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What You'll Get
When Christopher Columbus discovered America, he thought he had discovered India, leading to chicken tikka masala's short-lived career as the country's national bird. Wave your fare flag with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of Indian fare and drinks at India House Restaurant in Hoffman Estates.
India House owner Jagmohan Jayara conceptualizes a menu of traditional Indian fare as elegant and inventive as his restaurant's luxurious interior. Perfect for stuffing bellies or last-minute holiday stockings, palak paneer ($11) presents spinach and homemade cheese curds cooked in fenugreek sauce. A kebab of chicken seekh lines up herbs, spices, and tandoor-roasted chicken ($15), and lamb vindaloo mixes its cuts of lamb with fresh-ground spices and chunks of potato. Jumbo tandoori shrimp ($21) fly from the traditional clay oven onto plates, eliminating the need to bring the food-grade football to dinner. In addition to savory eats, the kitchen also dispenses a cornucopia of sweet treats, including rich kulfi ice cream ($3), milk-and-flour-infused gulab jamun and traditional kheer pudding.
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The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jun 6, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Valid only at Hoffman Estates location. Not valid on 12/31/11. Cash only for balance over Groupon amount. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About India House
The epicurean alchemists at India House, winner of Chicago magazine's Best Indian Buffet designation, draw inspiration from many places: the cuisine of Bombay and Delhi, Indian street fare, and homestyle tandoori cooking. The menu's more than 250 items please vegetarian and meat-eating palates alike with curries and kebabs that use the flavors of fresh cilantro, chilies, and coconut. A reviewer for the Chicago Tribune praises the restaurant’s “incredibly tender tandoori chicken,” and Chicago magazine says the fiery "Hyderabadi-style mahi-mahi … is a must." Midday lunchers can dig into a buffet whose myriad options make it difficult to decide which delicious curries should be ladled over naan and rice.