Your favorite Chaat?

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  1. earllogjam

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    Any fans of Indian food here?
     
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    Yes, indeed. I like papdi chat a lot!
     
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    Yup I love Indian food, especially Southern Indian food, Keralan and Goan food are amazing, I also have a soft spot for food from the region around Hyderabad.

    Like a lot of Brits I grew up eating Punjabi food regularly (and I stil enjoy good Punjabi food), and that's what we all thought was Indian food, but in recent years food from other parts of India has become a lot more popular and the sudden realisation that the term "Indian food" includes a huge variety of different cuisines has been incredibly eye opening.

    I'm particularly fond of pickles and chutneys, Mango pickle (made with tiny little Mangoes with a funny name that escapes me atm) and Coconut chutney are a couple of faves of mine.
     
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    Oh thank you for posting on this thread. My faith in humanity is restored, fellow Indian food lovers. There is this place in Berkeley CA called Viks that has wonderful chaats. I love their masala dosa and samosas with cholle. The mixed pickle is wonderful also. The sea bass curries are great too.

    The food is so wonderful and comforting that sometimes I think I was Indian in a past life. Just sipping a hot chai masala tea calms me like I'm home again.
     
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    Oh, if we are talking about Indian food in general, one of my favourites is the Chettinad cuisine! It's awesome.
     
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    Is that a region in India?
     
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    Yes! It's a region in the state of Tamil Nadu. (south India)
     
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    I've always wanted to eat a meal from a banana leaf.
     
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    I'm no gourmand of Indian food, but I love it. Vancouver has a large South Asia immigrant population and it is a treat have a huge selection of various regional cuisines to select from. But the best I every had was in little old Klagenfurt, Austria believe it or not. Sadly, where I live now there are no Indian restaurants. :( But the good news is that in October I am invited to Mumbai and have been promised home cooked meals! yea me!
     
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