Ekta Indian Cuisine is a restaurant with two locations. One is located at 250 East Girard Avenue in Philadelphia and the other is located at 1003 Ω West Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr. The restaurants are well known for having some of the best Indian food in the area. Gurcharan Singh owns the eateries, but he was not always in the restaurant business. Originally he was in the retail apparel business. Gurcharan tell us he was always interested in cooking and the food industry. When the opportunity to open a restaurant presented itself, he decided to go for it. Eight years later his restaurants are successful ventures. What sets Ekta apart from the crowd are the quality of the ingredients used and attention to detail. Ekta actually grinds their own spices in house. Gurcharan loves meeting and talking to customers. He enjoys seeing diners enjoy his cuisine. Ekta has an extensive menu of high quality Indian cuisine. Try their Aaloo Aur Papri Chat, with fried lentil wafers, topped with potatoes, chickpeas, yogurt, mint, and tamarind. Another popular appetizer is the Cashew Roll, made with cashews, potatoes, and cheese, which is mixed with green chillies and fried. Ekta offers many vegetarian options which are served with Basmati rice. One popular vegetarian dish is Kadai Paneer: cheese cubes (paneer), cooked tomato sauce, fresh red and green peppers, and onions. Customers also love the Baigan Bharta, a smoked eggplant sauteed with fresh onion, tomato, green peas, and chopped ginger. Recommended entrees include: Mango Chicken, which is a chicken breast cooked with fresh mango, creamy onion, tomato sauce, and spices, and Lamb Saagwala, which contains lamb cubes cooked with spinach, creamy onion, tomato sauce, and chopped ginger in light cream. Another must try is the Tandoori Chicken, a chicken leg marinated with yogurt, ginger, garlic, and other indian spices, which is baked in Tandoor oven.Ekta also offers both delivery and take-out. If you are searching for some of the finest Indian food in the area, stop by Ekta Indian Cuisine. Gurcharan and his warm and welcoming team will ensure you have a great dining experience!
250 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125