Southern Spice is Calgary’s only South Indian restaurant and is conveniently located at the corner of 4th street and 54th avenue NE. The restaurant provides diners a beautiful setting, decorated with an authentic Indian bar, Indian décor, combined with a warm and sincere setting. The restaurant offers an authentic Indian dining experience and the only place in Calgary where you can find authentic South Indian cuisine.
South Indian Cuisine
South Indian cuisine served at Southern Spice is rice based. Rice is combined with lentils to make wonderful dosas, idlis, vadas and uttapams. The signature dish at Southern Spice is the Madras Masala Dosa’s served with tomatoes, potatoes, flat bread, rice, and chicken. Dosas are thin crepes made of lentils and rice. The batter ferments overnight and is then cooked on a griddle like a pancake. When crisp, it is folded and served with chutney and sambar (lentil soup). Dosas are typically eaten as a breakfast food in India and come with a variety of coatings or stuffing’s.
To Spice or Not to Spice… To Spice!
Indian food has an immense variety of spices offering the diner a delectable and unique dining experience. Another version of the rice and lentil pancake is Uthappam. For this dish, the batter made of lentils makes a thick pancake. Tomatoes, peas, onions and chilis are cooked in the batter, making Uthappam resemble a pizza. The rice dishes are combined with sambhar (dal), rasam (tamarind dal), dry and curried vegetable and pachadi (yogurt). Diners will be pleased to discover that Southern Spice offers all day weekend buffet featuring 21 signature dishes, at affordable pricing. No Indian meal is considered complete without the tangy and delectable flavor of Indian Spices. Visit Southern Spice today!