If the dish is very creamy, go for a creamy (malolactic) Chardonnay. If the dish is spicy, go for something off-dry: Riesling Spätlese, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer. If you go for red, go for something fruity: Pinot Noir, Gamay, Garnacha, GSM blends, Valpolicella.
What alcohol do you drink with Indian food?
Wine: Red wine with a good balance of tannin and acidity is necessary here. Dolinski recommends Syrah from Northern Rhône or California, or Austrian Blaufränkisch.
What alcoholic drink goes with curry?
Dry, rich whites with mild creamy curries: Fruity, unoaked or lightly oaked Chardonnay, like those from Australia or cooler parts of California have enough body to pair with creamier curries. If you don’t mind exceptionally floral, fragrant wines, try Gewürztraminer, which smells like rose petals and tropical fruit.
What wine goes with Indian butter chicken?
You really can’t go wrong with these four wines:
- Riesling (sweet or dry)
- Grüner Veltliner.
- Sparkling rosé
What cocktails go well with Indian food?
Whether you’re balti-biased or tend toward tandoori, great cocktails are the perfect partners to the spicy flavours of Indian food. Long and refreshing, the Smirnoff Madras is ideal for beating the heat, while the classic gin and tonic is a taste of the old Raj.
What kind of wine goes with chicken tikka masala?
Chicken tikka masala
Some of the wines that match well with tikka dishes are Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, sweet Riesling, Syrah, Beaujolais, red and white Cotes du Rhone or Rhone-style wines.
What food goes well with beer?
Pair with: Roasted foods; smoked foods; barbecued/grilled foods; salty foods; oysters; rich stews; braised dishes; chocolate; desserts (ideally the beer is sweeter than the dish).
What non alcoholic drink goes with curry?
Mango soda, kombucha and other new alcohol-free drinks
Kombucha pairs well with lighter veggie curries too.
What wine is good with chicken curry?
For curries with chicken, seafood or vegetables, white wines can also help carry the spices nicely. The bright acidity and fresh fruit flavours in Riesling and Pinot Grigio, or the luscious rose-petal sweetness of Gewurztraminer work well with the richness of curries.
What do you drink with fish curry?
Light and aromatic white wines
“Fish curry, steamed rice and banana salsa is so easy to make and so delicious served with a glass of a Riesling.” Other light weight and aromatic whites like Sauvignon Blanc and blends, Gewürtztraminer and Pinot G are also perfect choices.
Can you drink red wine with butter chicken?
Even for our spicy food, wines made from Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Chenin Blanc or even new world Viognier can be an excellent match. For foods prepared using the tandoor, full bodied reds from Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon are fantastic.
What do you drink tandoori chicken with?
Tandoori chicken is aromatic and quite smokey and often tastes almost beefy, so a light to medium weight and savoury red is the best red wine pairing. For white wine lovers, a good Riesling is also an option.
What kind of wine goes best with Indian food?
Lively, moderately sweet wines can be excellent. German kabinett and spätlese rieslings and demi-sec Vouvrays from the Loire Valley, which all have plenty of acidity and a moderate amount of residual sugar, are often brilliant with many Indian dishes.
What alcohol goes with chicken curry?
German, Austrian, Australian and New Zealand rieslings would all do the trick. Yes, chardonnay! Particularly fruity styles or blends with grapes such as semillon, chenin and colombard. Good with mild, creamy or buttery curries, especially with chicken.
What drinks are made with tikka masala?
Try steeping a chunk of green bell pepper in simple syrup, and add a dash to your dry gin Martini. The infused syrup will harmonize with the vegetal notes of spinach, while cutting through the creamy paneer. If you’re a tikka masala fan, go for a Painkiller with a dash of ginger simple syrup.
What drink goes well with biryani?
With a biryani – Pinot Noir works well because it is quite light, fragrant and fruity – it won’t overpower the delicate rice dishes.