Indian Cuisine: Bombay Curry Opens in Macon, GA

An Indian restaurant that has closed has returned to the same location in Macon but under a new owner and new management.

Bombay curry ushered in the new year by opening Jan. 1 at 3892 Bloomfield Village Drive. The previous owner closed the restaurant in 2019.

Mohammad Jewel, originally from Bangladesh in South Asia, hopes to breathe new life into the restaurant.

“We serve traditional Indian food here as well as Indian street food and fusion dishes,” said Jewel, who operates the restaurant.

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Bombay Curry in Macon’s menu selection includes Chicken Tikka Masala, Saag Paneer and Chana Masala. Jason vorhees [email protected]

A popular Indian dish served in a restaurant is Chicken Tikka Masala, which is chicken marinated in a mixture of yogurt and mild tandoori spices, then baked in a clay tandoor oven and baked with fresh mint leaves, cream. and a saffron created by the chef. sauce.

An Indian street dish on the menu is Pani Puri, which are deep-fried puffy balls filled with potatoes and kala chana (black chickpeas) served with fresh mint water and tamarind chutney,

One Indo-Chinese fusion dish option is Manchurian Chicken, which is breaded fried chicken mixed with garlic and chili sauce.

The menu includes samosas (fried triangular pastries stuffed with vegetables or chicken), cats (salty snacks), noodles, pasta, Biriyani (mixed rice dishes), curry dishes, tandoori dishes (cooked in a clay tandoor oven), breads, desserts and savors.

Authentic cuisine

Jewel promises authentic cuisine.

“I have experience because I have been in this field for eight to ten years,” Jewell said. “I have experience helping people get Indian food” so that “what they think and what they get” match.

“Our goal is to make sure everyone gets a taste of real Indian food. “

The restaurant has a main chef and a tandoori chef.

Tandoori relates to an Indian method of cooking meat traditionally over charcoal or wood in a tandoor, a cylindrical clay oven. The restaurant uses a modern gas tandoor clay oven.

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Naan, a type of flatbread popular in India, is baked in a tandoor oven at Bombay Curry in Macon. Jason vorhees [email protected]

What to order

New to Indian and South Asian cuisine? Here are some options:

Chana masala – A dish made from chickpeas cooked with potatoes and spices in a brown curry sauce.

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Chana Masala, a dish made with chickpeas cooked with potatoes and spices in a brown curry sauce, served with Bombay Curry à Macon. Jason vorhees [email protected]

Saag Paneer – A dish of vegetable curry made from mashed spinach and spices and paneer, homemade cheese cubes.

Hakka with vegetables – A mixture of grated vegetables and Chinese spices with sweet and long Hakka noodles with a choice of vegetables, paneer, egg, chicken, shrimp or mixed.

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Bombay Curry Vegetable Hakka Noodles in Macon. Jason vorhees [email protected]

Vegetables biryani – Biryani is a tasty type of rice from Indiana with vegetables with special sauces and spices. Menu options include adding a protein.

Chicken Alfredo Pasta – Penne pasta “cooked to perfection” Alfredo korma sauce with spinach leaves.

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Chicken Alfredo Pasta with Bombay Curry in Macon. Jason vorhees [email protected]

Tandoori shrimps – Jumbo shrimps marinated in a special sauce based on yogurt and lemon juice then grilled in the tandoor.

“If it’s shrimp, lamb or chicken, whatever it is, we marinate those items for about 20-24 hours with yogurt and spices. Then we bake in a clay oven at a temperature of 1,000 degrees, ”Jewel said.

“For catering, we serve it on a sizzling hot plate with chopped onions, peppers and lemon,” he said.

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Bombay Curry Tandoori Shrimp at 3892 Bloomfield Village Drive in Macon. Jason vorhees [email protected]

Everything is made to order, said Jewel.

The restaurant, which offers daily specials from Tuesday to Friday, offers meals on site and to take away.

In addition, a 20% discount is now offered on take out orders purchased only at restaurants or by calling the restaurant. Online orders and third-party delivery services are also available, but do not include the current 20% take-out discount offer.

Hours of operation are 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The restaurant is closed on Mondays. The phone number is 478-444-3401.

In Bangladesh, Jewel had its own production unit, making denim pants, T-shirts and sweaters for European countries. Most recently he worked in the restaurant industry.

“It is my honor to serve people,” said Jewel. “It’s my passion to make people smile.

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Mohammad Jewel operates Bombay Curry located at 3892 Bloomfield Village Drive in Macon. Jason vorhees [email protected]

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Becky Purser covers business news, having returned to central Georgia in 2000. She has also covered crime and court primarily in Houston and Peach counties for The Telegraph. She has also covered local government for the Daily Sun when it was a Warner Robins daily, for the Kingsport Times-News in Tennessee, and for the Bristol Herald Courier in Virginia. She graduated from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville with a BA in Communication.
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