Nothing fishy about your seafood cravings at month end.
Do you sea food and eat it? We do too, but month-end woes are real. Don’t worry we’ve got your back. We’ve made a list of delicious and reasonably priced seafood delights from around the city.
Prawn Curry and Appam@Apoorva, Fort
Prawn curry and Appam
We’ve heard of soul mates? Meet the culinary counter point Prawn Curry and Appam. Located in one by lane at Fort, Apoorva is quiet easy to miss. On a weekday you’ll find this place brimming with people seeking a quick yet comforting lunch and on weekends you’ll find families sharing conversations over meals. Tender fish steeped in the slightly spicy curry with coconut base makes for an aromatic delight; pair this will the soft pillowy Appams and you’ll know what we’re talking about. Mop up the every last bit of it.
Meal for 2: Under Rs. 800
Surmai Thali@Highway Gomantak, Bandra
Love the Goan fish curry? Head to Highway Gomantak for the taste of their culinary traditions that has stood the test of time for over 20 years. The mildly spiced curry goes well with both, rotis and rice. This simple comfort food you crave when you need it the most. This wholesome meal comes with Sol Kadhi, a drink made with a sour fruit and coconut milk known to aid digestion.
Have this at only Rs 270.
Karimeen Pollichattu@Lalit Refreshments – Taste of Kerala, Fort
We agree it’s a restaurant hard to locate but the efforts are worth it. If you’re in town do not miss out of some delicious Karimeen Pollichattu and other dishes. It hails from Kerala and makes for a perfect dish to eat your roti with. Karimeen, a bony fish is marinated with a sautéed spice mix and wrapped in a banana leaf then cooked until tender. Don’t forget to order for the Kerala style papadam whilst you savour this dish with your Malabar Parotta.
Meal for 2: Under Rs 600
Prawn Thali@Goa Bhavan, Juhu
Crave some good old Goan comfort food? Head to a demure restaurant that takes your taste buds to Goa. Relish a Prawn Thali that comes with fried prawns, curry, rice and chapattis. The ultimate comfort food after a long day that soothes your nerves.
Meal for 2: At only Rs 450
Bombil Fry@Chaitanya, Dadar
What a lot of budget seafood eateries ignore is the delicious Bombil Fry. Head to Chaitanya, a cozy little place not very far from Siddhivinayak Temple. This place has crowds swarming in and out to get their hands on delicious seafood dishes. While you devour some Thali, don’t forget to try their Bombil Fry. A fish native to Mumbai,is batter fried until crisp and golden brown make for a good snack or even an appetizer or side.
Meal for 2: At only Rs 600
Prawns Sukka@Fresh Catch, Mahim
The pelican at the entrance is a reminder of the fresh seafood delights that await inside. This lovely restaurant serves some mouth watering fish preparations, but what we like more is Prawns Sukka. Tender prawns cooked in a feisty sauce give it that kick you need. Pair it with a roti and eat until you pander to all your cravings
Meal for 2: Under Rs 500.
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