Indian Restaurants in Santa Ana


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The complexity of Indian spices can be intimidating at first. Curries explode in a huge range of colors, bestowed by ginger, coriander, basil, and peppers. Cardamom pods, cloves, and bean-like tamarind look alien at first glance. Arun Puri, head chef at Royal Khyber, harnesses that intricacy, artfully folding more than 38 different herbs and spices into innovative north Indian dishes with healthy twists. The chef, who has been lauded by publications including the Daily Pilot, uses cream, butter, and oils sparingly, instead whipping up lighter sauces and tandoori breads fortified with protein powder. As he works, mesquite charcoals blaze within an imported tandoori clay oven, grilling meat, seafood, and poultry dishes at temperatures of up to 450 degrees, hot enough to melt diamonds back into delicious carbon. Out in the dining hall, the dishes pair with fine wines and cocktails among cushy silk pillows and intricate Indian artwork.
1621 W Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana,
CA
US
Season your day with some Indian spice — Laxmi Sweets and Spices serves top-notch Indian-style cuisine. Laxmi Sweets and Spices is a popular restaurant for those who prefer to eat low-fat and healthy fare. Eat out with the little ones at Laxmi Sweets and Spices, and don't waste time scurrying for a sitter. No need to dress up for a trip to Laxmi Sweets and Spices — the casual restaurant encourages laid-back attire. Feed the gang at your next get-together with catering from Laxmi Sweets and Spices as well. Or, take your food to go. Laxmi Sweets and Spices is conveniently close to a parking lot. Laxmi Sweets and Spices makes bikers feel at ease with the multiple storage racks outside. Frugal foodies will especially love the prices at Laxmi Sweets and Spices, with a meal typically hovering under the $15 mark.
638 El Camino Real
Tustin,
CA
US
For some serious spice, grab a table at Dosa Place for a taste of Indian cooking. Dosa Place does not prepare their menu with low-fat items, though, so those following a strict diet may have better luck elsewhere. Don't go thirsty during dinner! Dosa Place also offers a splendid drink list featuring wine, beer, and more. Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at Dosa Place. Enjoy a meal with all your loved ones. Dosa Place makes it easy for big groups. Wifi here is on the house. Great place to bring the whole family with great food and a business casual dress code. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your meal or snack to go. Dosa Place is known for serving great food, and they are able to serve it at your next event with their excellent catering. Dine at Dosa Place and keep your car safely parked in a nearby lot. Treating yourself doesn't mean breaking the bank, come taste the great dishes Dosa Place has to offer. Early risers and night owls alike can enjoy Dosa Place since it offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
17245 17th St
Tustin,
CA
US
Haveli Fine Indian Cuisine Of India charms visitors with tender morsels of chicken tikka, spiced and marinated lamb, and appetizers of paneer, papads, and mashed potato. The d?cor imbues a familiar, yet exotic atmosphere, with its sunny, golden walls, booth benches, and Oriental rug patterns on floors and chairs. After guests have settled into these environs, they feast on kewered shish kebab and garlicky shrimp tandoori, ending meals with honeyed gulab jamun, and pistachio-flecked matka kulfi ice cream.
13882 Newport Ave., Suite G
Tustin,
CA
US
Lacing its authentic home-style cooking with natural spices and ingredients, Dosa Express specializes in South Indian cuisine, particularly its delectable dosas—thin pancakes filled with potatoes and vegetables that can be dipped in a variety of sauces. After priming your palate with an opener of mouthwatering medhu vada, golden-fried lentil flour doughnuts ($5.50), dive into the eatery’s 20 kinds of dosas, served crispy or soft upon request. The rava masala dosa stuffs a piquant potato masala curry inside a mildly-spiced, cashew-tinged blanket ($8.95), and the onion and chili uthappam cranks up your body’s internal temperature with a mélange of onion, chili, ginger, and cilantro inside a lentil and rice wrapping ($8.50). Dosa Express' popular lunch ($7.95–$8.95) and dinner ($8.95) buffets, meanwhile, give the indecisive a chance to sample a little bit of everything—or competitive eaters a chance to determine once and for all who has the bigger gaping hole in their abdomen. Whether diners order à la carte or all you can eat, each scrumptious, sinus-clearing delight at Dosa Express can be complemented with a refreshing Indian beer ($4–$6.95) or a chilled, fresh mango lassi ($2.95)—a smooth, sweet yogurt drink.
13812 Red Hill Ave
Tustin,
CA
US
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