If you're into cooking Indian/Bangladeshi/Pakistani dishes at home, this store has a full selection of ingredients for you. Taj stores is one of the nicer Bangladeshi markets in the area. They have a fantastic produce selection--much better than the local Tesco, and carry a variety of standard and exotic veg. They've also got halal meats. VISIT SITE
Sonali Supermarket is a Retailer and Distributor of fresh Bangladeshi fruits, vegetables, frozen fish, dry food and domestic goods. They also sell fresh halal duck, beef, chicken, mutton, murgi and also stock pigeon, deer, goat, batera etc.
Despite having a deceptively small storefront, once inside Madina Superstore turns out to be another Desi supermarket easily on a par with branches of Worldwide Foods or Manchester Superstore.
ASM Cash & Carry is a surprisingly large Indian grocery store in the style of Worldwide Foods in Rusholme, although ASM has the added attraction of a sari shop under the same roof! All the usual favourites are there, the dhals, rices, spices and speciality fruit & veg and fresh herbs. This place appears to be totally vegetarian,
Lebanon is one of a trio of Lebanese delicatessens on Kingsway, which offers to meet 'all of your Arabic household needs'. Their focus on the Lebanese/Arab niche also makes this a worthwhile destination for the serious foodie, both for the range of unique goods and also the strong. They stock saffron, za'atar, rosepetal jam, date syrup, dolmades, half a dozen choices of each of za'atar, tahini, dolmades, vine leaves, floral waters and more.
They stock a good selection of Middle Eastern groceries and products with a focus on Lebabese. Beirut, is a halal butcher and an importer, They also stock fresh produce.
They stock the usual range of Lebanese and Middle Eastern groceris and products. If you are local to Burnage, this is a good place to grab your fresh herbs which ethnic stores do so well - mint, flat parsley, coriander.
Khawaja Brothers Mini Market is a cut above your average Indo-Pakistani grocers, Whether you're concocting a katsu curry or just seeking out some seasonal salad, you can do no wrong by making a beeline for this little place because it's fresh, it changes with the seasons, it has more ethnic ingredients than you can possibly pile into your plastic bag, and perhaps given the first three the most appealing factor... it's almost obscenely inexpensive.
Probably one of the best Asian supermarkets in town. There is a maze of shelves and sections of dried foods, canned goods, fish/meat and specialist fresh vegetables/herbs such as agar-agar and lime leaves. You can get dried, frozen and fresh ingredients, the latter including Asian fruit and veg as well as live lobsters for the brave! They also have a small selection of utensils and cooking paraphernalia such as steamers and pans etc.
Matta's is an Indian grocery store which has successfully diversified into both regional world foods and also wholefoods. Afro-Caribbean, Chinese, Greek, Spanish, Indian, Italian, Japanese and Thai are all well catered for. There is a definite feel of confidence and genuine foodie enthusiasm in the buying and also in the customer service from at least some of the staff. VISIT SITE