Singleton Whisky And North Indian Food Pairing

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As we explore the harmonious integration of The Singleton of Glendullan Single Malt Scotch Whisky with the rich and savoury tapestry of North Indian food, get ready to go on a culinary adventure unlike any other. The aromatic and spicy food of North India pair perfectly with the smoky, oak-aged aromas of this superb whisky, making for a truly unique dining experience. In addition to discussing the ideal matches, we'll give you enticing recipes with whisky cocktail suggestions in this article to take your culinary experience to the next level.

Singleton Whisky And Food Pairings

1. Butter Chicken and The Singleton Scotch Whisky

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Let's begin our voyage of matching The Singleton Of Glendullan Single Malt Scotch Whisky and North Indian food with the iconic dish of the region, Butter Chicken. The chicken chunks in this curry's soft, tomato-based sauce have been perfectly simmered. It's a spicy culinary combination made in heaven when paired with The Singleton Scotch Whisky's silky, caramel undertones.

Ingredients
- 500g boneless chicken, diced
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 tomatoes, pureed
- 1/2 cup cream
- 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp garam masala
- Salt, to taste
- Fresh coriander leaves for garnish

Method
- Heat butter in a pan, add onions and sauté until golden brown.
- Stir in ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
- Add tomato puree, red chilli powder, garam masala, and salt. Cook until the oil separates.
- Add chicken and cook until it's no longer pink and cooked throughout.
- Pour in the cream, simmer for a few minutes, and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
- Pair with a glass of The Singleton of Glendullan Single Malt Scotch Whisky over ice for a delightful explosion of flavours.

2. Tandoori Paneer & The Singleton Whisky

tandoori paneer food
Let's change the realm and move towards a vegetarian delicacy, Tandoori Paneer. These marinated and grilled paneer or cottage cheese cubes have a spicy, smoky taste that goes perfectly with The Singleton Whisky's earthy undertones.

Ingredients
- 250g paneer cubes
- 1/2 cup yogurt
- 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- 1 tsp garam masala
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- Salt, to taste
- Lemon wedges and onion rings for garnish

Method
- In a bowl, mix yoghurt, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, and salt to form a marinade.
- Coat paneer cubes with the marinade and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
- Thread paneer onto skewers and grill until charred.
- Garnish with lemon wedges and onion rings.
- Sip on The Singleton of Glendullan Single Malt Scotch Whisky Old Fashioned cocktail for a perfect blend of flavours.

3. Dal Makhani & The Singleton Scotch Whisky Cocktail

dal makhani indian food
Let's revel in the creamy richness of Dal Makhani to round up our amazing matching experience. This rich lentil meal offers the ideal balance of cosiness and refinement when coupled with a specially concocted The Singleton Scotch Whisky cocktail.

Ingredients
- 1 cup black lentils (urad dal)
- 1/4 cup kidney beans (rajma)
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 tomatoes, pureed
- 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp garam masala
- Salt, to taste
- Fresh cream for garnish
- Fresh coriander leaves for garnish

Method
- Cook black lentils and kidney beans until tender.
- In a separate pan, heat butter and sauté onions until golden brown.
- Add ginger-garlic paste, tomato puree, red chilli powder, garam masala, and salt. Cook until the oil separates.
- Add cooked lentils and beans, and simmer until well combined.
- Garnish with fresh cream and coriander leaves.
- Pair this recipe with a delicious The Singleton of Glendullan Single Malt Scotch Whisky highball cocktail for a feast!

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