9515 N. Lamar #156
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 11:30am-2:30pm, 5-9:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 11:30am-9:30pm
The Thali Special is probably the best sampler for newbies, but you can't go wrong with the different dosas they offer. Show up hungry.
The authentic North Indian vegetarian menu here changes every day. Order an entrée and a side at the counter, and one minute later it arrives with rice and roti or paratha alongside. The aloo sabzi is available every day.
2121 W. Parmer #114, 512/821-0000
offers spiced vegetable dishes served with white or tamarind rice for lunch and a wide selection of reasonably priced appetizers, dosai, and sambar for dinner.
9025 Research #100, 512/719-5575
This ethnic fusion spot offers traditional Indian fare as well as Chinese-inflected dishes. Wok cooking blends well with Indian spices – you'll find plenty of vegetarian options.
10515 N. Mopac, Ste. A-155, 512/296-2977