Scoop Up Goat Biryani at Himalaya Restaurant


Scoop Up Goat Biryani at Himalaya Restaurant

Himalaya Restaurant
6652 Southwest Fwy.
Houston, TX 77074

Chef-owner Kaiser Lashkari might appraise you at the door of this strip mall jewel box of an Indian-Pakistani restaurant, gently suggesting your order before you've even seen a menu. Given that every dish here radiates with a sort of spice-drawer alchemy, showing a deft hand with seasoning, you might as well go ahead and let him. The Chicken Hara Masala's verdant brightness hints at a keen-edged freshness even if it doesn't warn you of the impending bloom of heat. The goat biryani has a lightness of texture that's the perfect foil for a riot of dusky spice and fall-off-the-bone meat. A pile of Hunter's Beef, a delicately spiced cousin to pastrami, will have you sussing out its flavors long after the platter is cleaned. Whatever your order, Himalaya offers some of the most captivating Desi food in a city whose offerings lead the national stage.

Food Style: Middle Eastern

Price Level: $$

Reservations Accepted: No

Atmosphere: Casual

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