Indian Food – Typical Five Course Meal

How much do you know about Indian food? Have you ever visited an Indian restaurant before? Well, if you are planning to visit an Indian restaurant, this article will prepare you as to what to expect. Indian menu can range from 3 to 12 course meal. The Indian food that will be included in their menu is largely determined by the number of course meal that they intend to serve. While the 3 course meal can include Appetizer, Main Course and Dessert; the 5 course meal can cover as much as Appetizers, Mid-Course, Main-Course, Accompaniments and Desserts as highlighted below:


  • Sweet Potato Shakarkandi, Kohlrabi,Crispy Okra
  • Beet And Peanut Butter Tikka, Goat Cheese Raita
  • Potato Sphere Chaat, White Pea Mash
  • Crab Claws, Butter-Pepper-Garlic, Cauliflower
  • Asparagus Chettinad, Coconut Chutney, Dosa Flakes
  • Mathri Trio: Duck Khurchan; Smoked Eggplant Bharta; Methi Murgh


  • Soy Keema, Lime Leaf Butter Pao, Quail Egg
  • Assamese Pork Dumplings, Broth, Nettle Oil, Crispy Black Rice
  • Tofu Masala, Shishito Peppers
  • Kohlapuri Chicken Salad, Golden Cashew Nut, Chickpea Pearls
  • Tiger Prawns, Indian Sorrel Chutney, Peanut Sago Vada
  • Sweet Pickle Ribs, Sundried Mango, Onion Seeds
  • Tandoori Lamb Chops, Bharta, Smoked Papad


  • Paper Roast Dosa, Mushrooms, Water Chestnuts
  • Green Pea Kofta, Cauliflower, Coconut Curry
  • Tawa Paneer Khurchan, Roomali Roti Pancakes, Chutneys
  • Baked Sea Bass, Patrani Butter, Berry Pulao
  • Malvani Dried Shrimp Pulao, Soft Shell Crab Koliwada
  • Chicken Malai Tikka, Green Chili Cream, Sugar Snap Peas, Truffle
  • Pepper Chicken Kerala, Vegetable Stew
  • Beef Tenderloin, Bakarkhani, Potato And Fenugreek Cheela
  • Ghee Roast Lamb, Roomali Roti Pancakes

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  • Choice Of Kulcha: Wild Mushroom; Saag Paneer; Butter Chicken; Hoisin Duck; Smoked Bacon, or
  • Black Dairy Dal With Lachha Naan, or
  • Fava Bean Pulao With Mustard And Caper Raita, or
  • Kadhai Snow Peas, Pine Nuts


  • Makhan Malai, Rose Petal Jaggery Brittle, Saffron Milk, Almonds
  • Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Doda Barfi Treacle Tart
  • Kheer, Coconut And Jaggery Ice Cream, Crispy Seviyan, Berries
  • Meethe Chawal, Sweet Rice, Almond Milk, Barberries
  • ‘Old Monk’ Rum Ball, Valrhona Chocolate

If you visit a good Indian restaurant, you will agree that Indian food is very rich.

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