We're Telling You: These Are The 6 Places For Best Idlis In Mumbai

Sarjana posted on 15 January

Ten-Second Takeaway

What would we not do for a great idli breakfast? One of our most favourite South Indian delicacies, idli has a way of winning hearts through its sheer simplicity. So, here are 6 places in Mumbai where you can have the best idli ever!

Banana Leaf, Andheri West

Banana Leaf has a dreamy thali for idli lovers that comes with various kinds of idlis that will sufficiently douse the craving for a good South Indian breakfast. Priced at INR 175, it includes palak idli, dakshin idli masala, mini idli, Vagharela Poriyal idli masala, special kanchipuram idli and rice idli.

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Casual Dining

Shubham CHS, Opp. Vikram Petrol Pump, Juhu Versova Link Road, 7 Bungalows, Andheri West, Mumbai

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Our Picks From Matunga

When it comes to idli, it doesn’t get better than Matunga East, where the flavours of south India reside in Mumbai. Be it Arya Bhavan’s coin idlis, Café Mysore’s delectable idlis, Café Madras’ melt in mouth idlis or Rama Nayak’s Udipi Shri Krshna Boarding’s classic idli, you will be in for a treat.

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Food And Taste Theory, Ghatkopar East

Food & Taste Theory, an eatery in Ghatkoper has been experimenting with unlikely combinations all this while. Try the pizza idli – a large, soft idli seasoned with oregano and cheese, for INR 120 a pop.

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Cafes

Vikrant Building, Unit 12-13, C-15, Vikrant Circle, Jhulelal Chowk, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai

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Madras Diaries, Bandra West

This amazing restaurant serves dosas, idlis, poppadum, sambar, rasam, filter kaapi {INR 160} and more. Apart from original dishes from Tamil Nadu, they also have dishes like Jalapeño idlis {INR 150} which is a must try if you are a huge idli fan.

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Cafes

Muzaffar Manor, Shop 7, Ground Floor, 117, Waterfield Road, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

Balaji Idli House, Kandivali West

At Balaji Idli House, you can look forward to varieties of idlis and dosas, many of which are out-of-the-box recipes. Try their Mahabalipuram idli which is very unique in terms of the flavour and is served with a mint chutney on it. The Madras fry idli is also tasty, and is served with a spicy coconut gravy. The Sri Lankan stew idli has its own unique serving style, and is certainly a must-try.

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Fast Food Restaurants

Panchasheel Arcade, Shop 1 & 2, Opp. Xth Central Mall, Mahavir Nagar, Kandivali West, Mumbai

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Dakshinayan, Juhu

Dakshinayan in Juhu is heaven for anyone who loves South Indian food – and it won’t burn your pocket with its prices. Once you’ve found a spot to sit, order the molgapodi idli – steamed and served with a ghee and gunpowder seasoning.

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Casual Dining

Hotel Anand, Gandhigram Road, Near Hare Krishna Temple, Juhu, Mumbai

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