APPETISERS

MAKALI FRY
Crisp fried squid ring with chillies and lime dressing

JAL PARI
Pan-seared scallops with cauliflower puree, sautéed choy sum and samphire

GILAFI LAMB SEEKH KEBAB
Fine spiced minced lamb coated with peppers & onions skewered in the tandoor

KARARI MACCHLI 
Crisp-fried gun powder spiced haddock with vermicelli and smoked tomato ketchup

MURG TIRANGA
Trio of chicken – lehsuni malai tikka, pickle-infused chicken tikka and crispy chicken salad

KHASTA MURG
Chicken tikka pie, served with spiced prune compote

BHATTI KA KHARGOSH
Grilled rabbit, marinated with cumin and coriander, served with cherry chutney

INDIAN ESSENCE TANDOORI RATTAN
An assortment of our signature kebabs – lime scented king prawns, fennel scented lamb chops and lesuni malai tikka

TANDOORI SUBZIYAN
A Melange of Chargrilled Vegetables, cooked in the Tandoor and served with Mint Sauce

TEXTURES OF BEETROOT
Spiced beetroot croquettes, beetroot murabba, pickle and peanut butter powder

MAIN DISHES

TANDOORI JHINGA
Tandoor grilled king prawns in garlic and lemongrass marinade

SAMUDRI KHAZANA
Pan-seared jumbo prawns, grilled sea bass, scallops and baby squid, served with Atuls signature manga charu sauce

TANDOORI MONKFISH
Cornish monkfish marinated in mustard dill leaves, served with spiced broccolini, mustard and coconut sauce

MURG MAKHANI
Tandoori corn-fed chicken tikka in creamed tomato and fenugreek sauce

KOZHI MELAGU
Southern chicken curry cooked with assorted ground peppers, onions, and curry leaves

TANDOORI MURG
Chargrilled corn-fed chicken with mace & cinnamon marinade, served with makhni sauce

RAILWAY LAMB CURRY
Anglo Indian lamb rump curry with masala roast potatoes and lamb samosa

CHANGEZI CHAMPEN
Fennel scented roast lamb chops, served with wild rocket salad

KOSHA MANGSHO
Best cuts of lamb leg cooked in an aromatic tangy onion masala – a Bengali delicacy

VENISON SAAB DEG
Pan-fried venison saddle, croquette, baby turnips served with chocolate bone marrow jus

GOLMIRCH GOSHT
Diced goat legs cooked with fresh peppercorns, curry leaves – a coastal delicacy

SHAHI MALAI KOFTA
Spiced vegetable and kale dumpling, served with a tangy saffron and tomato sauce

ATUL’S SUBZ PLATTER
Trio of vegetable- paneer makhan wala, baingan pepper fry and shahi kofta – speciality of the house

TRADITIONAL FAVOURITES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

VEGETABLES

PANEER MAKHAN WALA
Cottage cheese, cooked in a creamy tomato and fenugreek sauce

DHINGRI MUTTAR
Button mushrooms tossed with garden fresh green peas

CABBAGE ALOO THORAN
Spiced cabbage and potatoes tossed with curry leaves, coconut and mustard seeds

SAAG MAKAI
Creamed spinach with baby-corn, tempered with garlic

BAINGAN PEPPER FRY
Spiced roasted aubergine cooked with dakshin spices

BHINDI HARA PYAAZ
Okra stir-fried with a spring onions, mango powder and onion seeds

DAAL
Yellow or black lentil – speciality of the house

GREEN CHILLI PAKODA
Stuffed jalapeno, deep fried with spiced gram flour batter

SUKHE ALOO
Potatoes cooked with dried red chillies, toor dal, curry leaves and mustard seeds

RICE & BREAD

SADE CHAWAL / JEERA PULAO
Steamed basmati rice / saffron and cumin braised rice

PULIHORA RICE
South Indian rice tempered with split grams, curry leaf and mustard seeds

KATCHE GOSHT KI BIRIYANI
Tender pieces of lamb biryani served with raita and sauce, please ask for more biryani options

TANDOORI ROTI / NAAN
Wholemeal bread / plain bread

PUDINA PARATHA / MASALA KULCHA / PESHWARI NAAN / SUNDRIED TOMATOES AND OLIVES NAAN

Special Breads

KEEMA NAAN
Naan stuffed with spicy ground lamb

BREAD BASKET
A selection of garlic naan, pudina paratha and peshwari naan

ACCOMPANIMENTS

POMEGRANATE RAITA OR SADA DAHI
Yoghurt: plain or with cucumber and pomegranate

PUNJABI SALAD
Onion and chilli salad with toasted cumin and lemon dressing

PAPAD
Plain poppadums served with three home made chutneys

12.5% Discretionary service charge will be added to your bill. Some food may contain traces of nuts. Should you have any food allergy please mention it to the waiting staff.

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