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dosas in montreal?

redroses Aug 27, 2007 06:43 PM

where are the best dosas in montreal?

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  1. phedre RE: redroses Aug 27, 2007 06:54 PM

    From my understanding, dosas mean different things to different people, but my personal preference is for the masala dosa at Bombay Mahal on Jean Talon. It's a large crepe-like thing rolled around spiced vegetables, served with two dipping sauces.

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    1. re: phedre
      hungryann RE: phedre Aug 27, 2007 08:16 PM

      I have had the standard masala dosa at Punjab Palace (greasy, heavy pancake), Bombay Choupati (very good in terms of being thin, fluffy and having a good accompanying sambar) and at Jolee a few years ago (I remember it being good but never returned; see posts regarding Jolee on this thread:http://www.chowhound.com/topics/411132).
      So from my limited experience and given the fact that South Indian cuisine is not very popular in Mtl, the best one is at Bombay Choupati although I suspect the one at Maison Indian curry is just as good if not better (judging from other items on their menu); will post when I try it.

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      morebubbles RE: redroses Aug 28, 2007 03:34 AM

      I love the dosas at Bombay Choupati, I recommend those. Delicate and delectable.

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        chilipepper RE: redroses Aug 28, 2007 07:26 PM

        Second/the/motion/for/Bombay/Choupati
        Second/prize/to/Bombay/Mahal

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          JES000000 RE: redroses Sep 7, 2007 09:16 PM

          I'm partial to Maison Indian Curry on Jean Talon but Bombay Choupati is pretty amazing too if you want to make the drive.

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