India was the first country to add spices to its cuisine, throwing in cumin for heat, coriander for complexity, and ginger as a refreshing alternative to Mary Ann. Embark on a tasteful tour with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $25 worth of Indian cuisine at Viceroy of India. This Groupon is valid at locations in Chicago and Lombard.
Viceroy of India invites taste buds to frolic in the piquant flavors of regional north- and south-Indian dishes in an elegant dining room suffused with rich wood paneling and tables ornamented with flower vases. Inaugurate the savory journey with a samosa appetizer ($4.50), which packs spiced potatoes and green peas into deep-fried patties, perfectly sized for eating by hand or storing under a hat. For the main course, the chicken tikka masala ($12.95) bathes tender chicken breast in a creamy, mildly spiced tomato and onion sauce, and vegetarian sag paneer ($10.95) combines cooked spinach and homemade cottage cheese in a spiced tomato-based sauce. Pair your meal with a selection of sippables ranging from Indian masala tea and traditional yogurt lassi to wine and Indian beers such as King Fisher.
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Viceroy of India
At Viceroy of India Restaurant, culinary craftsmen blend the piquant, regional flavors of northern and southern Indian cuisine with a slew of adroitly seasoned meat and vegetarian dishes. The menu reads like a who's who of Indian edibles, starring such favorites as chicken tikka masala, spicy lamb vindaloo, and assorted vegetarian curries that bathe fresh vegetables in mild or spicy sauces. Appetizing aromas emanate from the eatery's kitchen as leavened naan bread bakes in a traditional clay oven, and an extensive selection of wine, beer, and classic cocktails spill into eager vessels. Each table's presentation of flowers, cushioned wooden chairs, and glowing candles woos guests in search of a venue for a romantic evening, group banquet, or first foray into fire swallowing.