Kerala is known as the ‘Land of Spices’ which is quite a visibility when it comes to the authentic food. The cuisine is a varied spread of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes with a sharp pungency and a little tang to balance the flavors. Coconut also is a key element in most of their dishes. The food is traditionally served on a banana leaf. The servings range from simple Kanji (rice porridge) to extravagant feasts called Sadyas. Well, if you think such colorful and dynamic food is what your taste buds deserve, we bring to you the top ten restaurants in Mumbai that serve authentic Kerala food.
They are known for Boneless Chicken Biryani which is their specialty. It has a homemade touch with an aroma that will soothe your senses and tick you to salivate for more. It is located at Hotel Benzy Palace, Vijay Nagar, Marol Maroshi Road, Marol, Andheri East. Cost for two, 900 INR approximately.
If you’re looking to try out a variety of authentic Kerala dishes, this is your spot. Like the name suggests, they take their food pretty seriously. Some of their best picks are Puttu and Kadala, Kerala Chicken Biriyani, Mutton Ularthiyathu and more. It is a great place to spend some foodie time with your family and friends. It is at Hotel Samraj, Chakala Road, Andheri East. Cost for two, 700 INR approximately.
Dakshin Coast-ITC Maratha
Now this is a giant when it comes to serving Kerala cuisine. They are priced on the higher end, but that said their food is worth it. A rare feast of dishes prepared from authentic recipes all set elegantly under one roof. It is at ITC Maratha, Sahar Road, Andheri East. Cost for two, 5000 INR approximately.
It has been providing a healthy and authentic Kerala cuisine dining experience since ages. A cosy, friendly environment at an affordable price to relish your taste buds is what you will find here. A cuisine served to fulfill your gastronomic desires is what Fountain Plaza is known for. They also have special menu for Muslims during Ramadan. It is at Standard Plaza Chamber, Raghunath Dadaji Street, Off D N Road, Near Handloom House Police Chowk, Fort. Cost for two, 500 INR approximately.
It may look simple for your fancy thoughts, but the food served here is simply divine. Their Fried Squid and Prawns Masala Fry are worth a try. Other dishes which are quite popular include Surmai Tawa Fry Big and Chicken Kerala. Their menu is loaded with variety, so you probably might not run out of options. Apart from the food the staff is courteous and service is very prompt. It is at 28, SBS Road, Pitha Street, Near Hitkari House, Fort. Cost for two, 500 INR approximately.
A typical Mallu outlet which lives up to the expectations. The location is a bit of a letdown but the restaurant strives to maintain its level of hygiene. Their go to dishes are Fish Roast / Mapas, Appam , Rasam, Vegetable Kootu, mutton fry, Fish Moilee, Prawn Kerala Masala and a lot more. It is located at Shop 43, Shell Colony Road, Chembur East. Cost for two, 650 INR approximately.
A fast service restaurant which offers some lip smacking Kerala cuisine. Their menu is limited but every item on that list tastes spectacular. It is at Opposite Paradise Cinema, 53, LJ Road, Mahim. Cost for two, 300 INR approximately.
Udaya Family Restaurant
Another addition to this list is Udaya. A place that serves some mouth watering dishes of Kerala. One must definitely try their Parota with Chicken Kurma, Tandoori Chicken Kerala style and Naadan Chilly Chicken. Service is a bit slow but once you taste the food, the wait is definitely worth it. It is at Shrama Safalya Building, Near Railway Station, Chembur East. Cost for two, 550 INR approximately.
It is a fancy restaurant with good interiors to give you a fine dining experience. They serve pure Kerala cuisine which consists of dishes like Fish Pollichathu, Ishtu (stew), seafood sadya and more. It is located at 45, Samadhan, Western Express Highway, Gandhi Nagar, Bandra East. Cost for two, 650 INR approximately.
A small place for authentic Kerala food. Some of their popular dishes include Chicken roast, Kappa biryani along with some Idiyappams. It is near St. Joseph Garden, Justine D’souza Road, Orlem, Malad West. Cost for two, 500 INR approximately.