James and Agnes Kadavil, who formerly owned India House in Montrose and Passage to India in Mount Kisco, are now serving masala and biryani to the northern Rivertown communities.
Indian beer on tap, a $9.95 weekday buffet, and specials like coconut shrimp curry and kadai (Indian wok) stir-fries are some of the draws at this 46-seat restaurant.
Among the six vegan entrées is bhindi do pyara, or okra stewed with onions and tomatoes.
Biryani dishes, or basmati rice cooked with choice of different proteins or veggies, is a solid order. Pictured is lamb biryani.
Lasooni gobi, or batter-fried cauliflower tossed with garlic, ginger, tomatoes, and coriander, is a nosh sure to please even the most ardent veggie-hater.
Garlic naan is an essential accompaniment to dip in the various stews and gravies.
One of the best dishes at Raga is the hariyali kabab with boneless chicken marinated in yogurt, spinach, mint and coriander leaves, ginger, and garlic.
Goat-on-the-bone cooked in ginger, garlic, and curry leaves.
Kulfi, the “Indian ice cream,” is made with evaporated milk and sweetened condensed milk. Shown is pistachio kulfi.
Raga Indian Cuisine in Croton-on-Hudson
Cuisine: Northern Indian
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