Welcome to Spice N Ice, your gateway to the vibrant and authentic flavours of traditional Indian food, right here in Port Adelaide, Australia. Our restaurant is a labour of love, meticulously crafted by the talented duo, brothers Ranjeet and Jagpal, who hails from the culinary-rich region of Punjab, India. They bring with them a treasured heritage of fertile lands, a tradition of langar (free communal meals), and above all, a profound love for food that permeates every dish we serve.
At Spice N Ice, we take immense pride in preserving the essence of the most popular Indian food while infusing it with a modern twist. Our passion for cooking is evident in every mouthwatering creation that leaves our kitchen, and it is this dedication that has earned us the reputation of being the best Indian restaurant in Adelaide.
As true ambassadors of Indian flavours, we present you with a thoughtfully curated list of the most popular Indian foods from our diverse menu. These classics are a reflection of our culinary journey, inspired by the recipes passed down through generations in our very own house kitchen and infused with our own innovative touch.
Join us on an extraordinary gastronomic adventure as we invite you to savour the richness of our culture and indulge in the symphony of spices that grace our dishes. From the tender kebabs to the aromatic curries, every bite at Spice N Ice is an exploration of the senses, where tradition meets innovation on your plate.
So, whether you’re a seasoned enthusiast of Indian food or a curious soul eager to embark on a flavour-filled journey, we promise an unforgettable dining experience that will transport you straight to the heart of India. Come, let us be your culinary guide, and immerse yourself in the unforgettable flavours of Spice N Ice – Where every dish is a celebration of our love for food.
Here are the top 10 Must-Try Indian Cuisine at Spice N Ice :
1). Harra Bahara Kebab: A delightful trio of pan-fried potato, corn, and cheese patties.
At the top of our list of must-try Indian food dishes to try out at Spice N Ice is the delectable Harra Bahara Kebab. This delightful appetizer brings together the goodness of three delicious ingredients – potato, corn, and cheese with lots of authentic Indian spices skillfully blended and formed into delectable patties.
The Harra Bahara Kebab is a true vegetarian delight, perfect for both herbivores and food enthusiasts seeking a delightful explosion of flavours. Each bite offers a delightful contrast of textures, with the crispy outer layer giving way to a melt-in-your-mouth interior.
Pan-fried to perfection, these patties showcase the culinary finesse of our chefs and their dedication to preserving the authentic flavours of Indian cuisine. The use of fresh vegetables ground spices and aromatic spices infuses the kebabs with a burst of enticing flavours that will leave you craving for more.
Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking to savour a light and flavoursome appetizer, the Harra Bahara Kebab is a true crowd-pleaser. It’s an ideal choice to tantalize your taste buds as you begin your culinary journey at Spice N Ice.
So, as you embark on your Indian food culinary adventure, make sure to indulge in this delightful trio of pan-fried potato, corn, and cheese patties – the Harra Bahara Kebab – a symphony of flavours that captures the essence of Indian appetizers and sets the tone for an unforgettable dining experience at Spice N Ice.
2). Goat Malai Curry: On-the-bone goat cooked in a creamy cashew butter sauce
Next on our list of must try Indian dishes to try out at Spice N Ice is the exquisite Goat Malai Curry. This mouthwatering curry is a culinary masterpiece that showcases the richness and depth of Indian flavours.
Prepared with utmost care and attention to detail, the Goat Malai Curry features tender pieces of a goat on the bone, slow-cooked to perfection in creamy coconut milk and cashew butter sauce. The succulent goat meat absorbs the luscious creaminess of coconut milk in the sauce, creating a harmonious blend of textures and tastes that will leave you craving more.
The key to this delectable dish lies in the delicate balance of spices like garam masala and the use of high-quality ingredients. Our chefs take great pride in creating a creamy sauce infused with the richness of cashew nuts, making every spoonful a heavenly experience.
As you savour the Goat Malai Curry, the exquisite blend of spices and the tenderness of the goat meat will transport you to the heart of India, where traditional cooking techniques and premium ingredients combine to create a symphony of flavours.
Whether you’re a seasoned fan of Indian curries or a first-time adventurer, the Goat Malai Curry is a must-try dish that epitomizes the essence of Indian food. So, allow your taste buds to embark on a flavorful journey as you relish the divine combination of on-the-bone goat and the creamy cashew butter sauce – a true culinary masterpiece only found at Spice N Ice.
3). Tandoori Nights: Explore the flavours of the tandoor with various options like Tandoori Chicken and Tandoori Garlic Prawns
Step into a realm of culinary enchantment as we present to you “Tandoori Nights” – a celebration of the vibrant and aromatic flavours that emanate from the traditional tandoor clay oven. At Spice N Ice, our tandoor oven is the heart of our kitchen, infusing our dishes with a distinct smoky essence and a delightful charred touch.
Tandoori Nights offers an array of delectable options that will captivate your senses and transport you to the heart of India’s culinary traditions. Among the stars of this exquisite offering are the iconic Tandoori Chicken and the tantalizing Tandoori Garlic Prawns.
Tandoori Chicken, a classic Punjabi speciality, takes centre stage as succulent free-range chicken, marinated in a medley of mild spices and yoghurt, is skillfully cooked in the tandoor to tender perfection. The result is a dish that boasts a delightful balance of flavours, with the smoky notes from the tandoor complementing the spices and imparting an unmatched depth to the chicken.
For seafood aficionados, the Tandoori Garlic Prawns are a true delight. Plump and juicy prawns are lovingly marinated in a blend of spices and aromatic garlic, before meeting the tandoor’s fiery embrace. The tandoor’s intense heat works its magic, creating prawns with a delectable smoky flavour and a burst of spiced garlic butter-infused goodness.
Accompanied by fresh mint chutney and lemon wedges, the Tandoori Nights experience is an exploration of textures and tastes that are sure to leave an indelible mark on your palate.
So, join us for an unforgettable evening of Tandoori Nights, where you can savour the succulence of Tandoori Chicken, chicken tikka masala and the irresistible allure of Tandoori Garlic Prawns. Immerse yourself in the tradition and magic of the tandoor as it weaves its charm on your taste buds, creating an experience that is truly one-of-a-kind at Spice N Ice.
4). Paneer Tikka Masala: Tandoori paneer cooked in a rich tomato-based sauce with secret spices
Indulge in a vegetarian delight that is sure to tantalize your taste buds – Paneer Tikka Masala. This beloved Indian classic takes centre stage on our list of must-try Indian dishes at Spice N Ice, and it promises a symphony of flavours that will leave you craving for more.
The star of this culinary masterpiece is the tandoori paneer – a soft and creamy cottage cheese marinated in a special blend of spices and yoghurt. The not traditionally cooked in a tandoor, paneer is then skillfully cooked in our traditional tandoor, infusing it with a delectable smoky essence and a hint of charred goodness.
But the magic doesn’t end there. The tandoori paneer is then lovingly immersed in a rich tomato-based sauce, artfully crafted with our secret blend of spices. The velvety texture of the sauce envelops the paneer, creating a perfect harmony of flavours that dance on your palate with each bite.
The secret to this extraordinary dish lies in the careful selection of spices and the meticulous preparation by our skilled chefs. Each element of the Paneer Tikka Masala is crafted with precision, resulting in a dish that is both comforting and bursting with flavours.
Whether you’re a seasoned vegetarian or a food enthusiast eager to explore the vegetarian side of Indian cuisine, Paneer Tikka Masala is an absolute must-try. Its rich and hearty profile is a testament to the culinary heritage of India, where every vegetarian dish tells a story of tradition and love for food.
So, let the Paneer Tikka Masala transport you to a world of divine flavours and unmatched textures – a journey that can only be experienced at Spice N Ice, where every dish is a labour of love and passion for creating the finest Indian cuisine.
5). Butter Chicken: An Indian Food with Boneless chicken in a tomato and cream-based sauce, flavoured with fenugreek
Prepare yourself for a culinary masterpiece that has captured the hearts of food enthusiasts worldwide – Butter Chicken. As you embark on your flavour-filled journey at Spice N Ice, this classic Indian dish promises to be an unforgettable highlight that will leave you enchanted.
At the heart of this dish is tender, boneless chicken, bathed in a luxurious tomato and cream-based sauce that is both indulgent and comforting. Our chefs have perfected the art of infusing the sauce with a symphony of spices, creating a delicate balance that tantalizes the taste buds.
The magic of Butter Chicken lies in the aromatic fenugreek, which adds a unique twist to the dish. The fenugreek leaves are carefully blended into the sauce, imparting a delightful hint of bitterness that harmonizes with the creamy goodness, elevating the flavours to new heights.
With every bite of succulent chicken enveloped in the velvety sauce, you’ll experience a divine medley of tastes that are rich, savoury, and utterly satisfying. The interplay of textures and the harmonious combination of spices create a symphony of flavours that will keep you coming back for more.
Butter Chicken is not just a dish; it’s a testament to the art of Indian cooking, where tradition and innovation come together to create an experience that is both soulful and indulgent.
As you savour the delightful Butter Chicken at Spice N Ice, you’ll understand why it has earned a reputation as one of India’s culinary treasures. So, whether you’re a seasoned lover of Indian cuisine or a first-time adventurer, let the Butter Chicken be your guide on a journey of taste and pleasure, where every mouthful is a celebration of the rich flavours that define Indian gastronomy.
6). Saag Gosht: Succulent lamb cooked with mustard leaves, spinach puree, and ginger
Prepare to be transported to the lush landscapes of India’s culinary heartland with our next must-try dish – Saag Gosht which is completely different from rogan josh. This tantalizing creation brings together succulent pieces of lamb with a delightful blend of mustard leaves, spinach puree, and ginger, culminating in a symphony of flavours that will leave you utterly enchanted.
Saag Gosht is a true celebration of the rich and vibrant flavours that define Indian cuisine. The tender pieces of lamb are lovingly cooked to perfection, allowing the meat to absorb the essence of the earthy mustard leaves and the wholesome goodness of spinach puree.
The secret to this extraordinary dish lies in the careful preparation of curry leaves, mustard seeds, and fresh garlic ginger together, and the spinach, which infuses mustard seeds and curry leaves with a unique depth of flavour. The addition of fresh ginger and garlic adds a delightful touch of warmth and aromatic essence that complements the lamb beautifully.
With every spoonful of Saag Gosht, you’ll experience the harmonious blend of tender lamb and the rich, velvety spinach puree, creating a comforting and satisfying dish that is truly a delight for the senses.
Saag Gosht is a testament to the time-honoured culinary traditions of India, where the art of slow cooking and the expert use of spices come together to create dishes that are steeped in heritage and flavour.
So, whether you’re a lover of Indian curries or an adventurous street food enthusiast eager to explore new tastes, let Saag Gosht be your guide to a world of authentic Indian flavours. Join us at Spice N Ice and savour the magic of Saag Gosht – a dish that captures the essence of Indian gastronomy and offers a delightful taste of tradition and innovation on your plate.
7). Bhuna Gosht: Boneless tender lamb in a rich onion-tomato gravy
Embark on a delightful culinary journey as we present to you the exquisite Bhuna Gosht – a true gem of Indian cuisine. This traditional vegetarian dish takes centre stage at Spice N Ice, showcasing the art of slow-cooked perfection and the skilful use of spices and herbs.
Bhuna Gosht features boneless tender lamb, lovingly cooked to perfection in a rich and aromatic onion-tomato gravy. The key to this dish lies in the “bhuna” cooking technique, where the lamb is sautéed with a blend of spices until the flavours are fully absorbed, resulting in a depth of taste that is simply unparalleled.
As you take your first bite, the succulent lamb will melt in your mouth, enveloped in the luscious, velvety gravy that is infused with the goodness of onions and tomatoes. Each morsel offers a delightful burst of flavour, a testament to the culinary finesse and expertise of our chefs.
Bhuna Gosht is a quintessential representation of the rustic and hearty flavours that define Indian curries. The interplay of spices and the slow-cooked process allows the dish to reach a level of complexity that will leave you in awe.
Whether you’re a connoisseur of Indian cuisine or a food enthusiast seeking to experience the true essence of traditional Indian flavours, Bhuna Gosht is a must-try dish that will captivate your taste buds and take you on a journey through the vibrant culinary heritage of India.
Join us at Spice N Ice and savour the magic of Bhuna Gosht – a dish that embodies the essence of Indian gastronomy, where every spoonful is a celebration of rich and hearty flavours, crafted with love and passion for creating an exceptional dining experience.
8). Mix Vegetable Curry: An exotic blend of cashew gravy and vindaloo paste with mixed vegetable
Get ready to embark on a gastronomic adventure with our next must-try Indian dish – Mix Vegetable Curry. This exotic and flavorful creation brings together a delightful assortment of mixed vegetables, simmered deep fried to perfection in an enticing blend of cashew gravy clarified butter garlic ginger and vindaloo paste.
At Spice N Ice, we take pride in presenting you with a vegetarian masterpiece that is a true celebration of India’s rich culinary heritage. The medley of fresh and vibrant vegetables, fresh green chillies, carefully selected for their flavours and textures, takes centre stage in this dish.
The creamy cashew gravy forms the heart of the Mix Vegetable Curry, infusing the vegetables with a velvety richness that is both comforting and indulgent. The addition of the vindaloo paste brings a burst of warm spices and tangy notes, elevating the curry to new heights and leaving a delightful tingling sensation on your taste buds.
With every spoonful of this delectable curry, you’ll experience the harmonious dance of flavours, where the mild creaminess of the cashew gravy complements the zesty kick of the vindaloo paste, creating a tantalizing symphony of tastes that is nothing short of extraordinary.
The Mix Vegetable Curry is a true testament to the art of Indian vegetarian cooking, where the blending of diverse flavours and the expert use of spices result in a dish that is both wholesome and palate-pleasing.
Whether you’re a devoted vegetarian or a curious street food enthusiast, the Mix Vegetable Curry promises to be a delightful addition to your culinary exploration. Join us at Spice N Ice and savour the magic of this exotic blend of cashew gravy and vindaloo paste with mixed vegetables – a culinary journey that captures the essence of Indian flavours and brings the vibrancy of India’s vegetable-rich cuisine to your plate.
9). Chilli & Mandarin Bug Tails: Pan-seared Morton Bay Bug tails in a delicate sauce, a chef’s speciality
Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary flavours of our chef’s speciality – Chilli & Mandarin Bug Tails. This exquisite dish features pan-seared Morton Bay Bug tails, lovingly prepared to perfection, and bathed in a delicate and tantalizing sauce that will transport you to a world of culinary indulgence.
At Spice N Ice, we take pride in presenting you with a seafood masterpiece that showcases the finest ingredients and the skilful expertise of our chefs. The Morton Bay Bug tails, known for their sweet and succulent meat, take centre stage in this dish, creating a symphony of flavours that seafood lovers will truly appreciate.
The delicate sauce that accompanies the Bug Tails is a work of art in itself. The infusion of chilli and mandarin brings a delightful balance of spice and citrusy sweetness, creating a harmony that dances on your palate with each bite. The sauce perfectly complements the tenderness of the Bug tails, enhancing their natural flavours and allowing them to shine.
As you indulge in Chilli & Mandarin Bug Tails, you’ll be treated to a delightful interplay of textures and tastes that are both comforting and refreshing. The dish is a reflection of our commitment to sourcing the finest ingredients and the dedication of our chefs to creating dishes that are a true culinary delight.
Whether you’re a seafood connoisseur or a lover of fine dining, Chilli & Mandarin Bug Tails is a must-try dish that exemplifies the art of seafood preparation and the fusion of unique flavours.
Join us at Spice N Ice and savour the magic of this chef’s speciality – pan-seared Morton Bay Bug tails in a delicate sauce. Let your taste buds revel in the exquisite flavours that only the finest seafood can deliver, and experience a dining experience that is truly a celebration of culinary expertise and passion for creating exceptional dishes.
10). Dessert Delights: Indulge in delectable treats like Gulab Jamun and Kulfi.
No culinary journey is complete without a sweet ending, and at Spice N Ice, we invite you to indulge in a world of Dessert Delights that will leave you craving for more. As you savour the richness of Indian desserts, you’ll discover that there’s a world of sweet pleasures waiting to be explored.
Gulab Jamun, a beloved Indian classic, takes centre stage in our dessert offerings. These sweet dumplings, soaked in fragrant rose syrup, are a symphony of softness and sweetness. Each bite is a burst of heavenly flavours, as the Gulab Jamun melts in your mouth, leaving you with a delightful sensation that lingers on your taste buds.
For those seeking the traditional taste of India, our Kulfi is a must-try treat. This homemade Indian ice cream is a celebration of flavours, with choices ranging from Pistachio, Almonds, and Mango, to Rose Petals. Each Kulfi is a labour of love, crafted with the finest ingredients to create a cool and creamy delight that perfectly complements the warm Indian climate.
If you’re looking for a dessert that comes with a sizzle, our Sizzling Brownie with Ice Cream will be a feast for your senses. A delectable chocolate brownie is often served hot with a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream, topped with sizzling chocolate sauce that adds an exciting element of surprise to your dessert experience.
Whether you’re a fan of traditional Indian sweets or seeking a unique dessert adventure, our Dessert Delights at Spice N Ice are a testament to the rich and diverse sweet traditions of India. Each dessert is crafted with love and passion, offering a perfect conclusion to your culinary voyage through the flavours of India.
So, as you savour the last bite of your meal, save room for our Dessert Delights and let your taste buds revel in the joy of Gulab Jamun, Kulfi, and more. Join us at Spice N Ice and discover a world of sweet pleasures that will leave you with a sense of fulfilment and a desire to return for more delightful indulgence.
In conclusion, at Spice N Ice, we take immense pride in offering you a tantalizing array of rich and diverse flavours that showcase the true essence of Indian cuisine with all the popular Indian dishes. From the delightful trio of Harra Bahara Kebab to the succulent Goat Malai Curry, and the exotic Tandoori Nights to the aromatic Saag Gosht, each dish on our curated list of must-try Indian delicacies promises an unforgettable culinary experience.
Our restaurant, run by brothers Ranjeet and Jagpal from Punjab, India, is a labour of love and a celebration of the rich culinary heritage and love for food. With each dish prepared with care and passion, we aim to take you on a journey through the vibrant tastes and aromas that define Indian gastronomy.
As you explore our diverse menu, you’ll be captivated by the symphony of flavours that dance on your palate, crafted with the finest ingredients and expertly selected spices. From vegetarian delights like Paneer Tikka Masala and Mix Vegetable Curry to seafood extravagance like Chilli & Mandarin Bug Tails, each dish showcases the skill and dedication of our chefs.
And to end your meal on a sweet note, our Dessert Delights, featuring Gulab Jamun, Kulfi, and more, will satisfy your sweet tooth and leave you with a lasting memory of indulgence.
So, we invite you to join us at Spice N Ice, an Indian restaurant nestled in the heart of Port Adelaide, Australia, for an unforgettable culinary experience. Come and savour the rich and diverse flavours that our menu has to offer, as we take you on a gastronomic journey through the best Indian dishes in Adelaide.
Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the delightful world of Indian cuisine at our Spice N Ice restaurant. Visit our website and embark on a culinary adventure that will leave you with a true appreciation for the flavorful classics of India. We look forward to welcoming you to Spice N Ice, where every dish is crafted with love and passion to offer you an exceptional dining experience like no other. See you soon!