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Troy-- A great place for all things Indian [DTW]


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Troy-- A great place for all things Indian [DTW]

VTB | | Apr 15, 2012 07:17 PM

This isn’t the first, and hopefully won’t be the last, time I steal leads and writings from the legendary jjspw, even though it DOES make me feel a bit cheap. Regardless, I tried some homemade Indian food from a pious gentleman cooking from his apartment behind Maggiano’s in Troy, and it made me very happy. For details, you may want to view jjspw’s post at . Contact info is there, at bottom. When I requested permission to post contact info on CH, I received a response that was hard for me to hear/understand, so I’ll just assume it was a No.

Tonight, I had spicy chicken curry (ordered medium hot, but tasted just medium to me), spinach with homemade cheese, and also the butter chicken. Both chicken dishes were made with marinated boneless skinless breast meat (minor disappointment, though boneless/skinless did make for mess-free eating). The sauces were attractive, light and distinctly fresh homemade. Not oily and hit-you-over-the-head, alimentary burning, rich. The kind of meal you could eat every day, and still function in society.

The dishes are about $7.50 each, and about 17oz in size. This is a pleasing price, even if not silly cheap. All three were “definitely have agains.” But, with so many other dishes offered here, it may take me a while to loop back around. While I could directly contact my nearby buddies goatgolfer and boagman about this place, I’m doing a post because I don’t want others in the Troy area, such as donbui, Cw/E, etc., to miss out.

And, I’ll add that this entrepreneurial venture is not any threat to our favorite Indian restaurants on Rochester Rd; indeed, it beautifully compliments them. It is the kind of thing the makes a destination-worthy Chinatown a Chinatown, thus lifting all boats. But, Indian style, in this case.