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Where Is Everybody’s Favourite Place To Eat Indian Food In Thailand?

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I have done quite a lot of travelling in the uk.and always ended up in an indian,whitechapel London a place that cooked meat on large skewers in a tandoor,

Birmingham,manchester,Yorkshire,they were all great curry houses but without doubt sweaty betty's [ponty] was the best,it was next to the first Chinese to open in ponty.

jim hong, he let us go next door get a curry sauce to go with our Chinese great days for over 40yrs.ago.

after having to do without a decent curry for 5yrs.it has finely arrived.got an order sent down to korat from little india surin

proper curry with proper nan,the Ceylon was good,so was the chilli masala,but the vindaloo was mind blowing or should I say bum blowing 2 more to try jalfreize and madras.well done rick.

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I have done quite a lot of travelling in the uk.and always ended up in an indian,whitechapel London a place that cooked meat on large skewers in a tandoor,

Birmingham,manchester,Yorkshire,they were all great curry houses but without doubt sweaty betty's [ponty] was the best,it was next to the first Chinese to open in ponty.

jim hong, he let us go next door get a curry sauce to go with our Chinese great days for over 40yrs.ago.

Probably Taayabs in London...their mixed grill is outstanding.

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I have done quite a lot of travelling in the uk.and always ended up in an indian,whitechapel London a place that cooked meat on large skewers in a tandoor,

Birmingham,manchester,Yorkshire,they were all great curry houses but without doubt sweaty betty's [ponty] was the best,it was next to the first Chinese to open in ponty.

jim hong, he let us go next door get a curry sauce to go with our Chinese great days for over 40yrs.ago.

Probably Taayabs in London...their mixed grill is outstanding.

it was past commercial st.down whitechapel rd.then somewhere on the right, up some narrow streets,it was an indian who worked with me took us there,always full great food but you would never find it first time.i remember big long skewers full of meat ect.no knife and fork just use your hands.

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I have done quite a lot of travelling in the uk.and always ended up in an indian,whitechapel London a place that cooked meat on large skewers in a tandoor,

Birmingham,manchester,Yorkshire,they were all great curry houses but without doubt sweaty betty's [ponty] was the best,it was next to the first Chinese to open in ponty.

jim hong, he let us go next door get a curry sauce to go with our Chinese great days for over 40yrs.ago.

after having to do without a decent curry for 5yrs.it has finely arrived.got an order sent down to korat from little india surin

proper curry with proper nan,the Ceylon was good,so was the chilli masala,but the vindaloo was mind blowing or should I say bum blowing 2 more to try jalfreize and madras.well done rick.

Just in case you thought you were dreaming, I fully support your appraisal of the Vindaloo - it is the tastiest I have had here or in the UK.

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In Bangkok:

Himali Cha Cha on convent road.

Surprisingly good fare for the price, and consistently so over the years.

They have (or had) other branches, but don't recall stopping in any.

Usually quiet, decent service, good sized portions.

As with almost any Indian restaurant not focused on Tandoor dishes, there is some room for improvement in

that department, but no real complaints.

Was never much impressed with Royal India. Found the service lacking and the food rather bland.

Their only saving grace was the sweets - nice selection and original tastes.

Rang Mahal - very nice, but somewhat pricy for Indian food. The buffet is more economical, and does

include a lot of variety, but sort of kills the atmosphere you pay for, so overall didn't enjoy that one.

Popped into a few others, didn't get hooked on any. Generally I find that upper scale Indian restaurants are a bit

of a sham. Pretty much the same food as mid-range, better surroundings - not always worth it.

Had a couple of very nice Indian meals in Chiang Mai years ago, can't remember the name of the place though.

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I have done quite a lot of travelling in the uk.and always ended up in an indian,whitechapel London a place that cooked meat on large skewers in a tandoor,

Birmingham,manchester,Yorkshire,they were all great curry houses but without doubt sweaty betty's [ponty] was the best,it was next to the first Chinese to open in ponty.

jim hong, he let us go next door get a curry sauce to go with our Chinese great days for over 40yrs.ago.

after having to do without a decent curry for 5yrs.it has finely arrived.got an order sent down to korat from little india surin

proper curry with proper nan,the Ceylon was good,so was the chilli masala,but the vindaloo was mind blowing or should I say bum blowing 2 more to try jalfreize and madras.well done rick.

Just in case you thought you were dreaming, I fully support your appraisal of the Vindaloo - it is the tastiest I have had here or in the UK.

I had the madras yesterday and that equals the vindaloo,not as hot but very very indian.

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anyone who goes to the indian market next to china-town bkk.keep a look out for EVERESTSPICES.COM produced in india.

I had some dry tandoori mix brought over for me 21spices in a pckt.for 15bht.x55grm.i did tandoori chicken and it was the best I have ever had useing packet spices.have a look on their web site its mighty impressive.

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anyone who goes to the indian market next to china-town bkk.keep a look out for EVERESTSPICES.COM produced in india.

I had some dry tandoori mix brought over for me 21spices in a pckt.for 15bht.x55grm.i did tandoori chicken and it was the best I have ever had useing packet spices.have a look on their web site its mighty impressive.

I use the EVEREST Turmeric Grade Agmark Standard Grade, its a quality product, where did you get your tandoori powder from? what brand is it? I get mine from Bangkok which comes in small packets MDH brand, I usually then add some freshly ground spices myself. Have you ever seen the EVEREST tandoori powder or RAJAH tandoori powder in Bangkok or anywhere in Thailand? It would save me having to get them sent from the UK.

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anyone who goes to the indian market next to china-town bkk.keep a look out for EVERESTSPICES.COM produced in india.

I had some dry tandoori mix brought over for me 21spices in a pckt.for 15bht.x55grm.i did tandoori chicken and it was the best I have ever had useing packet spices.have a look on their web site its mighty impressive.

I use the EVEREST Turmeric Grade Agmark Standard Grade, its a quality product, where did you get your tandoori powder from? what brand is it? I get mine from Bangkok which comes in small packets MDH brand, I usually then add some freshly ground spices myself. Have you ever seen the EVEREST tandoori powder or RAJAH tandoori powder in Bangkok or anywhere in Thailand? It would save me having to get them sent from the UK.

We get these (and others) on Phahurat, although no idea if there's a formal distributor as such. Plenty of shops around, so

if one doesn't have it, another will. Got to check dates and, if possible, open exterior container - not always kept in best of

conditions. Not an issue with larger shops. Another way to go about it would be to ask an Indian restaurant where they get

it - tried that for a couple of things and usually got a result.

Not sure if it's comes out cheaper, but think you could buy through their website (Everest, that is).

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anyone who goes to the indian market next to china-town bkk.keep a look out for EVERESTSPICES.COM produced in india.

I had some dry tandoori mix brought over for me 21spices in a pckt.for 15bht.x55grm.i did tandoori chicken and it was the best I have ever had useing packet spices.have a look on their web site its mighty impressive.

I use the EVEREST Turmeric Grade Agmark Standard Grade, its a quality product, where did you get your tandoori powder from? what brand is it? I get mine from Bangkok which comes in small packets MDH brand, I usually then add some freshly ground spices myself. Have you ever seen the EVEREST tandoori powder or RAJAH tandoori powder in Bangkok or anywhere in Thailand? It would save me having to get them sent from the UK.

We get these (and others) on Phahurat, although no idea if there's a formal distributor as such. Plenty of shops around, so

if one doesn't have it, another will. Got to check dates and, if possible, open exterior container - not always kept in best of

conditions. Not an issue with larger shops. Another way to go about it would be to ask an Indian restaurant where they get

it - tried that for a couple of things and usually got a result.

Not sure if it's comes out cheaper, but think you could buy through their website (Everest, that is).

I know what your saying about the sell by or before dates & the condition some items in & around Phahurat are kept that has been my experience as well but one great thing that I must mention is how trustworthy & decent some of the shopkeepers are, the items that I have ordered & pre paid for have always arrived safe & sound within a couple of days at a very reasonable delivery charge.

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the ones I got direct from india have 15months date life left,but we had the problem with all indian stores in the uk.

they used to get done regular selling out of date pies.but there is a difference between use by and sell by dates,as long as they are kept in a dark place and are in sealed packets they should be ok for a while.i also had some very good Kashmiri

paprika brought for me manufactured by amalgam speciality foods.[under keya brand]

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I live in Siem Reap and, having grown up with Indian food in Kenya, I have rated every Indian restaurant here repeatedly.

I think Dakshin's and The Indian are both very good but Dakshin's takes number one spot as the decor is nice.

Maharaja comes in 3rd, don't bother with the others and absolutely avoid Curry Walla and India Gate.

Best Indian food in Thailand was at Indian by Nature in Pattaya.

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Tumeric , known in Thailand by its genre name of "cumin" ( that is pronounced cumin and not coomin) is available in abundance here in Thailand. Every time a monk is ordained they use loads of it.

You can get them whole and grate them yourself. No worries about quality or any other added powders then.

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Tumeric , known in Thailand by its genre name of "cumin" ( that is pronounced cumin and not coomin) is available in abundance here in Thailand. Every time a monk is ordained they use loads of it.

You can get them whole and grate them yourself. No worries about quality or any other added powders then.

Aren't Tumeric and Cumin two entirely different things?

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