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Indian restaurants that borrow elements from across the globe are a rage today in the UAE. tabloid! takes a look at some of the restaurants in Dubai who have aced that game. Chaat trolley with liquid nitrogen smoke emanating from its trolley anyone?


Indego By Vineet, Grosvenor House

If you are looking for an innovative twist to Indian cuisine, then check out Vineet Bhatia’s Indego. Be sure to try the Indian-style street food Dahi Bhalla with ice cream or chocomosa, samosas filled with chocolate. Call 04-3176000


Tresind, Nassima Royal Hotel, Shaikh Zayed Road

If you are in the mood to see some drama, try their modernist chaat trolley or chilli hoisin duck khurchin with pickled carrots and beets. It delivers what it says on the tin. Call 04-3080440


Jodhpur, Al Murooj Rotana

If you are seeking a contemporary take on Indian food, then Jodhpur is your best bet. Be sure to try their dahi and ricotta kebab and lamb dish with Mexican chipotle peppers. Call 04 3559846


Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar, JW Marriott Marquis

If you are looking for authentic Indian food, then Rang Mahal is your spot. They don’t tinker with Indian classics, but manage to give it a contemporary twist. Their fish moilee is splendid. Call 04-4143000


Farzi Cafe, City Walk, Al Safa Park

This restaurant plays heavily on molecular gastronomy. Think dal chawal arancini with spicy chutney to get the drift. Only downside: the portion sizes can leave you wanting for more. Call 04-4535297