (clarified butter). The mixture is sauteed, boiled, and/or pressure cooked in milk and ghee. Gajjar ka Halwa is then served with a topping of various types of dry fruits. These enhance the taste and are a great treat for the eyes, nose and mouth. This Indian Sweet dish is called ‘Gajreela’ and is mostly served during winter. Have a taste of this Indian Sweet Dish at Little India, Denver!

Lamb Rogan Josh



This North-Indian dish originated in Kashmir. It is also considered an essential Kashmiri food of the Indian Sub-continent. Made with braised lamb chunks cooked in a gravy made with Yoghurt, Garlic, Ginger, Brown Onion and Aromatic Indian Spices. Hindus and Muslims in India have different ways of preparing the Indian dish, Rogan Josh. Indian dish, Rogan Joshis also an Indian delicacy enjoyed by most Meat Lovers. Try this North-Indian Delicacy at Little India, Denver, Colorado!

Butter Chicken



Butter Chicken is a dish we Indians, no matter wherever we are, crave for this delicious Indian dish. It originated in Delhi by a man, namely, Mr. Kundan Lal Gujral of Moti Mahal Delux. Also known as Murgh Makhani, Butter Chicken is prepared with chicken marinated in a mixture of various spices and cream. This marinating process is a long-continued process that lasts for hours, because of which the spices can penetrate the meat better. The marinated chicken is then put in a tandoor to be cooked deeply, coated in the spice marination. Then by preparing a mild buttery curry, the cooked tandoor chicken is added and cooked for another 5-10 minutes to incorporate and bind all the flavors in the Butter Chicken dish. You can find this delicious North Indian Cuisine at Little India, Denver. Come and experience some of the best Indian Food options here!



Biryani is an Indian dish prepared in various ways, differing in North, South, East, and West. Biryani is Flavored Basmati rice cooked in Assorted Spices and garnished with Ginger Juliennes and Sliced Green Chillies. Vegetable Biryani is made with various vegetables, and other protein biryanis are made with the respective type of protein named after. You can check out our Article on Biryani to have a wide knowledge of this amazing Indian dish! Or try it out at Little India!