In what can only be deemed an orgy of eating, Culver City’s Lawrence of India recently had on offer a deal so tempting The Monster had to make a stop. When last here the meal proved decidedly subpar but for $13.95 the place is literally giving away enough food to feed the Indian continent.
Each person gets homemade mixed pickles, a variety of chutneys and raiti. And then a choice of vegetable samosas or onion bhaji. A soup course takes its turn, dahl (pureed lentil) or mulkitani (spicy blend of vegetables). The entrees feature a mix tandoori platter with chicken tandoori, chicken tikka, sheek kabab and shrimp tandoori. But since that’s not enough food you also get to chose one vegetable of the day. And from one of three types of rice, steamed basmanti, brown or rice pilau. There will be bread, naan or roti. And of course dessert.