Indian Restaurants in Madison

$17 for $30 Worth of Indian Food — Krishna Indian Cuisine

Krishna Indian Cuisine

Nutley

From the merchant: Authentic indian traditional food

$30 $17

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Pakistani Fare for Groups of Two or Four at Zaika Barbeque & Grill (Up to 60% Off)

Zaika Barbeque & Grill

Edison

With all halal ingredients, chefs cook traditional, spiced-to-order Pakistani barbecue meats, vegetable curries, and tandoor-cooked dishes

$20 $9

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$18 for an All-You-Can-Eat Indian and Pakistani Buffet for Two at Shahnawaz Banquet ($33.98 Value)

Shahnawaz Banquet

Edison

Snack on a range of Indian and Pakistani dishes at the restaurant’s weekend lunch buffet

$33.98 $18

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$12 for $20 Worth of Indian Cuisine for Takeout or Indian Meal for Two or Four at Blue Lotus

Blue Lotus

Historic Downtown

Variety of Indian dishes, including biryanis from Hyderabad and chaats from Mumbai, plus Indo-Chinese dishes, including gobi Manchurian

$20 $12

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Regional Indian Food at Masala Kitchen Restaurant (Up to 60% Off). Two Options Available.

Masala Kitchen Restaurant

Masala Kitchen Restaurant

Chef slow cooks marinated lamb, chicken, and veggies in traditional tandoor oven for classic dishes such as palak paneer and lamb vindaloo

$30 $12

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Indian Food at Pooja Restaurant (Up to 52% Off). Four Options Available.

Pooja Restaurant

Somerset

More than 160 expertly spiced, traditional Indian dishes, including paneer masala, lamb rogan josh, and chicken dhingri

$19.90 $11

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$11 for $25 Worth of Indian Cuisine for Dine-In and Weekend Buffet at iSpice

iSpice

North Brunswick

Authentic dishes from North and South India, including chicken cooked with sorrel leaves and tandoori tasting platter

$25 $11

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$15 for $30 Worth of Indian Cuisine for Dinner at Guru Palace. Two Options Available.

Guru Palace

North Brunswick

Entrees such as vindaloo with Portuguese lamb and goat masala with onion and garlic

$30 $15

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Four-Course Indian Meal for Two or Four at Dhoom Indian Restaurant (Up to 54% Off)

Dhoom

Secaucus

The New York Times has praised the regional Indian cuisine at this Secaucus spot, which shares owners with Michelin-starred Tulsi

$107 $55

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Three-Course Indian Dinner for Two or Four at Indigo Indian Bistro (Up to 48% Off)

Indigo Indian Bistro

Midtown East

Traditional Indian dinner with options such as chicken pakoras, stuffed naan, rich lamb or veggie kormas, and authentic desserts

$43 $25

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Indian Dinner for Two or Four at Spice Cove (Up to 55% Off)

Spice Cove

New York

Marinated salmon cooked in curry sauce, red snapper infused with ginger spice and herbs, chicken tikka masala, and tandoori chicken

$63.75 $29

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The Best of Devi Menu for Two at Devi (Up to 46% Off). Two Options Available

Devi

Union Square

Three-course Indian meal for two, including appetizers, entrees with naan and basmati rice, and desserts

$120 $65

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According to staff at Pakwaan Indian Cuisine, the word pakwaan once referred to dishes that were served only to royalty. Today, it's used to describe dishes crafted from the finest ingredients for celebratory meals. Chefs keep this festive definition in mind as they bring together classic Indian ingredients, such as fenugreek, tomatoes, and coconut, to create a wide-ranging menu of traditional Indian and Indo-Chinese dishes. These include tandoor-baked meats, sizzling goat, lamb, and chickens curries, and plates of piping-hot samosas. The regal yet festive vibes extend to the décor, as well; in the dining room, round mirrors dot the walls and gilded ties hold back burgundy curtains from dipping themselves in the sauce.

794 US Highway 46
Parsippany,
NJ
US

The aroma of mint never fails to take Navjot Arora back to his childhood in Jalandhar, Punjab, when he'd spend mornings scouring his family garden for fresh mint leaves. Navjot would triumphantly bring his findings back to the kitchen, where he was allowed to grind the leaves with a pestle for the mint chutney—the most important condiment. He worked alongside his parents, marveling as they nimbly sliced tender goat meat, throwing it against the wall to test for doneness, and thoughtfully tasted spoonfuls of creamy curry from simmering pots.

Though Navjot would go on to study under master Indian chefs at the prestigious Taj Group of Hotels and work for top restaurants in New York, he never forgot the culinary lessons he learned in his family's kitchen. At Chutney Masala, he still hand grinds fresh herbs and spices to bring out their intricate flavors, adding them to sauces lauded by reporters from the New York Times as "superbly complex." The expert chef then folds free-range meat, wild seafood, and local produce into a variety of contemporary and traditional Indian dishes, from spicy lamb curries to fragrant biryani rice.

Navjot's dining room is nearly as intriguing as the flavors in his dishes, with brick walls speckled with photographs from India's mid-19th century Raj era and rustic antique accents. A mounted deer head overlooks the rows of wooden tabletops and cushy green booths, sometimes sneezing when a waft of cumin floats to his nostrils.

4 W Main St
Irvington,
NY
US

Aashirwad Palace & Martini Lounge’s gastronomic alchemists transmute the recipes and ingredients of subcontinental cooking to timelessly flavorful Indian dishes. Culinary adventures begin with bites from one of more than 20 appetizers such as the the chicken pakora’s spicy garlic-laced fritters or the Paneer Tika Sizzler’s homemade cheese-and-tandoori masala marinade. Entrees run the gamut of mealtime matter, ranging from vegetarian chana masala to spinach-packed lamb saag. A mild yogurt sauce and fresh coriander envelop the boneless-chicken korma, while the shrimp baigan's baked eggplant sizzles in a blend of herbs, spices, and fire-breathing shellfish. A dried-fruit garnish tops the navaratan korma, buttressed by mixed vegetables in a rich sauce made from members of the leafiest food groups. Grapes get tipsy in two glasses of wine, which quench throats and ably complements dishes.

169 S Salem St
Randolph,
NJ
US

Hand-woven Persian carpets drape from the ceilings at Khyber Grill above guests enjoying meals set to a soundtrack of Indian instruments. Hand-hammered utensils and custom-cut plates cover the rustic tables to recreate the atmosphere of a traditional Indian outpost. Like the decor, the menu, created by Akshy Jhanjee and Dipam Patel, takes special care to recreate the feel and traditions of India, earning the restaurant the Critics' Pick for Indian cuisine in New Jersey Monthly's Jersey Choice Awards. Regional dishes from the North and West range from wok-sautéed shrimp to Punjabi-style mustard greens to lamb rogen josh cooked with onion, tomatoes, yogurt, and a special blend of spices. The master chefs prepare their spices from scratch each morning to make sure the dishes are as fresh as possible and that the spices don't turn sour.

684 Oak Tree Ave
South Plainfield,
NJ
US

As the major riverine port of a nation that's home to more than a billion people, Calcutta hardly lacks for culture. The city's cuisine—a multicultural mishmash of Indian, British, Jewish, Chinese, and other culinary traditions—is but one example of its stunning diversity. A Calcutta Affair's menu captures this diversity in dishes such as the fish fry and the Calcutta Chow, the latter a mixture of noodles, veggies, and meat that's reminiscent of stir-fry.

Despite the competing influences, Indian traditions still hold the greatest weight in the Calcuttan kitchen. This explains why many of A Calcutta Affair's dishes are prepared with Bengali flavors such as five-spice (a mixture of cumin, fennel, fenugreek, kalonji, and mustard seed) and freshly ground mustard paste. The tandoori dishes are billed as the restaurant's specialties, and one taste of the chicken marinated in sour cream and spices will tell you why. An exotic selection of beverages includes mango lassi and litchi juice with rosewater, though guests can also bring their own beers, wines, and nonalcoholic bathtub gin.

53 Mountain Blvd
Warren,
NJ
US

Against walls of pure white and an ornate carpet laced with swirling embroidered flora, statuettes of horses rear up over steaming trays, hinting at unbridled fistfuls of spices. From the kitchen emerge golden knots of samosas alongside korma dishes and halal meats, and Punjabi and Mughlai influences gleam through in some concoctions. When the buffet is in action, more than 60 items fill the gleaming banquet table, which billows hot steam that foretells of fresh-from-the-oven tandoori dishes and goat biryani. A chandelier illuminates the perimeter of Shahnawaz Palace's banquet space, which staff configures for a variety of events, whether it is the large head table for a joyful wedding or the heaps of folding chairs for a wedding between professional wrestlers.

159 Jackson Ave
Edison,
NJ
US