APPETISERS

MAKALI FRY
Crisp-Fried Squid Ring with Chillies and Lime Dressing

JAL PARI
Sesame Madras Curry Scallops with Caramelised Apple, Pumpkin Seed Podi

KARARA KEKDA
Crispy Soft-Shell Crab, Puffed Quinoa Bhel, Sweet and Sour Kokum Dressing

GILAFI LAMB SEEKH KEBAB
Fine spiced minced Lamb coated with Peppers & Onions skewered in the Tandoor

MURG TIRANGA
Trio of Chicken – Lehsuni Malai Tikka, Hariyalli Chicken Tikka, Crispy Chicken salad

KHARGOSH GUNTUR MASALA
Grilled Rabbit, Andhra Spices, Pickled Baby Carrots, Burrani Raita

INDIAN ESSENCE TANDOORI RATTAN
An assortment of our signature kebabs, Lime Scented King Prawns, Lamb Seekh Kebab, Lehsuni Malai Tikka

TANDOORI PANEER KA SOOLA
Tandoori Paneer Tikka skewered with Red Onions, Peppers

ALOO PALAK PATTA CHAAT
Crispy Spinach, Baby Potatoes with Mint and Tamarind Chutney& Yoghurt

TEXTURES OF YOGHURT AND BEETROOT
Yoghurt Kebab and Beetroot Croquettes, Murabba, Dehydrated Beetroot

MAIN DISHES

KEBAB PLATTER
A Selection of Kebabs – Lime Scented King Prawns, Lamb Chop, Seabass and Harivalli Chicken Tikka served with Baby Leaf Salad

TANDOORI JHINGA
Tandoori Grilled King Prawns in Garlic and Lemongrass Marinade

SAMUDRI KHAZANA DO PYAAZA
Pan-Seared Langoustine, Grilled Seabream, Squid and Mussels, Ramiro Peppers and Spring Onions

MEEN MALABAR
Southern Spiced Tandoori Monkfish, Grilled Pak Choi, Coconut & Tamarind Sauce

KORI GASSI
Southern Spiced Chicken cooked with Kokum and Mace

TANDOORI MURG
Chargrilled Poussin with Mace & Cinnamon Marinade served with Makhni Sauce

RAILWAY LAMB CURRY
Anglo – Indian Lamb Rump Curry with Pumpkin Mash, Lamb Samosa

LAMB NIHARI
Best cuts of Lamb leg cooked with fresh Turnips, Nihari sauce

STEAK TWO WAYS
Angus Fillet Steak, Spiced Masala Chips and Spicy Beef Chettinad Curry

SHAHI MALAI KOFTA
Spiced Vegetable and Kale Dumpling served with a tangy Saffron & Tomato sauce

TANDOORI LOBSTER TAWA MASALA
Tandoori Cornish Lobster tail, Lobster stir fried, Tangy Tomato-Onion Masala

ADRAKI BHUNA GOSHT
Best cut of Goat Legs cooked with Fresh Tomato, Onion Masala tinges with Fresh Ginger

TANDOORI TOFU AND BROCCOLI
Chargrilled Tofu and Broccoli, Pepper and Tomato Gravy

(MORE VEGETARIAN OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)

VEGETABLES

CHATPATI GOBI MUTTAR
Spiced Cauliflower and Green Peas in a tangy Tomato-Onion masala

SAAG MAKAI
Creamed Spinach with Corn, tempered with Garlic

KALONJI BAINGAN MASALA
Spiced roasted Baby Aubergine cooked with Tomato, Onion masala

DHINGRI MUTTAR
Button Mushrooms with Garden Fresh Green Peas

BHINDI HARA PYAAZ
Okra stir-fried with spring Onions, Mango powder & Onion seeds

JEERA ALOO
Baby Potatoes cooked with dry Pomegranate

DAAL
Yellow or black lentil – speciality of the house

GREEN CHILLI PAKODA
Stuffed Jalapeno, deep-fried with spiced Gram flour batter

RICE & BREAD

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

LEMON RICE
South Indian rice, tempered with Lemon, Split Grams, Curry leaf, Mustard seeds

KATCHE GOSHT KI BIRIYANI
Tender pieces of Lamb Biriyani served with Raita and sauce

*please ask for more Biryani options

TANDOORI ROTI / NAAN
Wholemeal bread / plain bread

PUDINA PARATHA / AMRITSARI KULCHA / PESHWARI NAAN / MUSHROOM AND TRUFFLE OIL NAAN

SPECIAL BREADS

Keema naan
Naan, stuffed with spicy ground Lamb

 

BREAD BASKET
A selection of Garlic naan, Pudina paratha and Peshwari naan

POMEGRANATE RAITA OR SADA DAHI
Yoghurt: Plain or with Cucumber & Pomegranate

PUNJABI SALAD
Onion & Chilli Salad with Toasted Cumin & Lemon Dressing

PAPAD
Plain Poppadum, served with Three Home Made Chutneys

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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