Mon-Fri, noon-3pm and 5pm-10:30pm; Sat-Sun, noon-10:30pm
6 at 28th St.
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12th St. to 42nd St., FDR Dr. to Eighth Ave.
Long lines and slow service shouldn’t stop diners from filling themselves up with the vegetarian goodies available at this popular Murray Hill Indian eatery. For appetizers, don’t miss the tasty, succulent samosas (filled with spiced potatoes and green peas) or moist and grainy iddly (steamed lentil and rice cakes). For dinner, many patrons choose the mouthwatering (but oily) dosai: crepes filled with onions, potatoes, cilantro, and rice, among other ingredients. Dozens of rice dishes from Punjab and Gujarat round out the menu.Lunch Special
Mon.—Fri., noon—3 p.m.; $8.45Recommended Dishes
Iddly, $4.45; samosas, $4.45; dosai masala, $8.45; palak paneer (homemade cottage-cheese cubes cooked in a puree of cream, spinach and herbs), $9.95