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Lamb Madras: diced lamb, cooked with mustard seeds, chilli and coconut.
For quick, sumptuous fare that doesn’t hurt the hip pocket, take to Bala’s Café in St Kilda. Cosily set, this well-loved local has been the venue of choice for many Melbourne city dwellers eager to chow down on tasty Indian and Thai dishes at reasonable prices. The vibrant menu showcases a selection of classic South East Asian salads, stir fries, curries and noodles, loved by locals and visitors alike. Bala’s black bean beef stir fry, tossed with Asian greens and seasonal vegetables in a mild Thai sauce is just one of the favourites on offer, as is lamb Saagwala – tender lamb cubes cooked with fresh spices and a puree of English spinach. Don’t forget to also order some Indian samosas to share, while for those who don’t feel like cooking, choose from a packed menu of takeaway options.
1c Shakespeare Grove, St Kilda 3182 VIC - See Map
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