Indian Vegetarian restaurants are very common dining options to everyone. Many Sri Lankans are very familiar with the common dishes such as dosa, masala wada, parippu wada, idly, parata, puri etc. But it is important to understand that Indian restaurants have much more to offer. If you are at an Indian restaurant there’s always an opportunity to pick a balance meal with the right options.
If you’re looking for a clean and welcoming Indian restaurant that has variety of options, Thalis Indian Restaurant is definitely worth checking out. It is located in the park road area with a visible billboard that you can’t miss. With its attentive and friendly staff, delicious food, and well-balanced masala tea, it has surely become a popular dining option.
Meatless Monday visited Thalis Indian restaurant for the second time to check whether they still live up to the reputation and their quality.
It is noteworthy to mention that the customer service at the highest level with efficient service and proactive attitude that stands out from the other similar restaurants in Colombo.
Let the Rasam heal you
Thalis special Rasam is made with coriander leaves, curry leaves, tamarind juice and crushed black pepper, this soup-like dish is both flavorful and nutritious. It is commonly requested to have some relief from sinus or to elevate the appetite. Since the climate has drastically changed over the last couple of days, it was a great option to keep the system in check.
Coriander is rich in antioxidants and can help improve digestion, while curry leaves have anti-inflammatory properties that can benefit heart health. Black pepper has also been shown to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.
Adventurous main meal – Chilli Parata and Garlic Dosa
When it comes to the main meal, the chilli parata and garlic dosa are were ordered to explore the diversity of flavor. The chilli parata is a chillie flavored seasoned intentionally cut flatbread seasoned with spiced onions, chickpeas and green chillies, while the garlic dosa is a crispy crepe made with fermented rice and lentil batter and topped with a garlic and herb seasoning. Both dishes are full of flavor and make for a satisfying meal.
Thalis menu has a exceptional range of choices from North and South Indian cuisines that can fulfill your vegan and vegetarian food adventures. And to add a sense of diversity, the restaurant offers Chinese vegan and vegetarian dishes that can amplify the range with the opportunity to try hybrid options, where you can have Indian and Chinese mix.
Masala Tea to elevate the satisfaction
To wash it all down, the masala tea is a must-try. Made with a blend of warming spices like ginger, cardamom, and cinnamon, this tea is the perfect way to end your meal. Plus, the spices in masala tea have been linked to a range of health benefits, including improved digestion and reduced inflammation. It may not look like a desert option but once you are full with great food, you have no capacity to try more, then a very well balanced masala tea is the way to go.
Overall, Thalis Indian Restaurant is a great choice for anyone looking for a delicious and nutritious vegan and vegetarian dining experience. From the attentive service to the flavorful dishes and well-balanced masala tea, it’s clear that the team at Thalis takes pride in their food and customer experience. So next time you’re in the area, be sure to stop by and check it out for yourself and let us know what you think!