Though India and Indiana are roughly the same word, their cuisine offerings are worlds apart. Find out the difference two letters make with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Indian cuisine at Hi Bombay.
Hi Bombay takes diners on a mouth-drenching culinary tour of exotic locales with its customary Indian décor and a menu of traditional North Indian dishes. Sample the chicken tikka masala, which bathes roasted chicken in a spicy, creamed tomato sauce ($11.95) or the spiced onion sauce and potatoes of the lamb vindaloo ($12.95) to cater to delicate tonsils and professional fire-eaters alike. The Bombay baji eschews meats entirely by simmering fried vegetables in cardamom, saffron, garlic, and a light cream sauce ($9.95). Instead of swimming the seas and swallowing mouthfuls of krill, patrons can scarf down the shrimp tandoori masala, which marinates fresh crustaceans in tandoori masala before cooking them in a creamy tomato sauce and serving them alongside lentil soup ($13.95). Diners can also prime palates with a vegetarian samosa ($2.95) or an order of keema naan, which conceals a core of lean, minced lamb mixed with herbs and spices within its doughy confines ($3.95).
Chefs at Hi Bombay have honed recipes for curry, vindaloo, and spicy masala over the course of 23 years, yielding a carefully spiced menu of Northern Indian classics and regional seafood specialties. Fresh-baked naan bread and whole-wheat roti sop up sauce from lamb and chicken dishes cooked in a clay-oven tandoor, and fish labadar from the Bay of Bengal simmers in a creamy tomato sauce. Hi Bombay also rents a 75-person banquet room for catered gatherings, and welcomes diners on major holidays such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, and the anniversary of Caddyshack II's DVD release.
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