$19.99 for $40 Worth of Indian Cuisine During Summer Festival at Amaya The Indian Room

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Prawns in coconut-milk curry, short ribs braised in kashmiri chili, delicately spiced tandoori eggplant, and other upscale Indian dishes

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Expires 150 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Phone reservation required. Dine-in only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Indian food gives you the chance to taste eclectic spices such as cumin and coriander, whereas Western food only gives you the chance to taste a whole lot of mayonnaise. Mix it up with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $19.99 for $40 worth of Indian food and drinks
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Amaya The Indian Room

Although its dishes hail from India, Amaya The Indian Room’s food reflects its North American setting. Crafted from fresh local produce, the dishes are delicately spiced to accommodate a Western palate, rather than eye-wateringly hot. According to the eatery’s profile in the Globe and Mail, the restaurant's founders likewise opted for Western decor, outfitting their dining room with wood panelling and photographs, rather than the temple-inspired decor that they viewed as stereotypical.

The upscale food, however, hews to the subcontinent’s culinary traditions. Diners can feast on lentils cooked for 12 hours in buttery tomato sauce, short ribs braised in kashmiri chili, and prawns bathed in coconut-milk curry. The wine-marinated lamb lollipops, meanwhile, are easier to eat than the original Indian lollipop, a tandoori oven on a stick. For an alternative to these à la carte items, the tasting menu lets patrons sample small portions of multiple dishes. The expansive wine list, meanwhile, pairs seamlessly with meals and offers a subversive touch—Indian food is typically served with beer.

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