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Beth McFadden4 years ago

Try the spiciest cuisine at these restaurants

If you’re a fan of spicy curries and naan breads you’re probably always on the search for delicious, authentic Indian cuisine. It can be hard to find a restaurant that can perfectly capture the flavours and spices that India is so renowned for, but luckily Townsville is home to some of the best. These restaurants in Townsville serve up only the best Indian dishes, including curries and tandoori chicken, so don’t overlook the incredible flavours that Townsville has to offer.

Masala Indian Cuisine

Authentic spiced dishes, Masala Indian Cuisine - Townsville
Authentic spiced dishes, Masala Indian Cuisine – Townsville

If you’re after a quick and easy Indian dinner full of flavour, don’t go past Masala Indian in Townsville. You can choose to either dine in or takeaway from this top of the range Indian restaurant with a huge variety of foods on their menu. Try the onion bhaji as an entrée and follow it up with a traditional favourite like chicken vindaloo or lamb rogan josh for a meal you won’t forget.

This modern restaurant also has a huge range of vegetarian dishes to suit every tastebud making it the perfect option if you love your Indian cuisine but don’t eat meat. Don’t forget to order their delicious dessert dumplings to end the meal for an incredible Indian experience in Townsville.
Where: 79 Palmer Street, South Townsville QLD 4810

The Great Jewel of India

Cottage Cheese Salan, The Great Jewel of India - Townsville
Cottage Cheese Salan, The Great Jewel of India – Townsville

If you’re after a fun night out with some delicious Indian cuisine look no further than The Great Jewel of India. This fully licensed restaurant has a huge range of meals to choose from. Dine in with your significant other and order your favourite Indian curry, or invite a group of friends and try a little bit of everything that this fabulous restaurant has to offer. The relaxed and laid back environment is the perfect place to meet up with a bunch of your friends alongside some delicious food and drinks.

While The Great Jewel of India cooks up all of your favourite Indian meals, the Chef Special menu is not to be missed. Try the Chicken Manchurian for chicken dumplings with spices, garlic, ginger, onion and capsicum topped off with coriander. Otherwise, opt for a meat-free option with the chilly paneer; this is made from cottage cheese pieces simmered in a mixture of onion, capsicum, garlic fresh herbs and chilli for an incredibly flavoursome meal.
Where: 215 Flinders Street, Townsville City QLD 4810

Raja’s Curry House

Authentic Indian dishes, Rajas Curry House - Townsville
Authentic Indian dishes, Rajas Curry House – Townsville

Raja’s Curry House is a small, family owned Indian restaurant that has been loved by the community for over three decades. Step into this restaurant and order some of the most authentic Indian cuisine in all of Townsville. This spot is for those who like it hot, as their traditional dishes are renowned for packing the heat that most people seek out in their curries.

Try the Madras curry served alongside some delicious coconut rice to keep your mouth cool. If you can’t get enough of the heat, order the kichri spicy lentis rice cooked with chickpeas and garam masala for a side of spicy goodness. This is the kind of Indian restaurant that people dream of finding, and it’s hidden away in the suburbs of Townsville. Meet the friendly staff at Raja’s Curry House who are more than happy to cook up a dish to perfectly suit your tastebuds.
Where: 169 Charters Towers Road, Hermit Park QLD 4812

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