Experience Fine Dining @Handi Restaurant, Vaishali

Where dining experience is beyond eating a lavishing and kingly meal by keeping the standards of food and service at par excellence, Handi Restaurant, Vaishali outlet puts quality and fine dining first.

Handi

As the name ‘Handi’ is mentioned, the first thing that strikes the mind is authentic Rajasthani cuisine served in a perfect Rajasthani backdrop. Handi Restaurant offers a delectable selection of Rajasthani and Mughlai cuisine. It has a wide variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies on the palate. But if you are non vegetarian, the visit is a worth to tingle your taste buds. If you relish non vegetarian, here are some of the specialties – Laal Maas, Handi special Chicken, Rogan Josh and not to forget the Kebabs.

So, head to Handi Restaurant, Vaishali to savor succulent and aromatic delicacies of the Nawabs and Maharajas. And you can also avail bulk packaging for parties and family get together!

For Booking and Reservations,

Handi Restaurant

18, Gautam Marg,

Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur – 302021

Rajasthan, India.

Tel: +91-141-4016200

Mob: +91-0-98290-63600

 

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Mouth-Melting Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun !!! Who doesn’t love this yummilicious dessert? This mouth-melting sweet is almost everyone’s favorite.  It is so inviting that it’s hard to say “NO” to it. 🙂

Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun

This popular Indian dessert is consist of dumplings made of thickened or reduced milk, which is then deep fried and dunked into cardamom & rose flavored sugar syrup. The balls become juicy and super soft on getting well soaked in the sugar syrup. It derives its name from two words: Gulab which means rose (for the rose flavored syrup) and Jamun which is a kind of deep purple colored Indian berry (the cooked dumplings are dark brown in color). It can be enjoyed both hot as well as cold. Every bite of this scrumptious dessert tastes so heavenly. Sensation of having its dumpling melting in mouth and oozing out extra delicious sweet syrup is hard to describe in words.

Handi Restaurant, Jaipur

Handi Restaurant, Jaipur

Handi Restaurant serves very luscious and super soft Gulab-Jamun that will leave you craving for more. Ditch your calories count and enjoy the fluffiness of the jamuns  at Handi  to add extra sweetness to your meal. 🙂

For reservations and to book your table, please contact :
HANDI RESTAURANT

OPP.GPO, M.I. ROAD
Jaipur-302001, Rajasthan – India
Tel:+91-141-2372275,2364839
Fax:+91-141-23608889.
Mob:+91-0-98290-63600

18, Gautam Marg, Vaishali Nagar,
Jaipur-302021, Rajasthan – India
Tel:+91-141-4016200
Mob:+91-0-98290-63600

Terrific weekends at Handi

Apart from the delicious food and exotic ambiance, Handi at Vaishali Nagar brings for you a Melodious Thursday where there are live music performances every Thursday to delight your ears 🙂

The melodious Thursday is followed by a magical weekend as Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays bring for you magic shows to make all your weekends special !!

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Biryani bash !!

So what exactly comes to your mind when we ask you your top favorite foods? Generally, people of all ages never ever forget to call out ‘Biryani’ as one of their top favorites. But do you know from where did your favorite dish come into existence??

Biryani is believed to be a Persian dish as the word ‘Biryani’ came from Persian ‘Biryan’ meaning fried or roasted before cooking that is the hidden sapor behind this scrumptious dish. Biryani, for centuries now, has been a popular dish among Muslims while moving with them civilization after civilization. It claimed its proper cooking style during the Mughal era and that’s the reason why it is called a “food fit for kings”.

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Cooking style of biryani is different for different communities but the main essence behind making of biryani is that rice and meat or vegetables are cooked separately and later, brought together and steamed. The most basic ingredients that each and every Biryani recipe uses are onion, garlic, ghee, mint leaves and most importantly, the ‘Indian Khada masalas’ like the cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg mace, cloves, bay leaves etc. The popular biryani meats are chicken, lamb, mutton, fish, shrimps, quails and sometimes egg and even potatoes.

Out of the various varieties of Biryani, Handi serves the delicious mutton biryani, chicken biryani and veg. biryani and people love to have all the biryanis with ‘Raita’. One can have a variety of things with Biryani like the chilling mixed veg. raita , sliced masala onions or vinegar onions and not to be missed: the tangy mint chutney. Yummy!!! Isn’t your mouth watering?

In mutton biryani, mutton is first marinated with all the ingredients overnight so that all the ingredients get perfectly soaked by the mutton, and then steamed with semi cooked rice.

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What do we say about the magical, flavorsome and aromatic Chicken Biryani? You have to come down yourself and gorge into it !!

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Veg. biryani includes all the vegetables life onions, potatoes, cauliflower chopped and fried together with the ‘masalas’ followed by mixing with steamed rice. Doesn’t it all seem damn sumptuous?

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You can have the piquant taste of these delectable Biryani dishes at Handi Restaurant located at M.I. road and Vaishali Nagar to satisfy your taste buds any day, anytime !!

Butter Chicken Boneless aka Murgh Makhni

Traditionally known as Murgh Makhani, a platter of Butter chicken is suitable for any occasion and easily finds its way to every food menu that boasts of authentic Indian delights.

A popular North Indian cuisine, Butter chicken is actually chicken marinated overnight in yoghurt, along with various Indian spices (like coriander, turmeric, garam masala, lime, cumin, methi, garlic and ginger), and cooked in tomato puree. Though it seems otherwise, making the chicken dish is not at all a difficult task, provided you have the right recipe with you. Butter Chicken is Handi’s autographed delicacy.

In the following lines, we have explained a very easy recipe for Indian butter chicken boneless, just for you. Let us tell you how to make this delicious chicken dish, and then surprise your guests with this relishing cuisine at this Holi get together.

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Handi’s Delicacy – Butter Chicken Boneless aka Murgh Makhni

 How to make Butter Chicken Boneless?

Ingredients

For Marinating

  • 800 gm Chicken (Boneless)
  • 1 tbsp Sour Yoghurt
  • 1tbsp Vinegar/Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Ginger
  • 2 tsp Garlic
  • 2 tsp Onion Paste
  • Salt to Taste

For Gravy

  • 4 large tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Fresh Cream
  • 4 Tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1 Ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 4-5 Green Chilies (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp ground Cashew Nuts (optional)
  • Salt and Sugar to taste
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves (for garnish)

Instructions 

  • Cut the chicken into small pieces. Mix well all the ingredients for the marinade and thoroughly apply a mixture to the chicken pieces and set aside in the refrigerator.
  • Let the marinated pieces stand for a few hours. For best results, marinate the chicken overnight.
  • Heat 2 tsp of butter in a pan. Put the marinated chicken in the pan and cook on a low flame, for about half an hour. Make sure that the chicken doesn’t get charred, but is completely cooked.
  • Next, heat 2 tsp of butter in another pan. Add cumin, coriander, red chili and black pepper powder to the butter and stir fry the mixture for a few seconds, on a low flame. You can also add 2 tsp of cashew nut paste to enhance the taste.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, sugar and salt to the mixture and cook (uncovered), on a medium flame, for 5-7 minutes (or till the tomato pieces thickens to form a puree).
  • Carefully beat 2 tbsp of cream in a bowl and add it to the tomato puree and mix it well.
  • Lower the flame and add the cooked chicken, salt, chopped ginger and green chilies to the gravy and mix well.
  • Cook the mixture for another 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, pour the simmering mixture onto a ceramic bowl and add a teaspoonful of butter on top.
  • Garnish the chicken with freshly cut coriander leaves and some cream.

Its mouthwatering taste can be enjoyed with Naan, Rotis or steamed rice, which makes it a hot favorite among chicken lovers around the world. The dish tastes mild, so you can modify the quantity of spices.

Handi reloaded !!

The restaurant conceived in 1984, the one which has earned national repute and has carved a niche for itself in the Mughlai and Tandoori food. Some dishes like Handi meat, Laal maas, Paneer tikka, Chicken Kali Mirch are some delicacies which will blow you away and make you want to go back to this place again and again.

As you might feel the aroma of these delicious dishes right now, we have a good news to share with you !!

Your very favorite Handi restaurant has now opened up in another part of the city, Vaishali Nagar. As you enter the restaurant, it has an ethnic feel to it with the wall shelves neatly decorated with Rajasthani puppets, hand carved Barniyaan and potteries. The place is filled with vivid colors glorifying the Rajasthani culture in its own unique way.

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The wooden furniture adds a traditional style which instantly appeals the visitor at just one glance. The colorful bottles hanging from the tree at the entrance create a fresh and vibrant aura which pulls you towards the restaurant and makes you feel at home in terms of comfort and warmth. The ambiance is well lit with the different designs and hues of lanterns in lieu of the conventional lighting so as to bring about the essence of culture and royalty. The mud walls are well painted with the Mandana art, a special Rajasthani tradition especially drawn to protect home and earth and to welcome gods and goddesses as a mark of festivity.

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Handi warmly welcomes you to the new branch in Vaishali Nagar with the same goodness of homely feel, equally delightful meals and an ambiance which will soothe your soul and make you give away all your worries this weekend 🙂

 

 

Feel the heat with Handi meat

There are certain festivals and celebrations which are incomplete without the special Handi mutton made with some special twist !!

Every time you go to a place and eat this dish, you want to ask aloud: ‘Who made this?’ not to kiss their hands but to ask them to part with their recipe!! That is the thing with mutton; everyone has a different way of cooking it, and every new person who borrows a recipe will over the time add a personal touch to it.

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At Handi Restaurant, this spicy mutton dish is cooked on low charcoal for hours in a handi, or clay pot in true Rajasthani Style. You can simply close your eyes and order a Handi meat dish here and we promise to serve you the best !!

You can relish the various versions of this amazing dish with or without the side dishes like raita, lal mirch, dhaniya chutney, assorted breads, baati and have even delighted in the somewhat strange combination of Biryani with the gravy of Handi mutton.

Keeping the ingredients and delicious taste apart, it is slightly a time consuming dish. The handi mutton is as easy as any other non vegetarian dish, and the best part is that before you even know, it is finished and enjoyed. 🙂

Make Kadhai Chicken at home

Kadai Chicken is one of the most famous non-veg delight in restaurants !!

This spicy & yummy North Indian recipe tastes juicy with distinct flavor of bell pepper.

In this recipe, the chicken is cooked in red gravy with whole spices. This dish takes its real color & flavor by cooking in a thick bottomed vessel called Kadhai in India.

Making kadhai chicken at home is really easy..!

Kadhai Chicken

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken, washed, cleaned and cut into big pieces
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups tomatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 4 teaspoons garam masala powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 whole red chilies
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • Salt

Preparation

  1. Grind coriander seeds and whole red chillies into a coarse powder.
  2. Heat oil in a kadhai.
  3. Add bay leaves.
  4. After about 30 seconds, add onions and saute till they turn light golden brown.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste.
  6. Saute for 2 minutes on medium flame.
  7. Add the above coarse powder.
  8. Stir well.
  9. Add tomatoes and cook till they are fully cooked.
  10. Add chicken pieces, salt to taste and red chilli powder.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Cover the kadai.
  13. Cook till the chicken becomes tender.
  14. Sprinkle garam masala powder over the chicken.
  15. Garnish with corriander leaves and onion rings.
  16. Serve hot with rotis or parathas.

It tastes great with Indian Naan, Roti, Paratha, Chapati or even with plain rice !!

 

 

“Authentic Dinner” says Trip Advisor about Handi

One of the oldest and the most favorite food joint of Jaipur; Handi Restaurant undoubtedly offers the most scrumptious barbecue dishes and Mughlai cuisine in a cozy atmosphere. In the evenings a deliciously tempting smoky kebab stall sets up at the entrance to the restaurant which is more of a treat especially in winters.

The following are the reviews of Handi by the world’s largest travel site; Trip Advisor.

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Sweeten your taste buds with Til Ki Chakki on Lohri and Makar Sakranti

Lohri and Makar Sakranti are two very auspicious occasions celebrated in various parts of India.

Lohri is a bonfire festival which celebrates the harvesting of the Rabi (winter) crops and people give in to relaxing and enjoying the traditional folk songs and dances.

Makar Sankranti is celebrated when Sun moves to the Northern Hemisphere. This day marks the termination of winter season and beginning of a new harvest or spring season. Prayers are offered to God Sun for good health, wealth and for good crop, and this day is celebrated by kite flying in various parts of the country where it is celebrated with a lot of zeal and fervor.

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As we all know, every occasion in India is incomplete without some special dishes or food items for that day. Different kind of special dishes are also made on these colorful and joyous occasions of Makar Sakranti and Lohri.

This lip-smacking healthy sweet recipe is perfect as a crunchy afternoon snack and will make your days sweeter and tastier 🙂

Til Ki Chikki

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Ingredients

  • Black Sesame Seeds or Kala Til (1/2 cup)
  • Jaggery or gur – grated (1/4 cup)
  • Thinly Sliced Almonds (1/2 cup)
  • Ghee (1 tsp)
  • Ghee for greasing

Added Detail

Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 10

Procedure

1. Over a medium flame, lightly roast the sesame seeds for a few minutes or until the light brown in color.

2. Once done, keep the seeds aside to cool and then repeat the process with the almonds.

3. Grease the back of a flat plate with a little ghee and keep it aside.

4. Next, in a pan, heat the ghee and then add the jaggery.

5. Simmer under low flame until the entire jaggery melts and caramelizes such that it forms a hard ball when you place a drop in cold water.

6. Once the jaggery is melted, mix it thoroughly with the roasted seeds and almonds.

7. Next, pour the entire mixture over the greased plate and roll it into thin sheets with the help of a greased rolling pin.

Allow it to cool for some time and then cut it into square pieces.

Have a zealous Lohri and a colorful Makar Sakranti !!