Vegetables are the antizombie, rising out of the ground to demand we devour their artichoke hearts and cauliflower brains. Hunt down some new green friends with today’s Groupon to Udupi Bhavan in Lowell. Choose from the following options:
- For $20, you get a three-course Indian dinner for two (up to a $43.25 total value).
- For $40, you get a three-course Indian dinner for four (up to an $86.50 total value).
- For $55, you get a three-course Indian dinner for six (up to a $129.75 total value).<p>
The dinner includes (per two people): * One appetizer (a $3.95–$7.25 value) * One order of bread (a $2.50–$3.50 value) * Two entrees (a $5–$14 value each) * One dessert (a $2.50–$4.50 value each)<p>
Fresh vegetables are a pantry staple at Udupi Bhavan, a southern Indian restaurant with meatless dishes and a number of northern Indian and Indochinese options. Chefs pair appetizers with tangy yogurt, sweet chutney, or herb-infused sauces to diversity the flavor portfolio of bites such as fried lentil donuts or potato-stuffed samosas. Breads, such as the cauliflower-stuffed whole-wheat gobi paratha, corral saucy morsels of entrees, including the paav bhaji’s spiced vegetables mashed with potatoes, onions, and garlic. Among curry options, shahi paneer includes house-made cubes of cheese cooked in tomatoes and herbs with fluffy basmati rice and a cooling raita. To seal the meal, diners can pick from seven sweets ranging from badam halwa—ground almond cooked in honey and butter—to vermicelli payasam—thin noodles cooked in milk and honey, then flecked with raisins and cashews.