With a menu catering to palates across the country, The Yellow Chilli in Siliguri offers its customers an absolute gastronomic delight. The very own venture of celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor, this casual dining bar-cum-restaurant has redefined pan Indian cuisine using the freshest of ingredients made in a state-of-the-art kitchen. This place boasts a classy décor, warm ambience and amazing wall art (paintings) depicting the very famous sites and scenes of Kolkata like Howrah Bridge, Kolkata tram ride, old hand-pulled rickshaws, etc.
You can start off with their signature Tomato Basil Shorba (Westernised desi tomato soup) and then dig your way through the main course. You must try out Puran Singh da Tariwala Murgh (chicken gravy as found in the dhabas on the famous Delhi-Ambala Road) that will leave you wanting for more. The Nalli Rogan Josh (lamb shanks in Kashmiri gravy) is a treat to the soul and goes well with Pyaaz Mirch Ki Roti (spicy onion roti). There are a plenty of options for vegans as they can try out dishes like - Shaam Savera (spinach koftas stuffed with cottage cheese and cooked in luscious tomato-butter gravy) and Lalla Mussa (the new age kali dal) – the dishes might look complicated while you go through the menu but they aren’t – just the classic Indian recipes with a contemporary twist. End your meal on a sweet note by ordering Gulab-e-Gulkand (gulab jamuns jazzed up with gulkand filling).