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Indian Cuisine in the land of boerewors and braai

Are you looking for authentic Indian cuisine? A place with everything from North Indian chappatis to dishes common with the Mughal Style of cooking.Food24 has the answer.

02 Mar 2007

Indies in Jozie

For an environment that is upbeat and positive yet still relaxing, serving everything from samoosas to Tandoori Platters go to Karma Nirvana.

For a taste of North Indian cuisine and décor, with main specialties including Prawn Vindaloo, Aloo Sag (vegetarian meal) and kulfi – a special Indian ice cream flavoured with saffron and green cardamom. Pay a visit to the Maharaja in Bryanston.

Try Sahibs in Norwood for bona fide Indian cuisine. Sahibs balances the not too strong, not too hot rule, by complimenting their spicy curry dishes with milder yoghurt-based servings.

In the mood for skillful, Indian cuisine? The Raj in Rivonia offers dishes with mesmerizing flavours, such as Lamb Vindaloo, Bhoona Prawn to Pindi Channa presenting a delectable tour for your taste buds. A variety of raita and salads and breads will add to the experience.

Hot stuff in the Mother City

Cape Town presents a variety of Indian restaurants all offering a delectable authentic Indian cuisine journey. We highlighted a few for your taste satisfaction.

Specializing in North Indian cuisine, Jaipur Palace, offers either an a la carte menu or an evening buffet. If you have an Indian food craving this is the place with everything from biryanis to tandoor lamb on the menu.

Kabab Mahal situated in Sea Point this Indian buffet offers everything India from Tamater Dhaniya ka Shorba (hot and spicy tomato soup) to a platter of kebabs to paneer (firm cottage cheese).

The call to India is answered at the Jewel of India, situated at the V&A Waterfront. One of the more popular Indian cuisine restaurants in the city, the décor adds to the Eastern feel of the restaurant. The fact that the menu features delicacies such as Dal Tarka, Tandoori dishes, Kabai Prawns and a variety of naans and rotis, just adds to the pleasure.

Spiced up in Durban

Durban is often referred to as 'Little India', as many Indians immigrated to Durban (Kwazulu-Natal), decades ago. Because of this, the rich flavours and aromas of Indian cuisine is now almost indigenous to the city. As you can guess, there are tons of Indian restaurants in Durbs, we have highlighted a few for your convenience.

A taste of India offers an atmosphere of fusion between different cultures and a culinary adventure of unique Indian dishes.

Little India offers authentic and tasty Indian cuisine.

Here are a few more Indian restaurants around the country.

Annapurna in Bellville.

Geet Indian restaurant in Pretoria.

Impulse By The Sea Curry restaurant in Ballito

Oolong Lounge, in Bloemfontein

Pride of India, in Pretoria

If none of these restaurants tickle your taste buds, have look at our extensive restaurant list and choose away. If you had had a terrible time at a restaurant or a decadent party at another, send through your rant or rave!


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