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Apr 8, 2011 03:04 AM

Jackson Heights Indian Stores

Which are the best stores in JH for Indian goods? Looking for herbs and spices, as well as produce - possibly in bulk - and kitchen equipment.

Many thanks.

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  1. Patel bros is huge and carries everything you mentioned in your post. Subzi Mandi is good too but the selection is not as extensive. I'd stick with Patel. Have fun!

    Subzi Mandi
    72-30 37th Ave, Queens, NY 11372

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    1. re: micki

      I second patel bros. I've looked at the others but their selections are not as extensive in the herb and spice dept. patel has best curry leaves and dry spices. produce is sometimes better, cheaper at subzi mandi, so you may want to go to both if you are buying in bulk. Patel bros has kitchen equipment but their selection isn't that great (strangely, i've found the selection of kitchen equipment better at the small patel bros in flushing) however, across the street is a sort of indian dept store type store (forget the name) that carries quite a bit of cooking equipment.

      1. re: missmasala

        Patel Brothers also carries JEERA KHAKRA (and other KHAKRA flavors) - other than shmura-matzohs, the best crackers in the world, IMO.

        Patel Brothers
        37-27 74th St, Queens, NY 11372

        1. re: Mike R.

          try the place next to subzi mandi, across the street from that indian/chinese place. names escape me. but it's got good prices and probably more stuff than patel.

          Apna Bazar
          7220 37th Ave, Queens, NY 11372