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10 Best Spots In KL & PJ To Enjoy North Indian Delights

Most Malaysians enjoy a good serving of mouth-watering banana leaf rice but what if I told you what you’ve been eating is south Indian cuisine instead? Yes, there’s north and south Indian cuisine for those who are unaware! One of the most distinctive differences is North Indian cuisines has loads of wheat which include naan, chapati and paratha while rice is the staple grain in South Indian cuisines – so if you love all things that are wheat, you should definitely bookmark this as we featured our 10 Best Spots in KL & PJ To Enjoy North Indian Delights.

10 Best Spots In KL & PJ To Enjoy North Indian Delights

1. What Tasty Food (WTF) Restaurant

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Hold up, it’s not what you think. WTF stands for What Tasty Food and that’s exactly what you’ll be saying after you finished your meal here. Located in the heart of Bangsar, there is so much under one roof. WTF serves over 200 dishes and dishes out both vegetarian and vegan dishes so vegetarian/vegan peeps – your food heaven is calling for you! The place is swarmed by patrons especially during peak hours but with their impeccable service, you won’t have to wait too long (yay!).

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Address : 98, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar Park, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Mon-Thurs 11:30am – 10pm, Fri-Sun 11:30am – 11pm

2. Ganga Cafe

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Some say this place tastes just like mom’s cooking and that’s what we live for. Serving one of the best and authentic Gujerati cuisines in Kuala Lumpur, owner, Meeta is always hustling and bustling around the restaurants making sure her customers are having a phenomenal dining experience. They serve mostly vegetarian, if not all and they do not believe in any sort of MSG and colouring. Buffet is available every Sunday for RM25, so destress your weekend by pigging out to your heart’s content!

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Address: 17, Lorong Kurau, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : Mon- Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 10am-3pm / 6pm -10pm

3. Restoran Jai Hind

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Paratha, tandoori, chapati – you name it, they have it. This place might look a little run down but hey, we learn that we should never judge a book by its cover. Jai Hind serves their tasty dishes: ‘mix rice’ style and there is certainly tons of dishes  for you to choose from.If you have a sweet tooth, they serve one of the best north Indian sweets as well. So, main dish and desserts? Check. Satisfied and happy? Check too.

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Address : 13, Jalan Melayu, City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 8am – 8:30pm. Opens daily.

4. Bombay Palace

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Scouting for a place to enjoy some good Indian food and good ambience? Bombay Palace definitely screams ‘atas’ Indian restaurant. They do not have an extensive menu like the above mentions, but they do serve a mixture of meat and vegetarian delight. Decorated with beautiful lights and antique furniture, this posh eatery is certainly on the pricer side than normal Indian cuisines but we would say it’s pretty reasonable for such an upscale restaurant.

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Address : Life Centre, 20, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 12pm-2:30pm / 6:30pm – 10:30pm . Opens daily.

5. Tasty Chapathi Restaurant KL

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It’s impossible to miss this place at night with their bright red “Chapathi” neon light welcoming you to give them a try. Their soft chapati and mutton masala seem to be a crowd pleaser here but honestly, what’s better than delicious mutton meat cooked with thick butter gravy? And forget about the typical masala tea, Tasty Chapati serves their signature Punjabi tea made with a blend of Punjabi spices.

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Address : Viva Residency, Jalan Suppiah Pillay Kuala Lumpur MY, Off, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Jalan Ipoh, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Operating Hours : 11am – 11pm. Opens daily.

6. FLOUR Restaurant

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With their rising popularity among foodies, this place is certainly loved by many for their tasty food. The decor might be simple but its comfortable settings and long wooden tables are prime for gatherings and celebrations. Their briyani is definitely a must-try when you’re here or you could opt for their aromatic curries too! Quantity might be an issue here if you’re a big eater but if FLOUR were to choose quantity or quality, we are glad they chose the latter. Bear in mind that they can get too crowded sometimes so it’s advisable to make a reservation earlier.

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Address: Unit No. 69 & 71G, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours : Mon (Closed), Tues – Sun (except Sat) 11:30am – 3pm / 6:30pm – 10pm, Sat 11:30am – 3pm / 6:30pm – 10:30pm

7. Taj Garden

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Ranging from north Indian food to local delicacies, their menu covers it all. Situated one floor above, this authentic Indian restaurant is a hidden gem in Brickfields tucked along Jalan Tun Sambathan which offers both non vegetarian and vegetarian dishes equally for our fellow carnivores and herbivores foodies. Glass panels surrounding the restaurant provides you ambient natural lighting to get that perfect Instagram shot (we’ve got your back,fam) and you can even choose between indoor or outdoor seating as the name “garden” suggested.

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Address: Wisma Leopad, Annexxe, 5, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 11am – 11pm. Opens daily.

Related: Top 10 Food Near Brickfields KL

8. D’Tandoor Restaurant

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Adding another authentic Indian Restaurant to the list – D’Tandoor has been here for a long time. Patrons usually go for their sizzling chicken tandoori. It’s not dry like your typical tandoori but the meat is tender marinated in spiced yoghurt and topped with a lovely sauce (hmm, drooling). The price can be on the steeper side but the flavours and their signature dishes will leave you wanting more.

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Address : 52 SS21/62, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours : Mon – Fri 11am – 3:30pm / 6:30pm – 11pm , Sat – Sun 11am – 11pm

Read: Top 15 Food Near SS15

9. Delhi Royale

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Just a mere walking distance away from KLCC, this is the perfect spot for you to dine after a tiring day of shopping. A glance of their menu and you can see that they probably attempted to cram every single north Indian dish possible so you don’t have to worry about limited choices here.And guess what? Delhi Royale offers buffet option too so if it’s the start of the month again and you wouldn’t want to splurge on a’la carte items, buffet is definitely the way to go!

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Address : 2,3, Wisma Longrich, 33, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kampung Baru, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 11am-3pm / 6pm- 11pm . Opens daily.

10. Betel Leaf

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Why only have north when you can have both north and south? Betel Leaf is your next stop when it comes to tasting the flavours of India. A fan of spicy food? Betel-Leaf is here to make you sweat and give your taste buds a nice kick. Their menu even comes with the chilli indicator so you’ll know what you’re signing up for and oh boy, we hope for the best. Reasonably priced for its decent portion, their reviews certainly speak for itself. Everyone who has eaten here said they will undoubtedly come back for round two.

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Address: 77A, Leboh Ampang, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours : 11am – 11pm. Opens daily.

10 Best Spots In KL & PJ To Enjoy North Indian Delights

No more banana leaf rice (at least for now) huh? See what North Indian cuisines has to offer and we promise you that you’ll fall in love with them more than you think. Share this with your friends and family and bond over a good bowl of chicken masala because why not? But that’s all for now, see you next time!

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