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Manoushe Street

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We were looking for some healthy delicious food and decided to order in. 

We chose vegetarian options. They have some interesting vegetarian wraps.

Falafel is something that most of us love, so you can't go wrong with the baked green falafel wrap. The warm and crunchy falafel tasted great. 

For those who like a more European flavour, the Halloumi wrap is a great choice. It comes with some tomatoes in it too, and it tastes lovely. It doesn't have too many vegetables in it.

The roasted cauliflower wrap is something that I was trying for the first time, and before having it I was a bit apprehensive. It tasted lovely when I actually had it though. It had creamy sauces in it which gave it a good flavour. 

Last, but not the least, there was the vegan wrap. It has some guacamole, beetroot and a few other vegetables too. It felt a bit too healthy for me, but after a couple of bites, I really liked it. 

We also called for an eggplant mosakka. It has chickpeas, eggplant, and tomatoes. It has …

Khan Saheb

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Their menu looked really interesting and they offered to send some food for a review. 

They sent a mix veg grill which had assorted vegetables. I like spicy, but I found this to be really spicy. It was a bit dry too. 

The paneer roll was pretty good. It is made wrapped in a chapati and had a nice flavour to it. 

For the mains, there was paneer makhni. I expected it to have a more creamy gravy to it. The taste wasn't bad but could have been better. 

The food overall was decent.





Burmese Noodles (Khow Suey) - Vegan Recipe

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This is one of the recipes by my mom which I totally love and I'm glad to share it here.

This is a Vegan version which uses coconut milk. You can substitute it for regular milk if you don't want it vegan. 
Also, the main curry is totally oil-free. Oil is used only in the garnish. 

Ingredients:
5 cups boiled noodles

For the tomato paste:

2 tomatoes,2 onions,5 cloves garlic,2 tbsp chopped ginger,3 green chillies,1/2 tspn turmeric powder,salt to tasteGrind the above ingredients into a smooth paste.


For the curry:

6 cups chopped mixed vegetables (carrot, cabbage, french beans, cauliflower, green peas)400 ml coconut milk1 1/2 tbsp besan (gram flour)salt to taste

Method for the curry:
Mix the gram flour in the coconut milk evenly so that no lumps are formed. Keep aside.
Heat a pan and pour the tomato paste in it. Let it cook for 5-7 mins.
Pour the chopped mixed vegetables, and add the salt.
Pour 4-5 cups of water and let the vegetables cook.
Add the besan and coconut milk mix to it.
Keep stirring …

Desi Junction

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I'm a fan of desi food and this is a new restaurant in Karama that offered to send me some food for a review. 

I started with the vada-pav which is an all time classic Indian snack. The vada tasted really good, and the dry orange chutney along with a chilli really added some flavor to it. 

I'm a fan of chaat, and they sent some sev puri. It was really nice and cripsy.

For the mains, I had palak paneer. The palak (spinach) flavour wasn't overpowering and I actually liked this one. The paneer could have been a tad bit softer, but the taste was great. 

The veg handi was a mixed vegetable in brown semi-dry gravy. We really liked the flavour of ginger that it had to it. 

The dal makhani was nice and creamy too.

Pav bhaji is another one of my favourite items and the one I had from here was quite good. 

The kaala khatta was a bit too sweet and not somethigng I enjoyed. 

Except for that, we liked just about everything that we had from here, This is definitely a good place to order some fo…

Sizzling Wok

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I've been wanting to check this place out since a while. They've revamped their menu recently and I was invited to try it out. 

We started with the chinese bhel which is an Indo-Chinese preparation of crispy noodles. I liked the spicy and tangy flavour that it had to it. 

Then we had some prawn tempura. It was not crunchy from the outside and had a very thin coating. It tasted just about okay. The sauce that it was served with was nice though. 

For drinks, we had some nice cocktails like the pina colada, mojito, and some beer too. 

They've got various dimsums, and we tried the prawn as well as the chicken ones. I liked the prawn ones more. 

Drums of heaven was something that we all enjoyed. It was coated with a spicy sauce and it was prepared well. 

Crispy corn is another popular vegetarian appetiser. The one here did not have the right texture and I didn't enjoy it much. 

Dynamite shrimp is something I look forward to, but the one I had here was dry. It could have been a bit…

Mad Tailors - Contemporary Cafe

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It has a really catchy name and when my friend suggested that we should try it, I had to check it out. 
Finding parking was a bit hard, but I eventually got it.

The restaurant looks interesting and inviting  from the outside too.
The interiors are done up really well and feel classy with a grey and gold theme. 
They've got a lot of appealing pictures of the menu items on the iPad and we were confused as to what to order. There are some small bites too, and you can order those if you don't want the big portions. 

We ordered the MAD Caesar which is their version of the Caesar salad. The lettuce is made into a small size which becomes like a base. Then it is topped with everything that's in a Caesar salad. It tasted just like a Caesar salad and was quite good. 

Then we had the Cordon Bleu Croquettes. These were nice and cheesy and really flavourful. It is one of their top sellers and I can see why. 

For the mains we had the Prawn Provencal. The prawns are partially de-shelled, but t…