Dhaba Estd 1986 Delhi by Azure Hospitality opens its second outlet in Bangalore. Dhaba Estd 1986 Delhi is a carry-over to the roadside journeys and those eatery joints on national highways that we used to love. The award-winning Dhaba deliciousness carries forward the thirty-year legacy with its 9th outlet in India. It is a masterpiece restaurant that serves sumptuous dishes of North Indian food. The food menu at Dhaba sees a makeover this year as does the restaurant-dining ambiance. Each Dhaba is designed to take you through an ode to the Indian highways that have always served as fantastic food memories for everyone at different points in their lives.At Dhaba Estd 1986 Delhi, one not only experiences fabulous Dhaba food but from the moment you enter until the time of your exit, the ambiance recreates unparalleled highway eatery nostalgia. The exclusive menu caters to people of all age-groups and enhances an ideal preference for people, who love Indian recipes. Every dish has exceptional ingredients, which make it a must-visit for a full-some meal. Dhaba Estd 1986 Delhi is located in Marathahalli, East Bangalore and stands opposite to Hi-Tech Communication.Dhaba is all about fun times and great food in true Punjabi style- so don’t hold back, roll up your sleeves and enjoy swag anusaar!
The private dining area is the highlight of the restaurant which is designed like an Akhaada for Pehalwans as seen in the villages in North India. The bar counters are made of recycled doors to illustrate “an old school meets modern” twist.The menu has the same signature recipes introduced in 1986 such as the Palak Paneer ki Seekh, Chitta Butter Chicken, and Balti Meat, but it also includes experiential Highway Specials such as the Burni Mutton. These two sections are further divided into three from its cooking techniques: Tawa, Tandoor, and Patila; but this time with a little surprise! All are finger-licking good.
Recipes Since 1986 – are age-old formulas tested and served at Dhaba since it was born.
TawaFrom the Tawa section under Recipes since 1986, they had Tandoori Bhune Aloo which is tandoor roasted baby potatoes, shallow fried and tossed with spices, onions and saunth chutney and the traditional Veg Galouti which is slowly cooked vegetable kebab flavored with cinnamon and black cardamom for the vegetarians.
TandoorThey had Amritsari Kukkadmade with chicken marinated with curd and had a dominating smoky flavor of ginger and garlic; Tandoori Prawns made with succulent and juicy prawns in yellow chili and curd marination; Highway Chicken Tikka made with spicy boneless morsels of chicken with red chili flakes for the non-vegetarians. For the vegetarians they had Tandoori Bhuni Sabziyaan made with yogurt marinated vegetables with a hint of ajwain, and Dhaba Paneer Tikka made with mildly spiced chunks of cottage cheese flavored with premium saffron.Patila
The most loved Patila section, their signature Chitta Butter Chicken made with chicken marinated with curd and spices, cooked in tandoor and spread in creamy onion and yogurt gravy flavored with Kasoori methi; the quintessentially famous mutton curry of Dhaba – Balti Meat and Butter Chicken 1986.For vegetarians, they had Lahsooni Palak made with fresh spinach puree sautéed with garlic and perfected with a hint of butter and cream and whole red chilies. Paneer Makhan Maar ke which is cottage cheese simmered and finished in creamy tomato gravy and Kanastari Baigan Bharta which is their signature preparation of eggplants cooked in tandoor, mashed and finished with royal cumin, tomato, ginger and green chili. Daal Dhaba, Chitti Aloo Gobhi, and Amritsari Chole are age-old favorites from this section.HIGHWAY SPECIALS – are more experimental, innovative dishes for the ones who want to experiment beyond the traditional.
The Highway Specials under Tawa section had Mushroom Hara Pyaza made with fresh button mushroom tossed with onions, tomatoes, and raw green spring onions. Other highlights were Bhindi Masala, Paneer Tak A Tak, Murgh Seekh Tawa Masala, Mutton Tak A Tak made and Punjabi Kukkad Masala.
Palak Paneer ki Seekh made with minced cottage cheese and spinach, blended with homemade spices and cashew nut, skewered and cooked in the tandoor; Khade Masale ka Paneer Tikka made with cottage cheese cubes marinated with whole spices and onion tomato paste. Achari Soya Chaap made with soybean chops was good!For the non-vegetarians, they had Murgh Malai Tikka which is tandoor cooked boneless chicken marinated with ginger, garlic, cream and a hint of cheese. Other favorites from this section are Sunehri Murgh Seekh, Mutton Seekh Kebab, and Macchi Tikka.
Tiffin Chicken which is Chef’s special recipe of home-style chicken served in traditional two-tiered tiffin with ajwain paratha; Mutton Tariwala is Dhaba’s highway special mutton curry with a blend of home blended spices.
The original Bhatinda Chicken Curry, Rarrha Gosht, Adraki Bhuna Gosht, Dhabe da Chicken Curry, Dhabe da Chilli Chicken, Punjabi Kadhai Jheenga and Ajwani Macchi Curry are some of the other must-try dishes from this section.
MacroTraveller assures a Vegetarian Feast at Dhaba Estd 1986 Delhi!
A great deal of effort has also gone into ensuring that they have enough and more variety for vegetarians. From Amritsari Aloo Wadi, Nutri Saag Paneer, Daadika Dhania Aloo, Zafrani Malai Kofta Curry to Khumbh Matar. Other options include Matar Paneer, Tiffin Paneer, Kadhai Paneer, Paneer Makhan Masala, Rampuria Dum Aloo, Aloo Gobhi Tamatar Masala, Kadhai Babycorn Mushroom, Subz Patiala and Pind Wali Dal Tadka.
The desserts include Badam Halwa, Gulab Jamun, Rabri and Rasmalai and Kesri Phirnee. End your meal on a sweet note and don’t miss Dhabe D Mitha, a four-layered sweet that just melts in your mouth.
Address: 1st Floor, NTR Royal Plaza, Home Building, Outer Ring Road, Marathahalli, Bangalore
Timing: 12 – 3.30 PM and 7 – 11.30 PM