APPETISERS

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

JAL PARI
Pan-Seared Scallops with textures of Parsnips, sundried Tomato chutney

KARARA KEKDA
Crispy soft-shell Crab, Jhal Muri Passion fruit chutney

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 & Amritsari Chicken Tikka

KHASTA MURG
Chicken Tikka Pie served with Spiced Prune Compote

BHATTI KA KHARGOSH
Grilled Rabbit marinated with Cumin & Coriander served with Spiced Cherry Chutney

INDIAN ESSENCE TANDOORI RATTAN
An assortment of our signature kebabs, Lime Scented King Prawns, Fennel Scented Lamb chops and Lehsuni Malai Tikka

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

DELHI KI PAPDI CHAAT
Crispy Wheat crisps, Potatoes, spiced Chickpeas with Mint and Tamarind chutney and yoghurt

TEXTURES OF BEETROOT
Spiced Beetroot Croquettes, Beetroot Murabba, Pickle & Peanut Butter Powder

MAIN DISHES

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

TANDOORI JHINGA
Tandoori Grilled King Prawns in Onion Seeds & Lemongrass Marinade

MALABAR SAMUDRI KHAZANA
Pan-Seared Jumbo Prawns, Grilled Sea bass, Scallops and Baby Squid served with Southern spiced Malabar Sauce

MEEN CHAPA PALUSU
Southern spiced Tandoori Monkfish, Sauteed Asparagus, Andhra style Tomato & Tamarind Sauce

MURG MAKHANI
Tandoori Corn-Fed Chicken Supreme in Creamed Tomato and Fenugreek Sauce

KORI GASSI
Southern Spiced Chicken cooked with Kokum and Mace

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, Lamb Samosa

LAMB NIHARI
Best cuts of Lamb leg cooked with fresh Turnips, Nihari sauce – A house speciality

STEAK TWO WAYS
Angus Fillet Steak served with Gunpowder spiced Masala Chips & Spicy Beef Chettinad Curry

SHAHI MALAI KOFTA
Spiced Vegetable & Kale Dumpling served with a tangy saffron and tomato sauce

TANDOORI LOBSTER TAWA MASALA
Tandoori Cornish Lobster tail, Lobster stir fried with a tangy Tomato-Onion Masala

KATCHE GOSHT KI BIRIYANI
Tender pieces of Lamb Biriyani served with Raita and sauce
*please ask for more Biryani options

ANOJHI SUBZI TAWA MASALA
A melange of garden-fresh vegetables with chef’s special homemade Masala – A house speciality

PANEER TIKKA BUTTER MASALA
Tandoori Paneer Tikka served with a tangy Tomato sauce and Fenugreek

(MORE VEGETARIAN OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)

VEGETABLES

CHATPATI ALOO GOBI MUTTAR
Spiced Cauliflower and Potato in a tangy Tomato-Onion masala

SAAG MAKAI
Creamed Spinach with Babycorn, tempered with Garlic

KALONJI BAINGAN MASALA
Spiced roasted Aubergine pulp 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
Potatoes cooked with toasted Cumin, dried red Chillies and masala

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

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 / 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

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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