Venue Info

Spice rules at this counter-service, takeout-only Southern Indian spot in Gulfton. Things go full vegetarian here, including a solid lineup of chaat, samosa, and puri, plus you can order a bigger-than-the-plate masala or sag paneer dosa. To be honest, you'll want try everything on the menu, and you're in luck: go for the thali and you'll get a traditional variety plate filled with all the good stuff. A bonus? Just about everything is under 10 bucks.

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Spice rules at this counter-service, takeout-only Southern Indian spot in Gulfton. Things go full vegetarian here, including a solid lineup of chaat, samosa, and puri, plus you can order a bigger-than-the-plate masala or sag paneer dosa. To be honest, you'll want try everything on the menu, and you're in luck: go for the thali and you'll get a traditional variety plate filled with all the good stuff. A bonus? Just about everything is under 10 bucks.