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With food and service fit for the Royals, Himalaya Palace is a pukka Indian Tandoori Restaurant lying at the heart of the flower capital of the world Aalsmeer. We are just 10-15 minutes away from Schiphol International Airport and the City of Amsterdam and we have free parking on hand too with blue parking disc.
More important than the taste of food is the person with whom you share the moment.
Indian food is different from rest of the world not only in taste but also in cooking methods. It reflects a perfect blend of various cultures and ages. Just like Indian culture, food in India has also been influenced by various civilizations, which have contributed their share in its overall development and the present form.
Foods of India are better known for its spiciness. Throughout India, be it North India or South India, spices are used generously in food. But one must not forget that every single spice used in Indian dishes carries some or the other nutritional as well as medicinal properties.
I want my cooking to reflect the rugged nature and climate of the cold north. I want to create a progressive environment that has a emphasis on the outstanding produce of our region
Indian curries are famous for the wide variety, spices, rice flavor, beautiful colors and delicious taste. Curry refers to all the dishes, which are soupy and have gravy. Usually a tint of sour taste is usually found and in rare cases sweet flavor. Every part of the country has a different way of preparing a dish with different ingredients. There is a lot of variety in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries.
Almost 25 spices are used in making Indian curries. They are used in different combinations. Garam masala is a famous blend of spices.
Popular spices include turmeric, chilly, ginger, coriander, cloves, cinnamon, peppercorns, cardamom, cumin seeds, garlic, saffron, mace, fenugreek, caraway seeds, and poppy seeds.
Lime juice, tamarind, tomatoes, tamarind, kokum and yogurt is used to give sour taste to the dish.
They are freshly prepared by grinding on stone. They are cooked in ghee or oil.
The mixture of onion, garlic, ginger, tomatoes is used as a base to these spices for cooking.
To make the curry rich coconut milk, cream and dry fruits are added. They use herbs once the curry is cooked for decoration, seasoning and aroma.