Taj Mahal, New Authentic Indian Food in Rio de Janeiro

Unlike almost all ethnic cuisine in Rio, the kitchen at the Taj Mahal restaurant is filled out by those that have the flavors in their blood.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While there are plenty of high-end steak houses and even Italian and French-inspired eateries in Rio de Janeiro, the city has been lacking an authentic Indian restaurant, until the Taj Mahal opened in Lagoa last January.

The venture was launched by Riju Konwar, who was born in India but brought up in the U.S., and Ângela Konwar, from Portugal and Brazil. The kitchen is lead by executive chef, Neeraj Singh, who was born in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand in a small town of Tehri Garhwa.

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