Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J.

The Garden State boasts the country’s most delicious South Asian strip.

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Chikoo (a sweet fruit) milk shake at Chowpatty. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Dabeli (spiced potatoes and pomegranate in pan-fried bread) at Chowpatty. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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The head cook at Chowpatty. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Making kebabs at Shalimar. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Minced seekh kebab at Shalimar. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Waitress at Shalimar. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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A cook at Shalimar. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Shalimar, a Pakistani-owned storefront is a carnivore’s respite on a vegetarian-dominated street. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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A figure of the Hindu goddess Saraswati in one of the many gift shops along Oak Tree Road. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Making jalebi (fried-dough spirals soaked in honey syrup) at Sukhadia’s Sweets. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Making jalebi (fried-dough spirals soaked in honey syrup) at Sukhadia’s Sweets. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Stop into Sukhadia’s for Gujarati snacks and sweets like khandvi (spiced yogurt and chickpea-flour rolls), jalebi (fried-dough spirals soaked in honey syrup), and dhokla (steamed lentil or chickpea-flour cakes). Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Enjoying jalebi at Sukhadia’s Sweets. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Jalebi with vark (silver leaf) at Sukhadia’s Sweets. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Namkeem (snack mixes) and maite (tea biscuits) on display at Sukhadia’s Sweets. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Khandvi (spiced yogurt and chickpea-flour rolls) at Sukhadia’s. See our recipe for Khandvi Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Wall decoration at Sukhadia’s. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Dhokla (steamed lentil or chickpea-flour cakes) at Sukhadia’s. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Paan (betel leaf chews) on display at a tobacco shop along Oak Tree Road. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Karela (bitter melon) for sale at Subzi Mandi. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Basmati rice for sale at Subzi Mandi. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Sweet treats at Sukhadia’s Sweets. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman
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Shopkeeper at Subzi Mandi. Back to Eat Street: Oak Tree Road, Iselin, N.J. » Todd Coleman