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Masala Cookbook!

Go inside the mind of a chef to learn the fundamentals of Indian cuisine and decode the secrets to cooking with spices in this beautiful collection of over 100 timeless recipes.

Pre-order Anita Jaisinghani's first cookbook! 

Not in Houston? Order on Amazon ~ link here


Reserve your copy at Pondicheri. Will be available for pick up on 8/29/2022! Click Below!

Reserve Book!

Diwali Specials!

Enjoy our Diwali Specials on Friday, October 21st to Monday, October 24th 2022!

Pre-order our Diwali Dabbas ~ small or large!

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Friday October 21st to Sunday October 23rd, 2022 Food Specials

(Monday, October 24th will have a modified Plant-Based Menu)

Queen Kachori Chaat $15 add Keema $18

Giant poori stuffed with lentils – topped with chaat sauces, fresh coconut, cucumber, cilantro, mint, and pomegranate seeds.

Khandvi $14 V GF

Handmade chickpea pinwheels stuffed with sesame seeds, herbs & spices.  Topped with chutneys, pomegranate seeds and micro greens.

Oondhiya  $24 V GF

Iconic stew from Gujarat! Winter green beans, carrots, eggplants and peas in an olive oil coconut based green masala. Crispy taro root and coconut on top ~ served with paratha and halwa.

Lamb Shank Roghan Josh $28

Lamb Shank cooked in an aromatic Kashmiri masala with saffron, yogurt and bright red chiles. With morel mushrooms and ghee mashed potatoes ~ Rye roti

More Info!


Pondishop is a new retail adventure from the team at Pondicheri. 

The retail space features handmade scarves from India, brand apparel, natural beauty products, and of course all the wonderful masalas, food kits, and treats our guests have come to enjoy.



We have racked our pantry to create recipes that demystify the complexities of Indian cuisine. Pondicheri's recipe website aims to expose the magnificence of a cuisine rife with foreign vocabulary, strong flavors & unusual techniques.  We hope these tools will inspire you to freely explore the magic of spices & just cook.


Cooking Classes

Interested in cooking with Anita? Learning how to bring spices into your everyday cuisine? Click to read more!

Info Here!