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Old 02-29-08, 03:30 PM
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Indian Restaurant: WWYO?

I'm going to dinner with a friend tonight and she wants to go to an Indian place. I have been to one maybe once in my life, like twenty years ago, and have no idea what to order.

You guys have the next two hours to give me your favorite Indian dishes so I won't (a) look like a jerk or (b) order something really icky without knowing I'm doing so.

What's your favorite Indian dish?
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Old 02-29-08, 03:34 PM
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North Indian or South Indian?

If south indian, get a Masala Dosa.
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Old 02-29-08, 03:37 PM
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Chicken vindilu?
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Both cuisines are offered according to the website.
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Old 02-29-08, 03:40 PM
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maybe a link to the website?

Do you like spicy? curries?
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http://www.visitswagat.com/

The Kansas City Otters are hereby collectively enjoined from coming to this place tonight and saying "This woman is a bitch! Marinate her food in lighter fluid."

I like spicy if it's not TOO spicy.
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Originally Posted by superdeluxe
Chicken vindilu?
I went out to lunch with a co-worker to an Indian restaurant, and we both had that. Pretty good.
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Old 02-29-08, 03:44 PM
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Chicken Tikka Masala
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Old 02-29-08, 03:52 PM
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That reminds me, I need to heat up some palak paneer.
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Do you like wild game?
The three staples of Indian food are corn, squash, and beans. Other foods that have been used widely in Native American culture include greens, Deer meat, berries, pumpkin, squash, and wild rice.
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Originally Posted by jonw9
Do you like wild game?
How?
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Old 02-29-08, 04:08 PM
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i LOVE a well made Saag Paneer... with a good Nan plate...

oooh...

or an Aloo Saag... with Nan... man potatoes and spinach is awesome with curry...

man i need to get back the The India Palace soon... it's first rate...
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Hard to go wrong with Tandori Chicken. All it is in chicken marinated in yogurt with some spices cooked in a clay oven.

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Old 02-29-08, 04:15 PM
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mmmmm Tandoori Chicken, Aloo Gobhi, Naan
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Old 02-29-08, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Bronkster
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That would be more my speed. However, I'm determined to broaden my horizons (since I already have the figure to match).

Some of these suggestions sound pretty good. Keep 'em coming! I'm here for another hour.
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Old 02-29-08, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by ZakVTA
Chicken Tikka Masala

That's what both me and my GF usually order, with a side of garlic nan bread and a mango lassi. Please forgive my speling.
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Old 02-29-08, 04:25 PM
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Tandoori is always safe if you aren't feeling experimental.

I'm far from the indian food expert, but my favorite dishes are:
Boti kabob
chicken or lamb vindaloo
Chicken Makhani (butter chicken)
Shahi Paneer Korma
Naan, lots of it.
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try the tandoori dishes

it's meat marinated in yogurt and spices and then cooked in a tandoor oven. the real thing is a pit in the ground that is like 1800 degrees.
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From what I can remember (And I'll be finding out tomorrow, yum!!):

Shrimp aloo curry (especially when it's hot and spicy!!)
Lamb vindaloo
Bindi Bhaji (assuming you like okra, this is delicious)
Plenty of naan
Papadum
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Old 02-29-08, 04:37 PM
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yoni masala
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The OP might actually like that.
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Old 02-29-08, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by ZakVTA
Chicken Tikka Masala


This is the dish I always use to show people how delicious Indian food is. Delicious and very accessible for a first Indian meal.
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The other day I had lamb curry.. mmm.. yumminess.
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Old 02-29-08, 05:12 PM
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Order something with beef.

Seriously if you don't like chicken theher's not much else to get.
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