Best places for Tandoori in TO?
Where are the best places in Toronto for Tandoori? I am allergic to fenugreek which they use in many dishes....but Tandoori doens't have fenugreek. Recommendations? Thanks!
The Tandoori prawns at Siddhartha in Little India are to die for! A definate must if you are a Tandoori fan. Also, the atmosphere and service are quite nice compared to many other spots in the area
How do people feel about the Tandoor items at the Lahore Tikka House (Gerrard at Woodfield)? I don't have much to compare it to, but I did like the Tandoori chicken and beef I had there (though not so much the saucy dishes). I was there pre-reno (ok, well the reno had started, but it seems to pretty much be ongoing) and they had a traditional oven you could watch them cook in.
My personal favourite is 'Makkah Restaurant' which is a small little hole-in-the-wall on Danforth just east of Donlands.
There's a whole bunch of Indo-Pak places there, but this is the original and IMO the best.
Went there last week and for $12.99 you get a whole Tandoori Chicken, cut into perfect pieces with 2 naans and 2 pops. It was really moist and juicy. Check it out...
Lahore Tikka House is good, but overhyped IMO. It's more of the novelty and atmosphere you're paying for.
Further down Gerrard though, a couple blocks east, there is another hole in the wall called Chandni Chowk. This used to be the in-place 15-20 years ago but died down, and then was revatilized a few years back. It's a good place to get something to go from...it was the original footlong kebob place in Toronto, from what I remember.