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The pleasant, welcoming atmosphere accompanied by the colorful, stimulating décor creates the perfect backdrop for a made-from-scratch, authentic Indian meal. The menu is inspired by and stays true to the colorful flavors of both northern and southern India. The Bollywood popper, an Anaheim pepper stuffed with shrimp, is a favorite appetizer among loyal patrons. Located in the notoriously cosmopolitan Central West End, the newly renovated Rasoi provides an alternative to traditional dining, featuring a variety of eats, a lunch buffet for the frugal, and outside patio seating for 150. With such magnificent presentation and attention to detail and taste, this "Bollywood popper" is a perfect place to host an event or small gathering.
Gokul Indian Restaurant is a fully Kosher restaurant. They also cater to the vegetarian and vegan crowd. Every Monday, they have a vegan buffet dinner. You can choose from a variety of tasty appetizers. Their Vegetable Pakora is a mix of vegetables dipped in flour and deep fried, and their samosas contains spiced potatoes and peas inside of a pastry shell. When you get to the entrees, you will be overwhelmed by the options. You can try a light dish such as Idli Sambhar, which is steamed rice flour dumplings served with an Indian mixed vegetable soup and a side of coconut chutney. If you are extra hungry, you can try something heavier like the Vegetable Korma, a mix of veggies, with a pinch of cashews and raisins, cooked in a creamy tomato sauce and served with rice. No matter what, you'll have a tasty dish at a decent price.
Featuring a good selection of meat and vegetarian dishes, this is one of the few Indian restaurants in the St. Louis area. Curry-seasoned rice with lentils, peas and Indian cheeses are among the vegetarian favorites. Non-vegetarians should try the prawn shish-kebab, spicy jumbo shrimp cooked in a tandoor oven, a traditional clay oven that is used to prepare a variety of fish and meats. The meats are served with rice and an assortment of sauces. A good desert on offer is the mango-flavored ice cream. If you are less sure of what you want and would like to try out a variety of Indian foods, the lunch buffet is a good choice.