We all want to explore good food and surprise our taste buds with sumptuous delicacies. London is now home to some of the greatest eateries, right from street food to Michelin Star Restaurants, the city has it all.
The food scene in London is astoundingly good and there’s no doubting the fact that it’s only going to get better with time. So you’re in the capital for a while and are all set to go on a gastronomically pleasing food trip but have no clue where to start? We’re here to help you out. Sadly, there’s only so much you can eat in a short period of time but then again, to each his own! We’re listing a few must try Indian food items when you’re in London.
1. Sorpotel & Sanna
The perfect blend of Goan pork and succulent offal pickle with generous serving of steamed rice and coconut cake. This spicy gravy will take you down memory lane if you’ve ever visited the beautiful coast of Goa.
2. Moong Dal Pakori
We all love some munchies while sippin’ on our favourite brew, right? These crispy and golden lentil fritters fit the bill perfectly. Accompanied by grated radish and green chilly chutney, these fritters are the perfect crunchy finger food option.
3. Lamb Chops
If you know someone who doesn’t love lamb chops, you’re with the wrong people. Juicy, soft and succulent tandoori lamb pieces accompanied by potato salad and mustard dressing that will make you lick your fingers and crave for more.
4. Butter Chicken
London has all types of cuisines and the Indian food served here is truly amazing. Why? Your history teacher can explain this best. Coming back to food, a lot of restaurants here serve the most delightful kebabs, curries and tandoori. You’ll find some of the softest and juiciest kebabs that just melt in your mouth. The must try dish from Indian cuisine is the butter chicke. A rich, creamy and slightly sweet curry; complete with Indian masalas with generous portions of soft, succulent chicken pieces that make you want to dig right in with a spoon and ditch the naan. Some of the best restaurants in London have this as their signature dish and we absolutely love it!
5. Kale Chaat
From the streets of Delhi to the lanes of London, chaat has come a long way. However, there’s a twist. This chaat consists of crispy kale, potato, pomegranate and sweet yogurt. Surprising your taste buds with different flavour bursts and textures. If you’ve had chaat before, this is a must have dish when you’re in London. A special mention has to be made; Tea! You need to try the different types of tea that the place has to offer. Sip in some of the warm goodness that’ll help you relax and get refreshed.
These are some of the dishes that one must try while visiting London. Don’t hesitate before trying out the local street food. Take all you want but make sure you eat all you take. There’s a lot to explore for foodies in London, just keep looking and you’ll be surprised. Doesn’t matter if your pockets aren’t heavy, even some of the best restaurants in London don’t burn a deep hole in your pockets. Make sure you keep yourself hydrated while you are on this beautiful food adventure.