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Saffron, Nadi

Queens Road
Nadi , Viti Levu
Tel: 679 670 1233
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Blasting Hindi pop music makes for a festive vibe at this delicious but nothing-to-look-at Indian restaurant next door to Jack's of Nadi (and run by the same owners). The cheap eats—no dish tops $20—draw an interesting mix of visiting Bollywood stars, locals, and Japanese tourists. Most of the curry standards are on the menu, but more delightful are the hybrid dishes evolved among the Indo-Fijian community (now almost 50 percent of the population in Fiji). Mud Crab Masala is a simmering dish of the local whole crab stewed in onion tomato gravy with coconut cream, curry leaves, and mustard seeds. Corn and chorai ki bhaji is a spicy blend of corn and local spinach in a tomato curry with rye seeds, perfect with a missi roti (warm whole wheat tortilla-like bread). And possibly the best dish on the menu is kachche kele and daruca kofta, soft fritters of raw banana and local roots (duruka, taro, cassava) in lahsuni coconut (a kind of chutney) with light almond and onion gravy. If you dont like your food hot, youre out of luck here: even mild is spicy. And dont be surprised if you are offered a welcome stick-on bindi in lime green, turquoise, or purple when you sit down. We suggest you go with it. When in Rome…

Open daily 11 am to 2:30 pm and 5:30 to 11 pm.

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