For seven shillings and sixpence, one could sit down to a plate of curry chicken, rice and chips with bread and butter thrown in - there were no poppadoms or nan bread
in those days.
But the accompanying nan bread
was excellent and suggested that better things were still to come.
Your staple pilau rice and nan bread
was there for the taking along with a range of sweet smelling dishes including chicken bhoona, tikka masala and jalfrezi.
Like a newly-qualified captain of the good ship Buffet, I attempt to navigate this hastily assembled pile of food by wading into it with a triangle of nan bread
All thali choices come with a starter, three curries to try, pilau rice and either a plain or garlic nan bread
and are fantastic to share.
The first time I ate here, I didn't order nan bread
, thinking I didn't want to fill up on carbs.
Nellie had chicken korma (PS4.75), which although tasted great, perhaps was just a tad too runny - although the nan bread
helped mop some of that up.
This is great for a dip with nan bread
. As I am Asian, I love to use chillies as I like spicy dishes.
I don't know if the Camerons dispensed with the cutlery and scooped up their curry, like true professionals, with a chunk of nan bread
. I'd like to think so.
Although I was glad we had ordered another nan bread
to really fill me up.
Mr Cameron praised firms exporting goods, pointing out there were UK companies selling nan bread
to India, tea to China and canoes to Eskimos.
Just imagine curried white fish on your choice of Nan bread