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#1 lafonda

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:20 PM

DH and I are home alone.. going to order dinner for Valentine's Day.

Indian or Chinese?


And what is your favourite from each?

#2 71Cath

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:25 PM


Short soup is my favourite, followed by chicken and cashews

Enjoy OP.

#3 AllyK81

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:26 PM

Indian gets my vote. I LOVE lamb or chicken saag. Have a nice night in!

#4 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:27 PM

QUOTE (lafonda @ 14/02/2013, 03:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
DH and I are home alone.. going to order dinner for Valentine's Day.

Indian or Chinese?


And what is your favourite from each?


spinach and paneer dhal
tandoori chicken
lamb rogan josh (if lamb has been simmering for hours and is tender)
biriyani (the proper biriyani, that takes a few hours to cook and is in distinct layers)

#5 ~Supernova~

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:28 PM

Ooooh tough choice, I love both!

I'd go Indian, because I haven't had any for ages Tounge1.gif

No favourites, I love it all!

#6 YeahbutNah

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:28 PM


Chicken Jalfrezi or Dopiaza, Rogan Josh, Dhal, naan and always the mixed pickle.  With the rice cooked at home to be cheap!

#7 SummerStar

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:45 PM


The hottest dish they have. (And then order it extra hot!)

#8 cuddlebud

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:55 PM


I'd get (more than normal cos it's a special occasion)

Samosas or Pakoras
Tandoori Lamb Cutlets
Shahi paneer (paneer in butter chicken sauce) or malai kofta
Saag chicken
Plain Naan
Gulab Jaman if they make good ones (not canned!)

*sigh* I've already bought stuff to cook dh a seafood dinner but Indian sounds so good...

#9 adnama

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:58 PM

I would go chinese only because i don't do spices  closedeyes.gif

#10 Leslie Knope

Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:59 PM

Beef, broccoli and cashew nuts. Yummy!

#11 Mercurial

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:00 PM

Indian - lamb korma and I'm always a sucker for a good butter chicken.  Some garlic naan mmm.  Tandoori chicken is good too.  

If it's chinese something like salt and pepper calamari, chicken with cashews and been satay.  

mmm takeaway.

#12 emlis22

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:04 PM

Indian for sure.

Pretty much all their entrees are delish, then lamb or vegetable korma, and a good butter chicken or chicken butter masala.

not in to Chinese.. if you had said Thai we would have a mighty battle on our hands.

Edited by emlis22, 14 February 2013 - 04:05 PM.

#13 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:09 PM

Indian. Palak Paneer or Lamb Saag. OMG.

#14 Lyra

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:32 PM


#15 kristylee21

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:32 PM

Were having Indian.... Mango chicken, lamb Rogan josh and cheesy nann.... Yum!!!!

#16 kpingitquiet

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:34 PM

Chinese biggrin.gif Dunno why, I like both. But we had Chinese, last night. We got Chicken Egg Foo Yung, Steak and mushrooms in oyster sauce, and salt & pepper squid, plus soup. Mmmm. Made a nice leftover lunch today, too! My favorite Chinese takeout dishes aren't available in Oz. sad.gif

If you get Indian, by far, my fave is palak paneer. That with some tasty naan and I'm your best friend.

#17 ~buzz~

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:41 PM

Chinese I normally get steak in oyster sauce

I don't eat Indian

#18 Flaxen

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:49 PM

Oh if i only had that choice. DH wont eat indian   cry1.gif  or thai  cry1.gif  

And the chinese takeaway here in this town is pretty bad. And expensive.

#19 greypink

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:51 PM

Indian for sure! Rogan josh and garlic naan yum yum yum

#20 Peppery

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:57 PM

Indian!!! We are having Chinese for dinner because DD doesn't like Indian cry1.gif

#21 Lickety Split

Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:09 PM

Indian every time! Garlic naan, chicken tikka masala and achari gosht *drools*

#22 pinkcupcakes

Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:14 PM

indian. am sick of chinese, though i like it.

for indian, usually get a mild veggie korma, rice, cheese n garlic naan , some gulab jamun to finish.

for chinese ( or equivalent) usually get steamed dim sums, special fried rice, honey chicken and rice.

#23 Gudrun

Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:38 PM

Chinese. Anything with scallops or prawns.

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