North Brooklyn is short on Indian restaurants you should travel for, but you’ll probably find at least one in your neighborhood to fulfill your cravings for chicken tikka masala and a samosa. Indika House is that spot for Bushwick. This place has a funky Bushwick name and a long menu that’ll inspire you to switch up your order each time you eat here.
The Indo-Chinese section of the menu makes Indika House worth a name drop, with options like gobi manchurian and chicken lollipops that have fried breading, sticky-sweet sauce, and plenty of tartness and tang. Order both of these dishes along with the hakka noodles and sweet corn soup. The kati rolls are perfect for a portable breakfast when you’re sick of BECs, and we appreciate the generous sprinkling of sev on top of a papdi chaat already piled with potatoes, chickpeas, yogurt and chutneys. (You should probably sit down for that one, or at least have a Tide Stick nearby.)
This restaurant is currently take-out only, and they have a great special that involves an appetizer, bread, and your choice from a list of entrees that includes saag paneer and, yes, chicken tikka masala.
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