It goes without saying that everyone craves spices and peppers. After all, in a city where spicy sauces and sambals are a permanent fixture on the dining table, you can bet Indian cuisine is high on the list of foodie favorites.
No we are not talking about roti prata. There is so much more to Indian cuisine than just puff pastry – from the steaming tandoor ovens of North Indian cuisine to the wealth of South Indian dishes.
No matter where your geographic preferences lie or what degree of interpretation you seek with these tried and true classic dishes, you can bet there are plenty of options here in Singapore. And what better time to explore them than during Deepavali 2021. The holidays, also known as Festival of lights, falls on November 4 of this year. This means that you can also expect special menus and Indian sweets (aka mithai) from all your favorite restaurants.
Ready for a gastronomic adventure? Read on for the best Indian restaurants in Singapore that offer unforgettable dinner and delivery menus this Deepavali.
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At Yantra, expect familiar dishes with a contemporary twist, making every dish unforgettable. To start, try the Nihari Gosht with makai pulao, a deliciously tender spicy lamb meat sauce dish. In addition to the food, they also serve a modest selection of cold beers and wines to complement your dishes.
Ask any Singaporean where to go for Indian food, and more likely than not, they’ll direct you straight to Muthu’s Curry. This family-run restaurant is a must-see and famous for its mouth-watering spicy fish head curry. Their menu is extensive, so be sure to browse through all of the categories before placing your order. We recommend you try the lamb chops – each succulent piece is loaded with a thick sauce made from spices and freshly ground tomatoes, a perfect complement to a slice or two of naan.
At Rang Mahal, find mouth-watering platters like Grilled Tandoor Bass, Roganjosh Lamb, and the crowd favorite Palak Paneer. But if you’re spoiled for choice, delve into the menus to help you on your next dining experience. Order the Diwali Celebration Set menu until November 5, 2021 and you will also receive two delicious Diwali Mithais Signature Rang Mahal with your meal.
Nothing is as easy as making fun of a plate full of biryani. Bismillah Briyani’s offerings are not only full of flavor, they are also light on the stomach: meaning there is no food coma after lunch or an unpleasant feeling of indigestion after lunch. Still not convinced? Find our honest opinion on Bismillah Briyani here. There is no minimum order for delivery, however, delivery charges apply.
A Michelin-starred Thevar stands in the once bustling streets of Keong Siak, a contemporary Indian grill that is truly a sensation after a long day at work. Chef Murugan Thevar took inspiration from his travels in South Asia and his heritage to create Thevar, a modern establishment designed for the trendy crowd. Here get your hands on the Iberian pork chop, topped off with sweet Medjool dates, tamarind and mango mustard, or the cilantro and coconut sothi which is made with pepper-cured hamachi. tellicherry.
If you are looking to try Bengali dishes, you might want to consider taking your mustard fix. Here, find comforting plates spiced up with the crucial spice (mustard, if it’s not already obvious), like Chingri Maacher Malai Curry, their signature dish of succulent shrimp simmered in a cinnamon-infused coconut cream. , cloves and cardamom. For dessert, be sure to get the Malpoa, an anise semolina pancake typical of the Bengal region. Island wide delivery is available.
Expect an unforgettable experience at Firing Superstar. If its photogenic Wes Anderson-style interiors aren’t enough to wow you, prepare to be wowed by the food. Here, Indian cuisine is reinvented by Chef Thiru (previously Executive Sous Chef at Spago by Wolfgang Puck), who drew on his personal memories of family recipes and flavors rooted in tradition, but through a fresh lens. and playful. Those celebrating Deepavali from November 1-6, 2021 will be able to enjoy a special menu featuring Chef Thiru’s specialties including Foie Gras Chat Masala and Crab Masala with caviar.
Check out the full Firangi Superstar review here.
There may be a number of good Indian restaurants around, but not all of them offer the same finesse with their cocktails. Indian tapas bar Flying monkey scores high not only with its original menu of Pan-Indian dishes – think chili with naan cheese, kaffir fish tikka and more – but also with modern take on classics, such as chicken tikka and beef vindaloo. An extensive menu of Indian-inspired cocktails – as well as gins – are available to ensure you have a great time.