Traditionally in India, dhabas were truck stops, serving home-style cooking at affordable prices for people in a hurry.
Not that you need to be fluent in Punjabi CB lingo to enjoy today’s Big Deal with the recently opened Dhaba Diner on West Nicolson Street.
So, er, drop the hammer down and get your eighteen wheeler along to the Dhaba Diner pronto, 10-4?
Today’s tasty big Deal is for 6 or 10 tapas to share in the Dhaba Diner.
The choice on offer is amazing. From haggis pakora to chicken wings via veggie samosa, there are plenty of starter style dishes to choose from.
As well as stuffed dosa pancakes, the Dhaba Diner also sells chapati wraps filled with chicken, spiced mince and paneer cheese.
Curry fans are in for a treat with a wide range of tongue-tinglers. Team Big Deal fancies the home style chicken on the bone but can see the appeal of the lamb cooked with fresh okra.
Whether you want a mild butter chicken or a more zingy garlic chilli chicken or perhaps a dish of king prawns cooked in a southern Indian style, the Dhaba Diner has plenty of options to keep your wheels rolling.
Located by Edinburgh University, today’s Big Deal would be ideal for dinner when the prospect of investigating the fridge just doesn’t appeal.
Of course, the Dhaba Diner is also surrounded by some of Edinburgh’s finest pubs.
An early evening meal at the Dhaba Diner could be the perfect start to a big night out.