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Try the Best Spots for Indian Food in Houston

Indian food in Houston packs a punch – sweet, spicy, crunchy, tangy, creamy, and delicious – all in one hearty bite. There are many amazing local restaurants dedicated to bringing you the best of Indian cuisine. Grab takeout from these three restaurants and enjoy your meal in your Houston apartment.


Enjoy specialties from all over India made with the freshest ingredients at Pondicheri. When it comes to curries, you can’t go wrong with butter chicken. This dish is made of chicken pieces simmered in a sweet, mild gravy. For a vegetarian option, try saag paneer, a delicious curry made of power greens like spinach and mustard greens with Indian cheese cubes. For dessert, try rose ladoo. This traditional dessert is flavored with rose, coconut, and cardamom. If you’re a fan of tea, you’ll want to try their masala chai, a delicious fragrant milky tea flavored with cinnamon and other spices.

Maharaja Bhog

Maharaja Bhog has a wide variety of offerings on its menu. You won’t want to miss their vegetarian thali- a platter with several vegetable and curry dishes, as well as rice, Indian-style flatbread, and dessert. You’ll be able to try lots of dishes in one meal and experience all of what Indian cuisine has to offer. This restaurant also has international presence, in India, the UAE, and other countries in addition to its Houston location, so you will truly get a world-class meal. 


Order curbside pickup from Kiran’s. The restaurant’s lunch menu includes dishes like chicken biryani, a rice dish flavored with saffron, cardamom, and many other spices and mixed with cashews and apricots. You can also order a roti-wrap filled with red onions, peppers, and your choice of meat or vegetarian filling. End your meal with a serving of kheer. Kheer is a cool milky rice pudding flavored with cardamom. You’ll also want to try a beloved Indian dessert called gulab jamun – browned dumplings served in a sweet rose syrup.

If you want to satisfy your sweet tooth after your Indian food in Houston with baked goods, check out our recommendation for a local bakery offering delicious treats. For more information about our luxury Lincoln Medical Center apartments, contact us today.

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