Indian BBQ: Bolly-Wood-Fired Indian Fare


Combining Indian spice mixes, sauces and fresh sides with the smoke of the grill is a recipe for one great tasting Indian BBQ party. If you want to knock your guest’s socks off… get out of your comfort zone and introduce them to some world famous flavors around burning coals.


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How To Use “Flavor Profiles”
To Create The Perfect Cookout Or Barbecue

Here at Superstar Cookout Menus, we believe the key to a fantastic cookout or barbecue is to have food choices that go well together and flavors that compliment each other. And what better way to ensure your cookout is a success than to use well-known, time-tested flavor profiles.

For our purposes, a “flavor profile” is the immediately identifiable combination of flavors that define a specific cuisine. It is how different regional ingredients are put together to create a unique and memorable dining experience.

For example, the idea of “Mexican food” conjures different food images and produces the anticipation of different flavors than if I say “Asian food” or “Cajun food”.

Ideally, creating the perfect cookout menu should be as simple as possible. To simplify the process, we create fictitious restaurants with flavor profiles famous the world over. As a result, each restaurant has a collection of recipes and food choices that makes creating the perfect cookout menu a snap.

Just put together a menu from the same flavor profile “restaurant”, and you are sure to have a memorable cookout or backyard BBQ that keeps your friends and family talking for weeks to come.

Indian BBQ Flavor Profile:
Bolly-Wood-Fired Indian Fare


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When you want to throw an Indian BBQ party, just head to the Bolly-Wood-Fired Indian Fare flavor profile. There you will find a collection of recipes chosen to bring the bold flavors of India to your backyard grill.

Flavor Profile: Indian food, tandoori spices, garam masala, curry, yogurt, cardamom, cumin, coriander, cilantro, garlic, dried chilies and mint.

Inspiration: Indian food is known for distinctive spice mixtures and sauces. These tongue tingling concoctions simultaneously hit spicy, sweet, sour and savory flavors that explode in your mouth.

With every bite, think of your taste buds performing a Bollywood dance number.

My take: Indian spiced grilled pork and chicken served with flavored oils, yogurt sauces and chutneys plus fresh salads with Indian flair.

Indian BBQ Inspiration

Maybe you need some inspiration to get the creative juices flowing for your Indian BBQ party.

Here is a video about an Indian BBQ restaurant. See how Indian flavors and grilling over an open flame go hand in hand.



And here is another Indian BBQ restaurant where they serve everything buffet style. They bring meat skewers cooked to order right to the table.



And no Indian BBQ inspiration would be complete without some Bollywood singing and dancing.



OK, now that you are inspired, let’s talk about creating an Indian BBQ menu that will leave your friends and family begging for more.

Indian BBQ Food Choices

We all have our favorite cuts of meat, pork and chicken. And we believe everyone should be free to pick their favorites when throwing a backyard cookout for friends and family. Therefore, we provide cooking instructions for a wide variety of meats… perfect for the grill. (*Indoor cooking instructions also provided*)

Since most people in India don’t eat beef, we have restricted our Indian food choices to pork and chicken only. (Don’t worry, there are so many great choices and flavors to choose from, you won’t even miss the beef).


Pork: Pork Tenderloin, Pork Chops & Pork Ribs (Baby Back Ribs and Spare Ribs) Chicken: Chicken Breast & Chicken Pieces (Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks)


When you take your favorite cuts of beef, pork and chicken and add the flavors associated with Indian food… get ready for a flavorful and unique Indian BBQ experience.

Indian BBQ Menu Example

Here is just ONE Indian inspired menu you can put together using Lou M. Penn’s Recipes and the Bolly-Wood-Fired Indian Fare flavor profile.


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The main event...

Tandoori Spiced Grilled Pork Tenderloin served with Yogurt Mint Dipping Sauce

Green Tikka Marinated Chicken Breasts served with Indian Onion Chutney

And on the side, your choice of…

Creamy Bombay Potato Salad, Simple Curried Rice, Tomato Salad with Creamy Mint Dressing & Indian Sweet Corn Salad


By using the recipes found in the Bolly-Wood-Fired Indian Fare flavor profile, you can create this Indian BBQ menu AND MANY MANY MORE.

Indian BBQ Recipes

Included in the Bolly-Wood-Fired Indian Fare flavor profile you get all the recipes you need to create the perfect Indian BBQ party…

      • 4 Indian inspired spice mix recipes
      • 5 Indian inspired brine and marinade recipes
      • 1 Indian inspired BBQ sauce recipe
      • 7 Indian inspired condiment recipes
      • 6 Indian inspired side dish recipes

Variety is the spice of life...

Varying the cuts of pork and chicken and changing the combination of spice mixes, marinades, sauces and sides, you can create an endless amount of Indian BBQ menus that will keep your guests amazed at the flavor combinations.

Easiest Way To Plan A Indian BBQ Party

Here at Superstar Cookout Menus, we believe planning and preparation go a long way to throwing a backyard cookout that is both delicious and seemingly effortless to prepare.

This is why we have developed a step-by-step plan that leaves nothing to chance. To clarify, go through this slideshow to see how to plan the perfect Indian BBQ party.


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We give you everything you need to plan your party, plan your menu and finalize your cookout plan. As a result, your backyard cookout is both crowd-pleasing and comes off without a hitch.

Just follow the step-by-step plan for a Indian BBQ:

      1. Choose the Bolly-Wood-Fired Indian Fare flavor profile
      2. Print and fill in the Cookout Party Planner
      3. Go over Sample Menus to get inspired
      4. Check out the recipes & print and fill in Menu Planners
      5. Use the Blank Recipe Template to add any family favorites with the same flavor profile
      6. Print and fill in the Menu Brainstormer with all the recipes you’ll need
      7. Create your Recipe Binder to put the recipes at your fingertips
      8. Print and fill in the Grocery List
      9. Print and fill in the Cookout Schedule so you know what to do and when to do it
      10. ENJOY your cookout and impress your friends and family


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