Fairfax Indian Food, Virginia

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The Indian cuisine is as diverse as its culture, languages, regions and its climate. Every major region of India brings its own unique dishes and subtle variations to popular dishes. Aromatic spices are the essence of Indian cuisine. Extensive listings of authentic indian food restaurants and cuisine serving the Indian community.



Paradise Biriyani Pointe     » Directions & Maps

11274 James Swart Cir Fairfax Virginia VA   Phone: 703 385 9264
Authentic Indian Hyderabadi Biryani Chain
Mutton / Chicken Biryani, Chicken 65 & Tandoori Chicken

Woodlands Vegetarian Indian Restaurant     » Directions & Maps

4078 Jermantown Road Fairfax Virginia VA   Phone: 703 385 1996
lunch buffet dosa coconut chutney

Bombay Bistro     » Directions & Maps

3570 Chain Bridge Road Fairfax Virginia VA   Phone: 703 359 5810
lamb vindaloo butter chicken lunch buffet chicken tikka makhni

Bollywood Bistro     » Directions & Maps

3955 Chain Bridge Rd # 101 Fairfax Virginia VA   Phone: 703 273 0031
mango martini malbari chicken lunch buffet bengali machhi

Jaipur Royal Indian Cuisine     » Directions & Maps

9401 Lee Highway #105 Fairfax Virginia VA   Phone: 703 766 1111
Top Restaurant best murgh makhni / butter chicken Mango Lassi lamb dishes chicken korma / vegetable korma

Minerva Indian Cusine     » Directions & Maps

10364 Lee Hwy Fairfax Virginia VA   Phone: 703 383 9200
lunch buffet butter chicken chicken 65

Saravana Palace :: Vegetarian     » Directions & Maps

11725 Lee Highway Fairfax Virginia VA   Phone: 703 218 4182
south indian food pure vegetarian masala dosa paneer dosa idli poori channa

Curry Mantra     » Directions & Maps

9984 Main Street Fairfax Virginia VA   Phone: 703 218 8128
goat biryani vegetarian indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian








Indian food for beginners! what to order?

One thing you have to remember about Indian food is that it is not a generic cuisine. It is intensely regional (north indian, south indian, bengali, kerala, goan) and what you should order should correspond with the regionality of the restaurant you are at! If you are a first timer, go easy on spice - mild.

Appetizer's

Assorted appetizer sampler is fail proof
tandoori chicken (bbq), paneer pakoras (veg), kababs, seek kabobs, veggie samosas, tiger prawns

Non Vegetarian Indian Food

chicken tikka masala, butter chicken (makhani chicken), tandoori dishes, Mutton Rogan Josh, chicken biryani, goan vindaloo

Vegetarian India Food / Vegan Food

saag paneer, malai kofta, palak paneer, gobi manchurian, chickpeas, baingan bharta, matar paneer, aloo matar

Chaat Places (Indian Street Food)

vada pav, pani puri, bhel puri, dahi puri, dosa, idli, dahi vadas, uttapams, mysore masala dosa

Vegan Food

Naan bread in indianrestaurants is likely be made with yogurt
onion or cauliflower or okra bhajis, vegetable samosas and vegetable pakoras are all vegan. vegetable curry, veggie vindaloo, chana masala/chole, sambar, vegetable biryani are other options

Gluten Free Options

Tandoori chicken, fish, and shrimp are almost always gluten-free, Indian spices are gluten free, with the exception of something called "hing", Always ask for Gluten Free Menu to be on the safe side.


The cuisine of India is characterized by the use of various spices, herbs and other vegetables grown in India and also for the widespread practice of vegetarianism across many sections of its society. Each family of Indian cuisine is characterized by a wide assortment of dishes and cooking techniques. As a consequence, it varies from region to region, reflecting the varied demographics of the ethnically diverse Indian subcontinent.

Vegetables are an integral part of indian food and consume them in a number of ways. For pure vegetarians India is a heaven. India can boast for its innumerable varieties of tasty and nutritious vegetarian dishes. Indians like their vegetable curries real hot 'n' spicy and so add a number of spices to make them really exotic. These are also prepared using different methods of cooking like baking, boiling, frying etc. We offer a number of tempting Indian vegetarain recipes of dishes like Navratan Korma, Shahi Paneer etc. to the connoisseurs of taste.

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