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Indian Diaspora in Oklahoma

Hindu Temples, Curry, Fashion & More

Oklahoma is home to a small but vibrant Indian community.

Desis from South Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka and North Indians from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Delhi have all settled in Oklahoma.

Picture Courtesy: Hindu Temple of Oklahoma City
Hindu Temple of Oklahoma City

Indians are to be found in the cities of Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Bethany in Oklahoma.

Like their counterparts elsewhere, desis in Oklahoma work as Project Management Consultants, Business Analysts, QA Testing, DB Administrators, Software Programmers, Immigration Attorneys, Personal Injury Lawyers, Doctors, Dentists, Motel and Restaurant staff and other retail businesses.

Several Indian students are pursuing courses at Oklahoma State University and University of Oklahoma.

Hindu Temples

To provide spiritual and religious support to the growing Indian community, Hindu temples and Gurdwaras have been established in Oklahoma.

Hindu Temple of Oklahoma City and Hindu Temple of Greater Tulsa are two major Hindu temples in Oklahoma.

Indian Restaurants

Oklahoma is also home to a variety of Indian restaurants serving North Indian dishes like Chicken Makhani, Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Tikka and South Indian favorites like Idly, Medhu Vada, Masala Dosa, Pongal, Dum Biryani and more.

Besides restaurants, Indians have established grocery stores, real estate agencies and immigration law firms, tax consultancy offices etc to cater to the needs of the growing Oklahoma Indian community.

Featuring Hindu temples, Indian restaurants, movie reviews, Indian travel agents, immigration attorneys, Indian associations and more, OKIndia.us is your best guidepost to the Indian experience in Oklahoma.