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10918 Wurzbach Rd. (Vance-Jackson Rd.) Send to Phone
Indian Cuisine is what it implies---an apostle of basic, homey and fully-flavored foods full, in turn, of the breath of an entire culture.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Indian Cuisine Restaurant Review

: The name says it all; there’s not even a great deal of d├ęcor at Indian Cuisine. Just homey-seeming food with little pretension, sophistication or style---which is not to say the food is without finesse; it speaks simply and uncompromisingly of the soul of a culture, despite the presence of the inevitable buffet table. Noticing that the restaurant’s Indian clientele ordered from the menu, we have done likewise and have not been disappointed. The assorted appetizer plate, lumpy and misshapen pakoras and all, is a good introduction; everything seems real. Consider ordering a bowl of yoghurt-based raita as an accompaniment to this and spicy dishes to follow; it soothes the spice-tormented tongue that results from the fiery shrimp vindaloo. Chicken mughlai, on the other hand, is more complex and spicy than purely incendiary; cardamom and ginger are major flavoring components. The tandoor-baked breads are worthy consorts to the food---or on their own with some of the chutneys that adorn the table. Kashmiri naan, with nuts and golden raisins, is almost a dessert, but is also perfect with spicy dishes. The real desserts such as the frozen mango kulfe are irresistible, and the normally cloying syrup-soaked pastries take on a delicate quality at odds with the rustic-seeming character of the rest of the menu.


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