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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mitali East

334 E. 6th St. (First & Second Aves.) Send to Phone
212-533-2508
Curry row’s most indelible Indian eatery.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mitali East Restaurant Review

: On a block filled with Indian restaurants, Mitali East is perhaps the most popular and comfortable, with a colorful red-and-yellow décor. The grilled meat appetizer with its variety of Indian barbecue ranging from chicken and lamb tikka to sheek kebabs makes a good first course. Mitali’s mulligatawny soup is a delicately spiced lentil purée while the chicken biryani, sautéed in herbs and spices and cooked with special Pakistani basmati rice, is moist and mild. Be sure to try some of the breads, including the mughlai paratha stuffed with minced meat, egg, chopped onion and green pepper. Vegetarians have a good selection, too, including motor ponir, fried homemade cheese cooked with green peas Punjab style; and gobi bhajee, cauliflower blended with spices and tomato.
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