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Firdous (فردوس): Amazing Kulfi in Andheri, Mumbai

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David Farris Oct 22, 2008 10:00 AM

The other day I had by far the best kulfi of my life at Firdous, a sweet(/dry fruits/nuts) shop near the Andheri train station in Mumbai. It's on the west side, just north of the station on Amarshi Marg (the small road parallel to SV Road that runs near the station), on the west side of the street. It's past Moti Mahal and Victory restaurants if you're walking away from the station, towards JP Road. They make their own kulfi, in about 8 flavors (of which three or four were available when I visited), Rs 16 for a pop. I had pista(chio) on my way to dinner, and it was so lazeez that I came back for a strawberry kulfi afterwards. (They also had mango and something else; they didn't have sitafel that day, and malai was also on the menu.)

The official address, for what it's worth, is 222, Opposite Post Office, Swami Vivekananda Road, but I'm pretty sure it's actually not on SV but on the parallel street. But it's certainly near (just south of) the SV/JP intersection.

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    adhish Oct 23, 2008 02:20 AM

    Strawberry Kulfi? What was that like? I normally prefer Malai Kulfi.

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      David Farris Oct 26, 2008 06:38 AM

      It was good! It was a very fruity (not artificial) fruit flavor, whether or not it comes from actual strawberries. I was feeling adventurous then; I actually came back planning to have malai (or sitafel if they had it) last night; I learned that they close at an unknown time before 11:15pm on Saturdays.

      Also: it's actually on SV Road itself; I misremembered.

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