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12 Lip Smacking Starters To Kick Start Your Weekend In Chennai

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North Indian starters in Chennai you definitely shouldn’t miss!

The weekend is here! The whole week sees us slog for our bread and butter. Weekend is the time to enjoy the delicious, spicy and not so spicy scrumptious foods. Now we know you know that food is as important as that drink you have been craving for the whole week. Like every weekend you are spoiled for choices and pretty much rack your head or argue about which place to go for a food raid. So we have put together a list of 12 different but yummy starters to kick start your culinary journey of some delightful weekend nourishment!

 

Galawti Kebab

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The Galawti Kabab at Bombay Brasserie is made with the most tender mince mutton and a plethora of aromatic lucknowi spices. Armed with Ulte Tawe Ki Roti, this melt in your mouth kabab will definitely become a part of your most favourite foods. Pair this delicious kabab with some sweet and tangy Kala Khatta that comes with a tiny ice gola.

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Mutton Charminar Sheek

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The Bayleaf has been whipping some great foods for a long long time. If you are a red meat lover, its time you tried their Mutton Charminar Sheek. Delicious tender mutton minced is flavoured with loads of spices and grilled to perfection in tandoor and on a sheek. Enjoy this kebab with a spicy mint chutney and finish it off with a Fresh Fruit Juice where you have choice between a sweet watermelon or the tangy sweet lime.

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Chicken Tikka

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The Chicken Tikka at Zamrud is lip smacking dish made with tender boneless pieces of chicken which are marinated in aromatic Indian spices and served with the most delicious mint chutney. Don’t you worry about the surge of spice levels on your tongue, wash off the spiciness with a chilled glass of lime mint cooler.

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Tandoori Chicken

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Join the culinary Bathinda Express before it leaves the platform! Serving some kickass North Indian non veg, their Tandoori Chicken has gained quite a fan following. With a full chicken marinated in delicious spices and cooked in an Indian tandoor with coals. Served with a salad and a chutney, your weekend will be filled with some awesome Punjabi flavour. Pair it with some Chaas or Butter milk, which you get by the bottle and by the glass.

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All you sea food lovers, we haven’t forgotten you at all. You know that Relishious takes your food preference very seriously! Here’s a list of Seafood based kebabs and starters.

 

Daria-E-Aag

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Al Maza that’s quite known for its Arabian delicacies, serves some great Indian food too. They take a fillet of basa and coated with a yummy nutmeg marinade. This fresh, flaky fish is then cooked in a clay over to give it nice smoky after taste. Aptly named Daria–E–Aag, which translates to Sea on Fire, This spicy basa fillet best teamed with a cool, soothing Roohafza!

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Goenchewage

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Zaitoon has been serving some delicious barbecues and grills for years now. Not only are their meats famous, but their seafood is worth a mention. Goenchewage as the name suggests is seafood speciality whose recipe comes all the way from Goa. Fresh prawns are marinated in fiery Goan spices, skewered and grilled to delicious perfection. Served with a light dip and some shredded cabbage, you finish the meal with a Zaitoon Special Falooda, a heady mix of vermicelli, milk, ice cream and basil seeds.

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Veggie lovers, here is a list of some of the most different and awesome kebabs and starters found all over Chennai.

 

Surnaache Kaap

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The Surnaache Kaap is a specialty starter that comes all the way from the Western Ghats. Suran is the yam or the ‘Senaikizhangu’ as we know it in Tamil. Slices of yam are coated with spiced semolina and shallow fried to give you a yummy crunchy bite which is soft inside. Enjoy this Ghaati speciality with a Konkani specialty called the Sol Kadi, made with butter milk and kokum. You will get all this at Meena Tai’s long with some more Marathi specialties.

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Tirangaa Paneer Tikka

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Pind has made a name for itself, serving some of the softest paneer found nowhere in Chennai… This paneer platter is made of three types of paneer tikkas namely the fiery orange tikka, the subtle white malai tikka and the rustic green hariyali tikka. All these arranged beautifully to make the Tirangaa Paneer Tikka. Served with a chutney to dip it in, pair it with the most delicious Dil Bahar – A special lassi with yoghurt, made with some rosy syrup and pieces of yummy fruit.

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Corn Na Ghugra

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Gujrati food and hospitality is one of its kind. Since hospitality is far to experience, the food is quite near! The Amdavadi whips out some excellent Gujarati food. Corn Na Ghugra are yummy crunchy pockets filled with a scrumptious filling of sweet corn, Deep fried to make it super crunchy, dip it up in a spicy mint chutney and feel it doing a tasty garba on your palate. Pair it up with some cool refreshing Variyali juice made with fennel seeds.

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Tandoori Bharwan Aloo

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Tandoori Bharwan Aloo served at Chaat Bazaar is a pretty looking starter with rolls of potato stuffed with delicious filling of mixed veggies and dry fruits. Marinated in a red tandoor masala and cooked in a tandoor to give it an awesome smoky taste. Pair it up with a tangy, light on your stomach Jal Jeera to appease the digestive system.

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Paneer Sola Kebab

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The Paneer Sola Kebab at Salt is a hot sizzling platter of soft paneer cubes which are barbecued and tossed in a unique Rajasthani spice mix. Comes on a bed of freshly grilled veggies. As the spices twirl on your palate, sip onto the cold Nimbu Pani that comes sweetened or salted, as you like it!

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So this is our take on some awesome kebabs and starters found all over Chennai. Now the weekend binging plans don’t seem too impossible. Head out to these places and let us know about your verdict on the above.

 

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Kirtida Kale Swami

Kirtida has been educating bright minds for 10 years. She is an avid traveler and an adventurous foodie. She loves to eat and lives to eat. Food has been her passion for years and is a passionate and a budding content writer. During her free time, Kirtida loves to dance, listen to music and read up on different foods she is yet to try.

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