April 08, 2022

Basil India Serves Masterfully-Executed Indian, Indo-Chinese and Thai Fare [PHOTOS]

Some of the best dishes in St. Louis can be found at Basil India where Chef Madan Chhetri is a wizard in the kitchen.

Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "Basil India Serves Some of the Best Dishes in St. Louis"
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Chicken tikka masala made up of chicken simmered in a rich flavorful Indian sauce.
Mabel Suen
Chicken tikka masala made up of chicken simmered in a rich flavorful Indian sauce.
Nasi goreng, or Indonesian-style fried rice with shrimp, tofu, green onions, fried egg and pickled veggies.
Mabel Suen
Nasi goreng, or Indonesian-style fried rice with shrimp, tofu, green onions, fried egg and pickled veggies.
Flash fried corn cake served with house dipping sauce.
Mabel Suen
Flash fried corn cake served with house dipping sauce.
Crispy noodle salad with fried crunchy noodles tossed with veggies, peppers and onions, mixed with tangy sauce.
Mabel Suen
Crispy noodle salad with fried crunchy noodles tossed with veggies, peppers and onions, mixed with tangy sauce.
Thai green curry flavored with coconut milk and sweet basil.
Mabel Suen
Thai green curry flavored with coconut milk and sweet basil.
Tangra-style chili paneer, a classic Indo-Chinese dish with paneer tossed in a spicy, sweet and savory sauce.
Mabel Suen
Tangra-style chili paneer, a classic Indo-Chinese dish with paneer tossed in a spicy, sweet and savory sauce.
A selection of items from Basil India: crispy noodle salad, chicken tikka masala, flash fried corn cake, nasi goreng, Thai green curry, Tangra-style chili paneer and mango lassi.
Mabel Suen
A selection of items from Basil India: crispy noodle salad, chicken tikka masala, flash fried corn cake, nasi goreng, Thai green curry, Tangra-style chili paneer and mango lassi.
Chef Madan Chhetri in the kitchen.
Mabel Suen
Chef Madan Chhetri in the kitchen.
Chef Madan Chhetri.
Mabel Suen
Chef Madan Chhetri.
The dining area.
Mabel Suen
The dining area.