Our word of the day is Garam Masala [gah ram mah sah luh] Garam Masala is an Indian spice mix consisting of cumin, coriander, cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
When we are out serving at festivals and special events, people will often ask if a dish has “curry” in it. Well, not exactly… Curry isn’t a flavor, but rather a catch-all term for everything from meat, to vegetable, to […]
A customer recently wrote to us and asked: “What is that bowl of seeds by the door?” Great question! This bowl of seeds is called mukhwas. It is traditionally eaten after dinner to aid in digestion and freshen breath. Nirvana’s […]
Indian food is traditionally eaten without utensils. The next time you come in, tell your server to hold the silverware and get the full authentic experience by eating with your hand! Read more: How To Eat With Your Hand Indian-Style