Bikanervala: Watch planes take off and land while you dine

Serving delicious North Indian vegetarian cuisine since 1950!

One of the best things you can do over at Changi Airport is to watch planes take off and land while you are having your meal. And there’s no better place to do so than when you’re at Bikanervala.

Bikanervala was founded in 1950 in Delhi, India. They’re famous for their North Indian, South Indian, and Indo-Chinese vegetarian cuisines. You can find them in India, UAE, New Zealand, and Nepal, apart from Singapore.

Just seeing how the yoghurt flows out of the Raj Kachori is a sight to behold!

There are many delicious dishes that can be up for recommendations here in Bikanervala, but we would first like to introduce you to the Raj Kachori (S$9.50). The Raj Kachori is basically this large crispy sphere stuffed with potato, black gram sprout, and various condiments like tamarind sauce and mint sauce. It also overflows with yoghurt and sprinkled with chaat masala spice. Just watching the yoghurt slowly overflow out of the sphere is a sight to behold.

The paneer tikka consists of fresh cottage cheese grilled in a tandoor oven.

There are a variety of tandoori meals that are noteworthy orders when you visit Bikanervala. One of the dishes we think you should try is the paneer tikka (S$12.50). The paneer tikka consists of fresh cottage cheese marinated in fresh cream, spices, and grilled in a clay tandoor oven. The cheese is of a bouncy consistency, and tastes great!

The tandoori platter is a great option for those looking for a variety of tandoori to feast on

For those looking for a greater variety of tandoori, go for the tandoori platter (S$16.50). This platter has stuffed tandoori potato, vegetarian sheikh kebab and roasted vegetables all cooked in the tandoor oven on top of a morsel of paneer tikka. The dish is also served with dal and naan bread.

The Bikanervala Thali is a recommendation if you’re looking for something that gives you a full stomach.

If you’re looking for a full-fledged meal, we would recommend you try the Bikanervala Thali (S$18.50). This food platter is served with vegetarian biryani rice, along with chana masala(A dish containing a variety of chickpeas.), dal makhani (A creamy dish of black lentil, red kidney beans, butter, and cream.), paneer tikka, papad (An Indian cracker), and a some pickles. The whole platter sounds really filling, and it really is. It’s also definitely worth the price point.

Apart from the delicious food that you can dine in, you can also get different sweets and snacks just adjacent to the restaurant. From murukkus to sweet almond nuts, you can buy these snacks to add on to the joys of watching planes take off and land.

Bikanervala is a great place to dine in the leisure of watching planes with your loved ones.

You can find Bikanervala in Singapore at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3, Level 4, Landside, before immigration.

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