A handful of my friends are vegetarian to their core and in a bid to show them I'm a 'good friend', I decided to ditch meat for one night and enjoy a meal typical of their diet. My friends and I dined at Deepalis, and found ourselves both full and satisfied from the variety and simple quality of the food we were served.
Deepalis is part of Birmingham's balti triangle, but it's undeniably, one of the best indian restaurants I've been to.
I've been to Deepalis' Sparkhill restaurant, but the Jewellery Quarter branch is nicer in my opinion. It's more central for one, and has nearby parking.
All of the food is vegetarian and homemade, with heavy influence from traditional Indian street food.
My friends and I worked through the stuffed dosas, coconut parathas and the chilli fries but the standout dish was the channa bhatura.
Mains start at £4.50, so it's perfect for even the tightest budget.
It's not often that I enjoy good, let alone decent, vegetarian fare, mainly because people don't quite understand how to season their veg', but Deepalis serves up healthy portions of feel-good food, without the
Even if you are a big meat eater, you will like it here. We all cleaned our plates, and needless to say, I didn't miss meat.