If you love the ambience of a typical Dhaba and crave for North Indian food, then Angeethi in Hyderabad is the place for you. The name Angeethi means an open stove used for space-heating to keep the rooms warm during winters. The restaurant is aptly named as Angeethi as it spreads the warmth and flavor of its typical North Indian cuisines across the foodies. One of the restaurants of BJN Group, Angeethi is located in Banjara Hills, in the heart of the Hyderabad city. As soon as one enters this restaurant, they will forget that they are in the posh surroundings of Banjara hills, but instead must have entered a typical North Indian village with posters of popular Hindi films, shops named in Hindi, direction signs pointing to various cities of Punjab, water-well in the middle of the restaurant, and waiters dressed in Pathaan's attire. The rustic dhaba style ambience in this restaurant is surely going to floor you with its unique and lively theme.
The food served at Angeethi restaurant is typical North Indian and it boasts of offering some of the best Punjabi food in the city of Hyderabad. For start, one can try the various shorbas served here like Tamatar dhania shorba or chooza shorba; or one can also taste jaljeera, a popular summer drink, as a welcome change from the regular beverages one usually has in other restaurants.The chaat items like Papdi Chaat, Bhel Puri, Moong Dal Chat, Dahi Bhalle and Palak Chaat are also quite good. Among the Indian breads, the most popular ones are Roomali roti, Laccha Pudina paratha, makkai di roti, and Khameeri roti.
The starters and main course will definitely please your palate with its authentic taste, making you crave for more and more. There are a lot of must haves in this Asli-dhaba restaurant, like barra kebab, sabootha choosa, corn methi malai, murgh rada masala, sarson da saag, Jhinga bhuna pyaaz, Pindi chana, Rajma gilawati, Murgh biryani, Pulao aap ki pasand to name a few. Angeethi is also famous for its seafood, offering a variety of fresh fish, prawns and lobsters. The curd served in a matka with boondi inside it is a must-try for everyone.The popular desserts served here like Gulab jamun, Badshahi halwa, Gajar ka halwa, and Kulfi falooda will satiate your sweet tooth. To complete your meal, you can choose from the variety of paans available at the Surma Bhopali paan shop.
The lunch buffet in Angeethi restaurant offers a wide variety of veg and non-veg options to choose from to pamper your taste buds. From kebabs to indian bread to veg and non-veg items to desserts; everything served here is top-notch and definitely a value for your money.
On the down-side, this restaurant is always crowded and one needs to wait for long hours to get a seat on a typical weekend; but the ambience kind of makes for it. All in all if you are looking for a unique and lively dining experience in Hyderabad, Angeethi is the ultimate destination to be.