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For Indian cuisine, Choolaah at the Town Center offers cooked-to-order food on four huge tandoors tucked behind the glass wall.
Before being charred in Tikka House’s tandoor oven, large cubes of chicken are marinated in a flavorful bath of yogurt, cheese, ginger, garlic, and plenty of spice.
At IndeBlue on 13th Street, the sublimely tender lollipop chops come with an Indian accent, singed in the tandoor and aromatic with smoky garlic and mace.
There are some tandoor specialties and rich butter chicken: 788 Ninth Avenue (52nd Street), 646-649-2407, badshahny.com.
Don’t miss the tandoor specials, and the full slate of breads.
Goans might not recognize Sahib’s wonderful blend of fried eggplant stirred into a smoky mash of eggplant that has been softened in a tandoor; the dish, only casually spiced, comes from the northern city of Varanasi, on the Ganges.
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Origin and Etymology of tandoor
First Known Use: 1840See Words from the same year
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