(773) 966-1211(773) 966-1211
4601 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
two deep-fried crispy stuffed pastries with potatoes and green peas.
(gf). vegetables of the day dipped in a lentil batter and deep-fried until crisp and golden.
(gf). from the tandoori oven. platter includes chicken malai kabab, murg tikka, shrimp and seekh kabab.
(gf). homemade batter fried cottage cheese fritters.
(gf). papadum topped with onion, cilantro, tomato, spices and masala.
two deep-fried crispy stuffed pastries with fresh minced lamb.
deep-fried shrimp marinated in vinegar and lemon juice, with garlic, ginger, sesame seed, black pepper and corn flour.
(gf). two deep-fried patties made with seasoned vegetables.
(gf). papadum topped with onions, cilantro, tomato, spices and masala.
(vg, gf). homemade spinach simmered in indian spices, tomatoes and chick peas.
(gf, ni). fresh cottage cheese and potato, dried fruit and indian spices in a tomato cream sauce.
(gf). spinach and homemade cottage cheese simmered in spices.
(gf). combination of peas and cheese cooked with a rich creamy sauce.
(gf). homemade cottage cheese with yellow, red and green bell peppers, onion, tomato and indian spices.
(vg). mild curry sauce cooked with fresh okra, tomatoes and onion.
(ni). potatoes, carrots, green peas, green beans and cottage cheese in a curry sauce.
(vg). chickpeas cooked in a curry sauce with onions, tomatoes and indian spices.
sliced mushrooms and peas sautéed in a creamy curry sauce.
(vg). gluten free. mild curry with curry leaf, coconut, mustard seeds, onions and tomatoes.
(gf). cubes of fresh cottage cheese in a rich cashew, tomato and cream gravy.
spinach and potatoes simmered in spices.
(vg). potatoes, onion and tomato mixed with indian spices.
(vg). smoked puréed eggplant cooked with herbs and ginger.
(vg). cauliflower and potatoes cooked with herbs and ginger.
combination of peas and potatoes cooked with tomatoes, onion, cumin and a touch of ginger.
black lentils cooked in a curry sauce.
* (vg). yellow lentils sautéed with onion, garlic, ginger, tomato, indian spices and whole red chilies.
tandoori chicken simmered in tomato sauce, butter and spices.
(ni). chicken, nuts and spices prepared in a mild creamy curry.
skewered boneless marinated chicken cooked with indian spices and herbs in a cream sauce.
* marinated chicken and potatoes with fresh herbs, vinegar and spices.
boneless chicken and spinach cooked in a gravy sauce.
boneless chicken marinated with herbs and spices in a curry sauce.
masala chicken tossed with bell peppers, tomatoes, onion and fresh garlic.
tender pieces of chicken cooked with ground spices such as cumin, rye, fennel and fenugreek.
* chicken in a masala sauce with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and green chilies.
chicken curry south indian-style marinated chicken in yogurt, tomato, garlic, coriander, cumin and curry leaves.
cubes of lamb cooked in a sweet saffron sauce combined with finely ground raisins and almonds.
lamb marinated in yogurt then cooked in a cream sauce.
tender pieces of lamb cooked with ground spices such as cumin, rye, fennel and fenugreek.
* lamb curry cooked in a coconut sauce.
lamb and fresh spinach leaves cooked in a combination of ginger, garlic and garam masala.
lamb marinated in a spiced yogurt with an onion and tomato gravy.
* marinated lamb and potatoes with fresh herbs, vinegar and spices.
* catfish cooked in a spicy coconut curry sauce.
catfish cooked in olive oil spiced with cumin, onion, tomato, yogurt and green cardamom.
shrimp cooked with onions, ginger and indian spices.
shrimp cooked with a touch of indian spice, onions, tomatoes, red wine vinegar and coconut milk.
boneless catfish, cumin and other indian spices in a yogurt curry sauce.
* marinated shrimp and potatoes with fresh herbs, vinegar and spices.
spinach simmered with onions, cumin, tomatoes and shrimp.
jumbo shrimp marinated in caraway seeds and a flavored yogurt, blended with indian spices.
catfish flavored with tamarind, then cooked in the tandoor oven.
lettuce, cucumbers, carrot, onion and tandoori chicken with an indian dressing that includes mango chutney, vinegar and a touch of indian spice.
skewered boneless chicken marinated in yogurt with herbs and spices, then barbecued in the clay oven.
tender rolls of minced lamb, mixed with herbs and spices, cooked in the tandoor oven.
skinless chicken marinated in spices and yogurt, then barbecued in the clay oven.
(cs). skewered boneless chicken marinated in vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, egg white, corn flour and cream cheese with a sprinkle of lemon juice, green chili and cilantro.
lamb chops marinated in yogurt and spices, then barbecued in the tandoor oven.
traditional indian rice dish made with vegetables, herbs and your choice of protein.
traditional indian rice dish made with vegetables and herbs.
fried rice cooked with peas.
basmati rice cooked with saffron threads, cardamom and cloves.
(ni). saffron flavored basmati rice with dried fruits and nuts.
long grain steamed basmati rice.
leavened bread made in the tandoor.
naan topped with garlic.
naan topped with cherries, pistachios and coconut.
flour bread stuffed with homemade cottage cheese.
whole wheat dough, twisted and lightly brushed with butter and cooked in the tandoor.
paratha stuffed with potatoes.
two puffy deep-fried breads.
naan with butter.
naan stuffed with ground lamb.
four bread stuffed with onions.
paratha layered with fresh mint.
1 peshwari naan, 1 garlic naan, 1 onion kulcha and 1 pudina paratha.
flat bread cooked in the clay oven.
plain yogurt mixed with cucumber, herbs and spices.
sweet pickled made from mangoes.
individual lettuce salad with tomato, onion, carrot and cucumber, garnished with lemon wedges, green chili and cilantro.
golden fried dumpling of milk pastry, soaked in a sweet syrup.
flat cottage cheese dumpling poached in milk and garnished with pistachios.
indian version of rice pudding made with basmati rice, sugar and nuts.
cooked grated carrots combined with sugar, milk, butter, cashews and raisins.
indian style ice cream.
pistachio or mango
chef`s specialty. mango, pistachio and rose flavored ice cream layered with indian soft noodles and tukmari (similar to tapioca) then topped with a touch of rose syrup.
homemade yogurt shake.
sweet or salted
homemade mango yogurt shake.
indian style tea boiled with water, milk and herbs.
coke, diet coke & sprite
regular tear or masala tea
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