House Of The Dragon-Inspired Black & Green Indian Dishes
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House Of The Dragon is back with a bang and has left its fans impressed. It picked up from where it left off with Rhaenyra Targaryen losing her son. She seeks revenge and Alicent Hightower wishes to keep all her children alive along with her son Aegon ruling the seven kingdoms. Tension is boiling and black and green houses are preparing for the war. The next seven episodes are going to be filled with thrill and excitement.

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If you are planning to throw a House Of The Dragon-themed party or call your friends to watch the upcoming episodes at home, you should serve black and green coloured Indian dishes. Here are a few recommendations that will help you set the tone of the gathering.

Kali Dal

Kali or Maa ki dal is prepared with black gram and kidney beans. Not only does it taste delicious but the creamy texture, layering of butter, and flavourful blend of spices will make it a hit at your party. You can serve it with rice and roti. If you are cooking it, don’t forget to slowly prepare it in a mixture of tomato, onion, and ginger.

Hariyali Chicken

If you stand with the Hightower house, you should prepare vibrant hariyali chicken. Marinate the meat pieces in a mixture of mint, fresh coriander leaves, yoghurt, and green chillies. Cook it to perfection and serve it with naan or tandoori roti. If your tribe loves chicken, this will be the perfect dish you can serve at your next gathering.

Kala Chana

Made with black chickpeas, serving kala chana at your House Of The Dragon-themed party will prove your loyalty to Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen. After boiling the chickpeas, let them simmer in the delicious gravy of tomatoes, onions, and spices. Serve it with pulao or steamed rice and enjoy seeing the Queen planning her revenge.

Methi Thepla

Another green dish that can be part of the menu of your gathering is methi thepla. It boasts a bottle green hue and the Gujarati flatbread tastes absolutely delicious when served with hair mirch ka achar (green chilli pickle). The dough is prepared by adding spices to it, and it can also be your travel companion.

Dal Makhani

When speaking about black dishes, you cannot forget dal makhani from the flourishing lands of Punjab. It contains butter and fresh cream that add to its creamy and rich texture. Cooked slowly in a blend of spices, this dish gels well with steamed rice or matar pulao. You can also serve it with butter roti or naan.

Hara Bhara Kebab

Whether you stand with Alicent Hightower or Rhaenyra Targaryen, you cannot deny what delicious accompaniments are hara bhara kebabs. Made with seasonal vegetables and greens, these kebabs are lightweight and make for a perfect appetiser. Make the patties with a flavourful mixture of peas, spinach, and potatoes. You can either pan-fry or air-fry them.

Black Rice Pudding

Black rice pudding can be your go-to dessert for a viewing party for the next episodes of House Of The Dragon. Also referred to as forbidden rice, black rice is cooked with cardamom, sugar, dry fruits, milk, and nuts. It has a crunchy and creamy texture along with rich flavour and colour.

Palak Paneer

To represent the green house, palak paneer is another appropriate Indian dish that you can add to the menu for gathering. Cook spinach puree in the gravy of tomatoes and onion, and top it with cottage cheese cubes. Add fresh cream and coriander leaves for the garnish and serve this delicacy with paratha or rice.