December 7, 2022


Food loaded for bear

Fast casual Indian restaurant opens in Montford, Charlotte

You can customize your meal at IndiGrille, which offers a variety of options including rice bowls, burritos and kati rolls.

You can customise your food at IndiGrille, which presents a variety of choices such as rice bowls, burritos and kati rolls.


Fast casual cafe IndiGrille is now open up in ParkTown Village throughout from Park Highway Shopping Centre. The Indian restaurant is open up for lunch and supper 6 times a 7 days, supplying three normal choices — rice bowls, burritos and kati rolls (this street food stuff from Kolkata could be explained as a pleased medium concerning a taco and a wrap).

Diners can personalize their dishes, picking out from a range of curries, proteins, toppings and sauces. Tikka masala rice bowls, butter masala burritos and tandoori hen kati rolls are among the most common dishes. Mango yogurt smoothies are significant sellers, as well.

Proprietor Sid Maheshwari grew up 70 miles east of Charlotte in Rockingham, but visits his birthplace of New Delhi on a standard foundation.

“Food is a single of the most fascinating pieces of heading to Delhi,” Maheshwari explained to CharlotteFive. It’s this delicacies — particularly northern Indian foodstuff — that he is psyched to share with Charlotte.

Regular dishes and twists

Maheshwari is excited to supply a faster alternative for Charlotteans craving Indian fare — and he’s excited to place an exciting twist on some traditional dishes. Consider the naan, for example, protected in garlic butter, onion seeds and cilantro. Or the Indi-sauce that blends mayonnaise and vinegar with Indian spices, making a tangy and sweet style.

“My mother and dad both equally love cooking,” Maheshwari said. “I believe we’ll delight in this enterprise as a loved ones.”

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IndiGrille makes all its sauces in household from scratch. Courtesy of Sid Maheshwari

With Charlotte’s abundance of Indian grocery outlets, Maheshwari is ready to procure spices and staples with ease, and he usually takes prides in the cafe for creating all of its sauces and gravies in household. “At the stop of the day, we want to present excellent food stuff. It is important that we make our food stuff from scratch.”

Before long, diners will have a fourth alternative — flatbreads. “Indian meals doesn’t have substantially cheese other than paneer,” Maheshwari reported. “But we assume these will be a hit.” Flatbreads are naan-dependent, included with sauce and provolone and mozzarella cheeses, and topped with hen, lamb or paneer.

The menu might mature with time, but 1 month into the undertaking, Maheshwari is targeted on high-quality-tuning operations and obtaining the phrase out about a new fast relaxed possibility for Indian meals.

IndiGrille is at 1600 E. Woodlawn Street, #150. Courtesy of Sid Maheshwari

[RELATED: Juniper Grill is open in Ballantyne — just in time for patio season.]


Area: 1600 E Woodlawn Rd #150, Charlotte, NC 28209

Neighborhood: Montford


Cuisine: Indian

Hrs: Tuesday by means of Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Instagram: @indigrille

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