Monthly Archives: October 2016

Top Five Indian Halloween Recipes

If you would rather be in the kitchen cooking and eating this Halloween than out trick or treating, why not try one our top ten curry ideas for this spooky season? We’ve picked our five favourites and added a few Itihaas specialities as well. So, tantalise those taste buds and browse are delicious

Halloween treats below.

Itihaas’s Halloween Picks

Cauldron Curry by Martha Stewart – this spookily green concoction made with lime and ginger makes an ideal Halloween centrepiece on the dinner table. Get the full recipe here.

Pumpkin Curry with Chickpeas – this veggie dinner party dish is full of all the aromas and spices you want on a chilly Halloween evening. Get the recipe here.

Pumpkin Bud Bhajia – it’s not Halloween without a bit of pumpkin – get the recipe for these pumpkin flower fritters here.

Red Pumpkin Chutney – what better way to use up all the Halloween pumpkin than by making a delicious chutney. Get the recipe here.

Winter Squash Curry – a delicious and warming dish, perfect on a spooky Sunday evening. Get the full recipe here.

If you can’t be bothered to cook this Halloween then why not visit us here at Birmingham’s Best Indian Restaurant for some sinfully delicious dishes…

Paprika Spiced Carrot & Coriander Soup with curried Croutons – a fresh homemade soup with an intense flavour of roasted carrots, paprika and coriander topped with croutons and our secret spices.

Paprika dusted Tempura Cod with Lemon & Coriander Dressing served with Gun Powder Fries (The Indian Cod & Chips) – tangy pieces of cod fish flavoured with ginger garlic, lemon juice, chilli & ajwain in a crispy batter. Served with red chilli potato fritters.

Apple Jalebi & Almond Kulfi – Brambley Apple rings covered in a light golden syrup batter, served with cool & sweet almond infused homemade Indian ice cream.

See our full A’la Carte menu and remember, it’s not too early to book for Christmas! Call 0121 212 3383 or do it online.

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Get together this Christmas @ Itihaas

You might think it’s too early to talk about the C-word but you’re wrong, you’ve got less than 12 weeks before the Big Day! Before you know it, your favourite restaurant is fully booked and you can’t have that festive get together you were nearly, almost thinking about. You know that ol’ sayin’, “you snooze you lose”…

Lucky for you, Itihaas has now announced a Christmas menu packed with all your favourite Indian flavours with special festive twists to make a meal out with friends or colleagues a really special occasion. A great night of delicious food and drink to help you enjoy an intimate get together away from the hustle and bustle of those manic Christmas shoppers.

You don’t want to wait too long to book though, there’s already limited availability on Friday and Saturday nights in December so contact us now to avoid disappointment.

Our Best Christmas Choices – three & two course meals available

Paprika Spiced Carrot & Coriander Soup with curried Croutons (V)
A fresh homemade soup with an intense flavour of roasted carrots, paprika and coriander topped with croutons and our secret spices.

Rum infused Tandoori Lamb Chop
Juicy Lamb chops barbecued in a clay oven and then doused in a rich, spicy tomato & onion gravy; a dish flavoured with a hint of dark rum.

Flaming Sambuca Gulab Jamun with Coconut Kulfi
Moist, soft golden brown dumplings in sweet rose water syrup, laced with Sambuca brought to the table aflame, served with cool coconut infused homemade Indian ice cream.

See the full Christmas 2016 menu here and to book a Christmas treat for you and your friends call 0121 212 3383 or email

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