What dishes will you enjoy when you visit Oldham's best Indian restaurants?
The much-anglicised chicken tikka masala may be Britain's national dish, but there is so much more to Indian food than that. Look out for exciting fish dishes such as ilish machher jhol (Hilsa fish curry), an oily fish dish made with peppers, chilli and turmeric from Bengal. Vegetarian food also features highly, with butter paneer (Indian cheese), saag aloo (spinach curry) and malai kofta (vege-balls in a thick spiced sauce) all worth experiencing. Some Indian restaurants in Oldham also include more unusual dishes cooked with fruit such as creamy coconut Keralan curry and kela ki subji (banana curry). Other typical ingredients include tomato, mango, peppers, chilli, mushrooms and spices.