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7 by the Lake

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7 by the Lake

Myself and a group of Canberra Food Bloggers were recent guests of Sushant Bohle, owner of 7 by the Lake, a new Indian restaurant which opened four months ago and is located at the Southern end of the Kingston Foreshore.  This area of Canberra has become a thriving food destination for the City, choice is amazing.  7 by the Lake is the only Indian on the block and was just perfect on a cold winters night.

Sushant has been catering for Canberrans for many years (his samosas are legendary) and opened the restaurant to showcase cuisine from 7 regions of India.  He is refining his menu, the new menu will be launched on 1 Sept 2016.  He has all sorts of ideas for the warmer weather and showcasing Indian street food in the spring/summer seasons.

The restaurant offers Maharashtrian, Punjabi, Bengali, Rahasthani, Goan, Gujarati and South Indian cuisine. 

We commenced our feast with a unique cold vegetarian starter of spinach fritters, potatoes, onions flavoured with roasted cumin, yoghurt, tamarind chutney and spicy mint and coriander chutney.  This street food dish was unusual and delicious. 

 

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The next entree, another street food offering was Chicken Lollypop, served with a vibrant mint sauce.  

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Next was the banquet: 

Chicken Chettinad

Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken) 

Lamb Laalmas

Bpamese Fish Curry

Bengali Chicken Curry

Kolhapuri Chicken

Lasooni Palak Peneer

Three types of naan - Laccha Paratha, Masala Kulcha & Garlic

Basmati Rice

 

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So much flavour, colour and a little heat!  A big thank you to Shushant, check out the website www.sevenbythelake.com where you can download the menu, book a table or order a takeaway.