Jalapeno curry from India Sweets & Spices, in this case, the SF Valley branch, may be one of the hottest dishes in the city, says yclops. It’s very, very manly–this stuff’ll put as much hair on your chest as Chewbacca.
It’s a beautiful dark orange-yellow stew, loaded with long-cooked jalapenos. At first you might not think it’s so hot. You might think, hey, this curry has a nice tang. And then…”After a few minutes I felt like I was going to have a baby. The raita cooled my mouth somewhat, but didn’t do much for the fire down below. Still, I finished every last bit, and smiled at the counterman to let him know that I’d won.” The burn continued all afternoon. “I’ll skip the rest of the details, but suffice it to say that it burned going in, it burned coming out and burned all the while in between; it had some serious staying power. Either that was one spicy dish, or I’m not 21 anymore.” Still, it’s very tasty, and if you want a good long burn, it’s highly recommended.
India Sweets & Spices [West San Fernando Valley]
22009 Sherman Way # 11, at Topanga Canyon, Canoga Park
India Sweets & Spices [Los Feliz]
3126 Los Feliz Blvd., at Edenhurst, Los Angeles
India Sweets & Spices [Culver City-ish]
9409 Venice Blvd., Culver City
Jalapeno curry at India’s Sweet & Spice