Another Indian Accent outpost opened tail end 2017, this one in London’s Mayfair neighborhood. Chef and owner Manish Mehrotra cultivates Indian street fare and nostalgic classics into creative, modern Indian dishes, with an occasional twist.
Prices shown are for lunch a la carte but ordering the 2- or 3-course meals shaves off a few pounds.
Chef/Owner Manish Mehotra
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A bite-sized naan had the unexpected, but pleasant addition of blue cheese. On the side, the pumpkin shorba (soup) was bursting with flavor and served in the cutest and tiniest mug ever. Pinkies up!
Keema is an Indian stew made of either meat, veggies or soy. Stuffing it into a fluffy bun makes a tasty snack. Since we were in a fancy place, we were told to stir the egg into the keema before adding it to the kaffir lime buns.
Imagine an American pickled relish, but instead of using American stuff, it’s Indian stuff. Things like red chili powder, turmeric, and fenugreek, and a wider variety of fermented produce. That’s achaar. It’s a bold, tangy, sweet condiment and is used to glaze these ribs.
Malvan is a coastal town in southwestern India with it’s own dialect and distinct cuisine. Malvani spice blends typically contain the addition of ground coconut, which imparts a unique flavor.
Baked sea bass is wrapped in the green patrani leaf then pan fried. The pulao berry is quite rare and found in northern India.
Kulcha is made with maida flour, leavened with baking powder and whole milk yoghurt, then typically baked in a pan. We ordered two of the various stuffed kulchas offered.
16 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London | +44 20 7629 9802