DELICIOUS RESTAURANT FOOD
<<I have lived in India for 4 and half years and being a vegetarian I can only vouch for Gujarati vegetarian food.>>
A delicious topic considering my fondness for food:-
Alu mattar & puri – Mathura (opp. Brebourne Stadium)-Churchgate, Bombay.
Amras & puri/Onion rava dossa - Satkar, Churchgate A Rd, Bombay.
Undhiu - Surti Restaurant, Kalbadevi/Bhuleshvar, Bombay.
Dhansakh - Astel, Belardpier, Bombay.
Khaman dhokra - Parsi Dairy Farm, Queens Rd, Bombay.
Khichri & kadhi - Aram, Lamington Rd, Bombay.
Ab ghosht -Nizari, Bhindi Bazaar, Bombay.
Haidrabadi Biryani - Delhi Darbar, Grant Rd, Bombay.
Chicken Muglai - Cafe Paradise, Mazgaon, Bombay.
Bheja Curry - Coronation, Grant Rd, Bombay.
Khima - Olympio, Colaba, Bombay.
Boti Kabab - Bare Mia, Colaba, Bombay.
Gurda - Saeedi, Memon Moholla, Bombay.
Aflaatoon - Suleman Osman, Minara Masjid, Bombay.
Sikh Kabab - Copper Chimney, Worli, Bombay.
Faluda - Shalimar, Bhindi Bazaar, Bombay.
Mango Juice - Badshah, Crawford Market, Bombay.
Kulfi - K.Rustom, Brebourne Stadium, Churchgate.
Prawn Masala - Gazebo, Bandra, Bombay.
Mutton Palak - Shere Punjab, Lamington Rd, Bombay.
Chicken Musallam - Balwas, Marine Lines, Bombay.
Vegetable Pulao - Pyrks, Flora Fountain, Bombay.
Sweet corn chicken soup - Kamling, Churchgate, Bombay.
Chicken Chillies - China Garden, Warden Rd, Bombay.
Katkat - Anarkali, Maal Rd, Lahore.
Tandoori Chicken - Bundu Khan, Sadar, Karachi.
Chicken/Mutton Karai - Nawaaz, Fish Rd, Dubai.
Nihari - Delhi Restaurant, Yusuf Bakir Rd, Dubai.
Paaya - Naeem, Nahyan Rd, Abudhabi.
Kabab - AT Shop, Daressalaam.
Alas, some of these exist no more. And also those Zanzibar eateries:-
Mix - Abedi's on Malindi.
Mbatata - Adnan.
Halua Ya Mmanga - Maruki's on Mtendeni.
Bokho bokho - Agha Issa, opp. Empire Cinema, Mkunazini.
Badami Halwo, Haji Omar, Mkunazini.
Malai/Barafu(Kulfi)- Mamdu Bi (Moh'dhussein Virji), Barza Imamvaro, Kiponda.
Mishikaki - Opp. Baqir Alloo's Res., Sokomogo.
Mandazi - Ashur's on Malindi.
Mkate Mofa - Washihiri at various spots in Malindi.
Kuku/Samaki waku paka - Various spots.
But for the old 'Jangbarias' nothing to beat the delicacies (Kalio pau, Khichro, Biryani, Pilao, Daal ghosht) of the great chefs Gulla Dawood and Mohamed Biremi who even catered for the Palace and the State House, and were patronized by Sultan Sayed Khalifa, President Karume and President Mwinyi.
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