Port Elizabeth
Raasoie (041 581 0333): Test your heat capabilities with the Vindaloo.

Royal Delhi (041 373 8216): Try the deboned lamb.

Durban
Little India (031 201 1121): Try the Palak Paneer.

Little Gujarat (031 305 3148): Only vegetarian food, give the samoosas and pakoras a try.

The Britannia Hotel (031 303 2266): Try the bunny chow.

Dixies Halaal Takeaway, Westville (031 266 1434): Go for the delicious and super-cheap roti.

Indian Summer, Sunningdale (031 562 1234): The Dingri Dolma is first prize.

Jaipur Palace (031 563 0287): Famous for their Rogan Gosht if you are partial to a bit lamb.

Johannesburg
Bismillah, Fordsburg (011 838 6429): Chicken Korma

Ghazal North Indian Restaurant, Peter Place, Bryanston (011 706 9826): Lamb Dal Ghost

Spiceburg, Greenside (011 486 2255): Biryani

World of Samoosas, Oriental Plaza (011 833 1139)

Cape Town

Curry Quest, Mowbray (021 686 3157): Excellent bunny chow.

Chandani, Woodstock (021 447 7887): Try their Kadai Gosht and Dhal Maharaja.

Kebab Mahal (021 434 0008): For their Kasturi Chicken Dehlvi.

Bukhara (021 424 000): For their Chicken Kastoori.

Maharaj (021 424 6607): Try the fish curry.