535 Yates St Suite 103, Victoria

Indian Cuisine for Two or Four at Saaz Restaurant & Lounge (40% Off)

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Signature Indian dishes like stuffed masala dosa, goat curry, coconut chicken, and vegetarian biryani set against historic brickwork

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27 ratings20 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
October 14, 2016
Excellent and highly recommended! Food was top notch - they had a lunch buffet with lots of choices for only $12.95, including Naan bread and dessert. Service was also excellent, and the decor is very pleasant.
3 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
October 13, 2016
Good food and good environment!
19 ratings5 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
October 1, 2016
Food is good and atmousphere is relaxed.
13 ratings8 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
September 26, 2016
Thanks for the good services. The Mezzanine is perfect for a group. the food was good.
4 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
September 24, 2016
It was delicious food with friendly service; such a shame there weren't more people in enjoying dinner.
8 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
September 24, 2016
Good food, slow service
4 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
September 19, 2016
We didn't care for the Veggi pakoras, but that could vie our taste, the rest of the meal was very good, the service was attentive, knowledgeable and friendly, and reasonable.
5 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 15, 2016
Naan bread showed up late food excellent
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  • C$15 for C$25 worth of Indian food for two or more
  • C$30 for C$50 worth of Indian food for four or more
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Curry: Flavor Without Borders

Learn how one style of dish came to contain such multitudes with Groupon’s guide to curry.

Great Britain has never been famed for its colorful cooking. Considering the confusion with which 17th-century British traders must have regarded South India’s proliferation of vividly complex, spicy stews, it’s no wonder that they lumped them all under a single term: curry. The term most likely derived from the Tamil word “kari,” or “sauce.” Because the coinage denotes a Western way of interpreting unfamiliar foods, it covers a very broad category of dishes from distinct cultures across the globe, rather than a specific recipe from a given tradition. The most common mix of spices present in Indian curries is known as garam masala—a mix of toasted and ground spices such as coriander, cumin, cardamom, cloves, turmeric, and nutmeg, which is often similar to the yellowish spice blend sold as curry powder. In India, the specific proportions and spices in garam masala vary from family to family and kitchen to kitchen—there is no codified recipe here, either.

Cultures around the world put their own signature on the template of ground spice blends used to flavor dishes that are, usually, served with rice or another sauce-absorbing starch. Jamaican curries are known for their searing heat and unique use of allspice; West African varieties often contrast their own spice with bits of fruit; and the Japanese version tends to be rather mild and sweet in comparison with many of its global cousins, centering on the flavor profile of imported British curry powder. And Thai and other Southeast Asian curries are marked by their use of a paste rather than a powder. Often using a traditional mortar and pestle, Thai cooks will grind dried and toasted spices with such ingredients as hot peppers, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, cilantro, and shrimp paste.

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table, no exceptions. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid on federal holidays. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only for dine-in; not valid for take-out. Only valid for a la carte menu, not valid for buffet or any other specials. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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