(202) 518-5892   2433 18th Street NW
    Washington DC 20009
  Sunday-Thursday: 5pm-10pm
  Friday-Saturday: 5pm-10:30pm

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Appetizers

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
VEGETABLE SAMOSA (1 PC)Fried triangular-shaped crispy turnovers filled with potatoes and peas$3.00
SPINACH SAMOSA (1 PC)Fried triangular-shaped crispy turnovers filled with freshly seasoned spinach$3.00
BHEL PURIA snack with iconic status in Western India, Bhel Puri is low-fat, nutritious, and delicious street food. Puffed rice, chopped onions, and cilantro tempered with trio sauces$6.00
PAPARI CHATFried flour crisps, potatoes, chickpea, yogurt, cilantro, and tamarind chutney$6.00
VEGETABLE BHAJIACut onions, seasonal vegetables, and spinach in chickpea flour deep fried with fresh herbs$6.00
CHICKEN WINGSSpicy broiled wings cooked in clay oven$8.00
VEGETABLE PLATTERAn assortment of vegetable samosa, spinach samosa, and vegetable Bhajia$9.00

Soups & Salads

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
DAL SOUPLentil soup flavored with mild house spices$4.50
MULLIGATAWNY SOUPTraditional lentil soup with a touch of chicken broth and mild spices$4.50
GREEN SALADSeasonal fresh garden salad served with homemade dressing$6.00
CHEF’S SPECIAL CHICKEN SALADBoneless grilled chicken chunks tossed with chopped fresh salad$8.00

Choice of Biryani

Served with cucumber raita

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
VEGETABLE BIRYANIFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with vegetable$15.00
CHICKEN BIRYANIFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with chicken$16.00
LAMB BIRYANIFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with lamb$17.00
SHRIMP BIRIYANIFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with shrimp$18.00

Vegetarian Selection

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
DAL MAKHANIBlack lentils cooked with ginger, garlic, and mild spices simmered overnight on a charcoal fire$12.00
TADKA YELLOW DALYellow lentils tempered with onions, tomatoes, curry leaves, and mild spices$12.00
TAWA BHINDIFresh cut okra sautéed with onions, tomatoes, fresh cilantro, and mild spices$13.00
VEGETABLE CURRYSeasonal fresh vegetables cooked with chef’s special choice of spices$13.00
CHANA MASALAChickpeas slowly simmered with potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and mild spices$13.00
ALOO GOBHIPotatoes and cauliflower tossed with onions, tomatoes, and fresh herbs$13.00
BAINGAN BHARTHAClay oven roasted eggplant cooked with onions, tomatoes, and mild spices$13.00
DHAN SAAGSpinach and lentils cooked with a special blend of house spices$13.00
KADI PAKORAVegetable fritters in a chickpea and yogurt base sauce$13.00
SAAG MAKAISpinach and corn slow-cooked with fenugreek leaves and exotic house spices$13.00
KADHAI PANEERCubes of fresh homemade cheese sautéed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, and spices$14.00
MALAI KOFTACroquettes made with homemade cheese, potatoes, nuts, and raisins simmered in a mild creamy sauce$14.00
PANEER MAKHANWALACubes of fresh homemade cheese cooked in a creamy, rich tomato base sauce$14.00
SAAG PANEERFenugreek leaves and spinach cooked with fresh homemade cheese$14.00

From our Clay Oven

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
SEEKH KABABGround beef seasoned with fresh herbs and exotic house spices, then cooked in a clay oven$15.00
CHICKEN TIKKABoneless tender chicken chunks marinated in our house special spices and herbs then cooked in a clay oven$16.00
TANDOORI CHICKENHalf a chicken marinated in yogurt, ginger, and spices cooked in a clay oven$16.00
TANDOOR RED SNAPPERWhole red snapper seasoned with chef’s special spices then grilled in a clay oven$18.00
LAMB SEEKH KABABChunks of boneless lamb marinated with a special blend of house spices cooked in a clay oven$18.00
SHRIMP TIKKAShrimp marinated with a blend of handpicked spices then cooked in a clay oven$19.00
TANDOOR SALMONSalmon marinated in yogurt, delicately spiced and cooked in a clay oven$19.00
GINGER LAMB CHOPSChops marinated in fresh ginger paste and exotic house spices grilled to your choice$21.00

Chicken Selection

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
CHICKEN CURRYClassic chicken curry cooked with onions, tomatoes, and mild spices$16.00
CHICKEN TIKKA MAKHANWALABarbecued chicken chunks cooked in a rich tomato cream sauce with mild spices. Chicken Makhanwala, also known as Butter Chicken, is a classic staple of Indian Cuisine$16.00
CHICKEN MASALAGrilled chicken chunks simmered in fenugreek and onion sauce with mild spices$16.00
CHICKEN VINDALOOChicken marinated with vinegar, chilies, and spices then cooked with potatoes in a fiery Goan sauce$16.00
CHICKEN SAAGChicken chunks simmered with spinach, fenugreek, ginger, and spices$16.00
KADAI CHICKENChicken chunks sautéed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, and exotic house spices$16.00

Lamb Selection

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
KADAI LAMBLamb sautéed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, and exotic spices$18.00
LAMB ROGAN JOSHAn exotic lamb curry cooked with an assortment of spices, onions, and tomatoes$18.00
LAMB BHUNAAn intensely flavored lamb dish slow-cooked until the meat is tender and becomes infused with a selection of spices$18.00
LAMB SAAGChunks of lamb simmered with spinach, fenugreek, fresh ginger, and spices$18.00
LAMB NILGRI KORMABoneless lamb cooked with fresh mint and cilantro$18.00
LAMB VINDALOOLamb marinated with vinegar, chilies, and spices then cooked with potatoes in a fiery Goan sauce$18.00

Seafood Selection

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
GOAN FISH CURRYFish cooked with ginger, tomatoes, and a coconut-based curry$17.00
SHRIMP VINDALOOShrimp cooked with vinegar, chilies, and spices in a fiery Goan sauce$19.00
GOAN SHRIMP CURRYShrimp cooked in an exotic blend of select spices and coconut$19.00

Side Orders

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
PAPADAMThin crispy wafers made from chickpeas flour served with a combination of chutneys$2.50
STEAMED BASMATI RICESteamed Basmati rice$2.50
ONION SALADOnion salad$2.50
MANGO CHUTNEYAsafetida and curry flavored sweet mango chutney$3.00
CUCUMBER RAITAHomemade yogurt with cucumber and roasted cumin, a cooling accompaniment with any dish$4.00

Breads

Freshly made to order

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
TANDOOR ROTIWhole wheat bread$3.00
NAANA soft white flour bread$3.00
LACHHA PARATHAMulti-layered whole wheat bread$3.00
ONION KULCHAA leavened white flour bread stuffed with onions$3.50
PANEER KULCHAA leavened white flour bread stuffed with homemade cheese$3.50
PANEER PARATHAA layered whole wheat bread stuffed with homemade cheese$3.50
ALOO PARATHAA layered whole wheat bread stuffed with potatoes$3.50
PUDINA PARATHAA layered whole wheat flour bread with mint$3.50
GARLIC NAANA soft white flour bread topped with fresh chopped garlic$3.50
ROCK SALT CILANTRO NAANA soft white flour bread sprinkled with sea salt and topped with fresh cilantro$3.50

Desserts

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
GULAB JAMUNMilk dumplings fried and dipped in rose flavored syrup$4.50
RASMALAIFamous Indian dessert made of homemade cheese served with sweetened reduced milk and garnished with pistachio$4.50
MANGO ICE CREAMMango ice cream$4.50
RICE KHEEROne of the most popular kheer recipes made in northern India$4.50
PISTACHIO ICE CREAMPistachio ice cream$4.50

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
BOTTLED WATERBottled water$2.50
COKESoft drink$2.50
DIET COKESoft drink$2.50
GINGER ALESoft drink$2.50
SPRITESoft drink$2.50
COFFEECoffee$2.50
ICED TEAIced tea$2.50
TEATea$2.50
ORANGE JUICEFruit juice$3.50
PERRIERSparkling water$3.50
PINEAPPLE JUICEFruit juice$3.50
CRANBERRY JUICEFruit juice$3.50
MANGO JUICEFruit juice$3.50
MASALA CHAIHot Indian tea spiced with cardamom, cinnamon and cloves$3.50
SALT LASSISalt thickened yogurt drink$4.00
SWEET LASSISweet thickened yogurt drink$4.00
MANGO LASSIMango flavored thickened yogurt drink$4.50

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