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Menu for Taj India
2.95Dal Shorba/Tamater Ka ShorbaChoice of tangy tomato soup or light refreshing puree of lentils with fresh herbs and spices.
2.95Palak Ka ShorbaA classic spinach soup - light refreshing creamed fresh spinach leaves with herbs and spices.
3.50Mulligatawny SoupA delicately spiced chicken and rice soup.
3.95Vegetable PakoraFresh vegetables soaked in a batter of special roasted ground spices and yellow gram flour, deep fried to crisp perfection.
3.95Onion BhajiThinly sliced onions coated in spiced gram flour batter and deep fried.
3.95Palak Ki TikkiyaSpinach and potato patties spiced with fresh herbs and spices, served with medley of chutneys.
3.95Samosa ChatIndian roadside fare - crisp pancakes stuffed with mix vegetables served on the bed of spiced chick peas and topped with chutneys.
3.95Sev Betata PuriThe seaside attraction of Bombay - small biscuit like puris covered with cubed boiled potatoes, onions, cucumber and tomato topped with fine gram flour straws, mint and tamarind chutney.
3.95Gobi Pakora / Chili PakoraChoice of cauliflower florets or sliced jalapenos napped in spiced gram flour and crisp fried.
4.95Paneer PakoraHomemade cottage cheese slices, napped in spiced gram flour batter and crisp fried.
3.95Bhel PuriA mixture of rice puffs, gram flour straws, leavened flour sticks, with onions, cucumber and tomatoes, tossed with chutneys.
4.95Chicken PakoraA Panjabi specialty - chicken tenderloins coated in fresh ground spices and yellow gram flour batter fried to perfection. Served with chutneys
6.50Khass Shish KebabTender roles of succulent minced lamb, mildly spiced - coated with onions grilled over charcoal.
5.95Chicken 65Tender chicken morsels marinated in unique blend of crushed roasted spices and baked in the tandoor, tossed with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
6.95Shrimp PakoraTiger shrimps napped in gram flour batter with coriander, garlic and ginger and crisp fried
14.95Fish MalabarA specialty of Kerala. Cat fish nuggets cooked in coconut milk with curry leaves, mustard seeds, tamarind and fennel powder, medium.
14.50Shrimp SpinachShrimp cooked with delicately spiced creamed spinach. A delight for spinach lovers.
14.95Shrimp KormaShrimp cooked in a creamy saffron and coconut flavor cream sauce with nuts and raisins. Mild to medium.
14.50Shrimp Pepper MasalaShrimps stir fried with chopped onions, fresh herbs and spices in a sharp tangy sauce. Served medium to spicy.
14.50Chili ShrimpShrimp cooked with onions, sliced bell peppers and cabbage in a spiced tomato sauce. A real treat, great with naan.
14.95Goan Shrimp CurryA goan specialty - shrimp cooked in curry sauce made from coconut and freshly ground spices. Medium
Lamb Delicacies (Fragrant Lamb)
11.95Lamb RoganjoshLamb in a classic Kashmir style dish with tomatoes, yogurt and spices. Medium spiced.
12.95Lamb KormaLamb in moderately spiced coconut cream sauce with nuts and raisins. Fairly mild.
12.50Lamb BadamiLamb cooked in a ground almond, cashew nut and poppy seeds sauce mellowed with coconut, mild to medium spicy.
11.95Lamb SagwalaTender morsels of lamb simmered in a delicately spiced creamed spinach. A must for spinach lovers. Medium.
11.95Lamb JalferiziBoneless lamb marinated with ground spices and sauteed with tomatoes, onions, bell pepper and cabbage. Medium.
12.95Lamb Tikka MasalaBoneless pieces of marinated lamb tikka cooked in tandoor immersed in creamed coconut butter sauce. Medium spicy.
12.95Goat Meat CurryGoat meat on the bone cooked in a spiced rich masala. Medium
12.95Keema MatterMinced lamb blended with green peas, tomatoes fresh herbs and spices. A juicy delight served mild to medium
11.95Tandoori ChickenChicken leg pieces marinated in yogurt and spices roasted in clay oven.
15.95Tandoori Fish TikkaCubes of fish marinated in the traditional style and baked in the clay oven.
14.95Lamb TikkaBoneless lamb marinated in a blend of rich herbs and spices, char grilled.
11.95Chicken TikkaBoneless morsels of chicken marinated in yogurt and fresh ground spices, char grilled.
11.95Shish KebabMinced lamb with onions, herbs and spices roasted in tandoor.
14.95Tandoori ShrimpJumbo shrimp marinated in yogurt and red goan masala, cooked in the clay oven.
14.95Mixed GrillTandoori chicken, shish kebab, chicken tikka and lamb tikka.
11.95Paneer TikkaSeasoned chunks of homemade cottage cheese baked with bell peppers, cabbage and onions.
10.95Tandoori Shimla MirchFresh bell peppers stuffed with spiced grated vegetables roasted in clay oven
Exquiste Chicken Specialties
10.95Chicken MushroomBoneless chicken and baby mushrooms cooked in a blend of tomato and onion based sauce. Medium spicy.
11.50Chicken KormaChicken cooked in a moderately spiced cream sauce with nuts, raisins and saffron - fairly mild dish.
10.95Chicken DalchaSucculent chicken cooked in a moderately spiced yellow lentil sauce. Great over basmati pillav. Medium spicy.
11.50Chicken SagwalaTender pieces of chicken simmered in a delicately spiced creamed spinach. Served mild, medium or spicy.
10.95Butter ChickenFreshly cooked boneless chicken tikka breast from tandoor are simmered in a tomato based butter sauce.
11.50Chicken BadamiBoneless chicken cooked in a ground almond, cashew nut and poppy seeds sauce mellowed with coconut. Mild to medium.
10.95Kadhai ChickenTender pieces of chicken cooked in thick tomato based masala sauce and finished with kasoori methi
10.95Chicken MasaledarA real treat - tender pieces of chicken cooked with sliced onions, bell peppers in ginger, garlic, tomato masala.
11.50Chicken Tikka MasalaFreshly cooked, juicy pieces of the chicken tikka from the tandoor - immersed in a creamed coconut butter sauce
Delightful Vegetarian Dishes
9.50Navrattan KormaFresh seasonal mixed vegetables, nuts in a mild creamy sauce.
8.95Sag Paneer / Aloo Palak / Palak MakkiChoice of cheese, potatoes or baby corn with fresh creamed spinach.
8.95Bengen BharthaGrilled pureed eggplant cooked with onions, tomatoes and herbs.
8.95Vegetable DhansakMixed vegetables cooked in moderately spiced black lentil sauce.Great over basmati pillav.
9.50Kadhai PaneerCubes of homemade cheese cooked in thick tomato based masala sauce and finished with kasoori methi.
9.50Bhindi MasalaSliced baby okra sauteed with onions, tomatoes tossed in spices.
8.95Gobi Matter Masala/ Aloo GobiCauliflower florets cooked with potato or green peas fresh herbs and tossed with spices.
8.95Aloo BenganCubes of fresh eggplant and potatoes sauteed with onions and specially roasted spices.
9.50Hariyali Malai KoftaSoft mixed cheese and vegetable croquette simmered in a creamed coconut butter sauce.
7.95Chana MasalaGarbanzo beans in a special blend of fresh roasted spices.
7.95Dal Makhni / Tarka DalChoice of yellow or black lentils seasoned with fresh herbs.
8.95Aloo Mushroom Matter/ Matter PaneerChoice of mushrooms, potatoes and peas or cheese and peas in a semi – dry curry sauce. Medium
9.50Paneer MasaledarA real treat - cubes of homemade cheese cooked with sliced onions, bell peppers in a ginger, garlic, tomato masala.
8.95Mushroom KormaMushrooms in a mild spiced cream sauce with nuts, raisins.
9.50Chili Paneer / Chili SabziChoice of cheese or fresh vegetables cooked with peppers, crispy cabbage and sliced onions in a spicy tomato chili sauce. Medium spicy.
9.50Kesar Pista KormaBaby corn, carrots, potatoes, cauliflower, bell peppers and dry fruit cooked with yogurt, pistachios, flavored with saffron and cardamom. Fairly mild dish.
9.50Paneer Tikka MasalaChunks of cottage cheese cubes in coconut cream sauce.
8.95Punjabi Kadhi PakoraYogurt curry tempered with gram flour, spices and vegetable dumplings. Mild to medium
Vegetarian House Specialties
18.95Bombay ThaliBhel puri, kesar pista korma, bengan bhartha, mattar paneer, dal masala, basmati rice, tandoori naan bread, raita, gulab jamun.Options:
For two (32.95)
18.95Panjabi ThaliVegetable pakora, navrattan korma, sag paneer, dal makhni, chana masala, basmati rice, tandoori naan bread, raita, gulab jamun.Options:
For two (32.95)
19.95House Special ThaliChicken tikka, tandoori chicken, lamb tikka, chicken korma, lamb roganjosh, bengan bhartha, basmati rice, tandoori naan bread, raita and gulab jamun.Options:
For two (33.95)
19.95Chef Special ThaliTandoori chicken, shish kabab, chicken tikka, shrimp makhni, chicken tikka masala, sag paneer basmati rice, tandoori naan bread, raita and gulab jamunOptions:
For two (33.95)
Tempting Rice Dishes
9.95Vegetable BiryaniSaffron flavored basmati rice steamed with seasonal farm fresh vegetables in a curry sauce with nuts and raisins.
10.95Chicken BiryaniChicken in a curry sauce tossed with saffron flavored basmati rice, roasted nuts and raisins
12.95Lamb BiryaniLamb and saffron flavored basmati rice steamed in curry sauce raisins and roasted nuts.
13.95Shrimp BiryaniShrimp stir fried in a curry sauce and tossed with saffron flavored basmati rice, raisins and nuts
14.95Taj House BiryaniSaffron flavored basmati rice steamed with lamb, chicken, shrimp and curried vegetables, dried fruits and nuts.
2.95Fried Basmati PillavPlain white basmati rice with fried onions, mustard seeds and peas.
1.95White Basmati RicePlain white fluffy basmati rice with peas and spices
Hot & Spicy
10.95Chicken MadrasNot for the faint hearted. A very spicy chili hot chicken preparation from south India made with crushed red chilies and hot mustard seeds. A must for hot taste buds.
10.95Lamb / Chicken VindalooSome like it hot and spicy - choice of lamb or chicken cooked with cubed boiled potatoes, onions and a blend of hot spices garnished with jalapeno. Hot and spicy.
10.95Achari Gosht / ChickenA very aromatic and spicy dish made with crushed pickling spices.
13.95Kori Gasi ShrimpNot for the sensitive taste buds. A very spicy chili hot preparation from south india. Made from an extract of sun - dried red chilies. Spicy hot.
11.95Ghost KraraA spicy lamb native of Punjab - semi dry lamb curry with onions, tomatoes, cilantro and a special blend of spicy and hot fresh roasted ground spices. Spicy hot
Tasty Side Dishes
1.95Masala PapadumThin crispy lentil wafer - Indian version of crispy nachos.
1.95Achaar - Mixed Pickle
1.95DahiPlain live natural yogurt.
2.50RaitaLive natural yogurt with potatoes, cucumber, carrots and fresh mint.