(202) 518-5892   2433 18th Street NW
    Washington DC 20009
  Sunday-Thursday: 12pm-10pm
  Friday-Saturday: 12pm-11pm

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Appetizers

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
VEGETABLE SAMOSA (1 PC)Fried triangular-shaped crispy turnovers filled with seasoned potatoes and green peas$3.00
SPINACH SAMOSA (1 PC)Fried triangular-shaped crispy turnovers filled with 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, chickpea, chopped onions, and cilantro tempered with trio sauces$8.00
PAPARI CHAATFried flour crisps, chickpeas, sweet yogurt, cilantro, and tamarind chutney$8.00
VEGETABLE BHAJIA (5PCS)Cut onions, fresh vegetables, and spinach in a chickpea flour deep-fried with fresh herbs$8.00
SAMOSA CHAAT (1 PC)Deconstructed vegetable samosa topped with spicy chickpeas, chopped red onions, sweet yogurt, cilantro, and tamarind chutney$8.00
PALAK CHAATCrispy fried baby spinach topped with chopped red onions, sweet mangoes, tomatoes, and a combination of trio chutneys$8.00
CHICKEN WINGS (5 PCS)Spicy broiled wings cooked in clay oven$10.00
VEGETABLE PLATTERAn assortment of vegetable samosa, spinach samosa, and vegetable Bhajia$10.00
CHICKEN 65Boneless chicken deep fried and sauteed with red onions, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and mild spices originally from Chennai, South India$10.00

Soups & Salads

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
DAL SOUPLentil soup flavored with mild house spices$6.00
MULLIGATAWNY SOUPTraditional lentil soup with a touch of chicken broth and mild spices$6.00
GREEN SALADSeasonal fresh garden salad served with dressing$7.00
CHICKEN SALADBoneless grilled chicken tossed with chopped fresh salad with dressing$10.00

Choice of Biryani

Served with cucumber raita

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
VEGETABLE BIRYANIFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with vegetable$18.00
CHICKEN BIRYANIFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with chicken$19.00
LAMB BIRYANIFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with lamb$20.00
SHRIMP BIRIYANIFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with shrimp$20.00
GOAT BIRYANI - BONE-INFlavorful long-grained basmati rice preparation with aromatic herbs & spices cooked with tender goat meat$20.00

Signature Dishes

All dishes are served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
CHICKEN MAKHINIClay oven chicken, cooked in a rich tomato cream sauce with mild spices. Chicken Makhini popularly known as Butter Chicken is a classic staple of Indian Cuisine$19.00
CHICKEN MASALA (popularly known as TIKKA MASALA)Clay oven chicken, simmered in fenugreek and onion sauce with mild spices$19.00

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$15.00
TAWA BHINDIFresh cut okra sautéed with onions, tomatoes, fresh cilantro, and mild spices$15.00
TADKA YELLOW DALYellow lentils tempered with onions, tomatoes, mustard seeds, curry leaves, and mild spices$15.00
VEGETABLE CURRYSeasonal fresh vegetables cooked with chef’s special choice of spices$15.00
CHANA MASALAChickpeas slowly simmered with potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and mild spices$15.00
ALOO GOBHIPotatoes and cauliflower tossed with cumin seeds, tomatoes, and fresh herbs$15.00
BAINGAN BHARTHAClay oven roasted eggplant cooked with onions, tomatoes, and mild spices$15.00
DHAN SAAGSpinach and lentils cooked with a special blend of house spices$15.00
KADI PAKORAVegetable fritters in a chickpea and yogurt base sauce$15.00
SAAG MAKAISpinach and baby corn slow-cooked with fenugreek leaves and exotic house spices$15.00
ALOO SAAGSpinach and potatoes cooked with house mild spices – Gluten-free$15.00
ALOO MUTTERPotatoes cooked with garden peas and mild spices$15.00
VEGETABLE VINDALOOSeasonal fresh vegetables cooked in a fiery Goan sauce$15.00
KADHAI PANEERHomemade cheese sautéed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, and exotic spices$16.00
MALAI KOFTHACroquettes made with homemade cheese, potatoes, nuts, and raisins simmered in a mild creamy sauce$16.00
SAAG PANEERHomemade cheese cooked with fenugreek leaves and spinach$16.00
MUTTER PANEERHomemade cheese cooked with green peas and mild house spices$16.00
PANEER MAKHINIHomemade cheese cooked in a creamy rich tomato base sauce$16.00

From our Clay Oven

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
BEEF SEEKH KABABGround beef seasoned with fresh herbs and exotic house spices then cooked in a clay oven$18.00
CHICKEN TIKKAChicken breast marinated in our house special spices and herbs then cooked in a clay oven$19.00
TANDOORI CHICKENHalf a chicken marinated in yogurt, ginger and house spices then cooked in a clay oven$19.00
LAMB SEEKH KABABBoneless lamb marinated with a special blend of house spices then cooked in a clay oven$20.00
SHRIMP TIKKAShrimp marinated with a blend of handpicked spices then cooked in a clay oven$21.00
TANDOOR RED SNAPPERWhole red snapper seasoned with chef’s special blend of spices then grilled in a clay oven$22.00
TANDOOR SALMONSalmon marinated in yogurt, delicately spiced and cooked in a clay oven$22.00
GINGER LAMB CHOPSTender chops marinated in a fresh ginger paste and mild spices grilled to your choice.$25.00

Chicken Selection

Bone-in

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
CHICKEN CURRYPopular curry sauce cooked with onions, tomatoes, and mild spices$19.00
CHICKEN BHUNAThis is an intensely flavored dish that’s slow cooked until the chicken is tender and becomes infused with a selection of spices.$19.00
CHICKEN NILGIRI KORMAChicken cooked with fresh mint, cilantro, and mild spices$19.00
CHICKEN VINDALOOChicken marinated with vinegar, chilies, and spices then cooked with potatoes in a fiery Goan sauce$19.00
CHICKEN SAAGChicken simmered with spinach, fenugreek, and mild spices.$19.00
KADAI CHICKENChicken Sautéed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, and exotic house spices$19.00

Lamb Selection

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
KADAI LAMBLamb sautéed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, and exotic house spices$20.00
LAMB ROGAN JOSHPopular curry sauce cooked with onions, tomatoes, and mild spices$20.00
LAMB BHUNAThis is an intensely flavored dish that’s slow cooked until the meat is tender and becomes infused with a selection of spices$20.00
LAMB SAAGLamb simmered with spinach, fenugreek, and mild spices$20.00
LAMB NILGRI KORMALamb cooked with fresh mint, cilantro, and mild spices$20.00
LAMB VINDALOOLamb marinated with vinegar, chilies, and spices then cooked with potatoes in a fiery Goan sauce$20.00

Goat Selection

Bone-in

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
KADAI GOATGoat with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, and exotic house spices$21.00
GOAT NILGRI KORMAGoat with fresh mint, cilantro, and mild spices$21.00
GOAT CURRYPopular curry sauce cooked with onions, tomatoes, and mild spices$21.00
GOAT SAAGGoat simmered with spinach, fenugreek, and mild spices$21.00
GOAT VINDALOOGoat marinated with vinegar, chilies, and spices then cooked with potatoes in a fiery Goan sauce$21.00
GOAT BHUNAThis is an intensely flavored dish that’s slow cooked until the goat is tender and becomes infused with a selection of spices$21.00

Seafood Selection

Served with steamed long grain basmati rice

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
GOAN FISH CURRYTilapia fillet cooked with ginger, tomatoes, and coconut-based curry$19.00
SHRIMP VINDALOOShrimp cooked with vinegar, chilies, and spices in a fiery Goan sauce$21.00
GOAN SHRIMP CURRYShrimp cooked in an exotic blend of select spices and coconut milk$21.00
SHRIMP SAAGShrimp cooked with spinach, fenugreek, and spices$21.00

Side Orders

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
PAPADAMThin crispy wafers made from chickpeas flour served with a combination of trio chutneys$3.00
MANGO CHUTNEYAsafetida and curry flavored sweet mango chutney$3.00
STEAMED BASMATI RICESteamed Basmati rice$3.00
MASALA ONIONSMasala onions$3.00
CUCUMBER RAITAHomemade yogurt with cucumber and roasted cumin, a cooling accompaniment with any dish$5.00

Breads

Freshly made to order

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
TANDOOR ROTIWhole wheat bread$3.50
NAANA soft white flour bread$4.00
LACHHA PARATHAMulti-layered whole wheat bread$4.50
PUDINA PARATHAA layered whole wheat flour bread with mint$4.50
PANEER KULCHAA leavened white flour bread stuffed with homemade cheese$5.00
PANEER PARATHAA layered whole wheat bread stuffed with homemade cheese$5.00
ALOO PARATHAA layered whole wheat bread stuffed with potatoes$5.00
GARLIC NAANA soft white flour bread topped with fresh chopped garlic$5.00
ROCK SALT CILANTRO NAANA soft white flour bread sprinkled with sea salt and topped with fresh cilantro$5.00
ONION KULCHAA leavened white flour bread stuffed with onion$5.00
CHILLY CHEESE NAANA soft white flour bread stuffed with cheddar cheese and fresh Indian chilies$5.50

Desserts

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
GULAB JAMUNMilk dumplings fried and dipped in rose flavored syrup$6.00
RASMALAIFamous Indian dessert made of homemade cheese served with sweetened reduced milk and garnished with pistachio$6.00
RICE KHEEROne of the most popular kheer recipes made in northern India$6.00
GHAJAR KA HALWAGrated carrots simmered with nuts, raisins, and sweetened milk$6.00

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
BOTTLED WATERBottled water$2.50
COKESoft drink$3.00
DIET COKESoft drink$3.00
GINGER ALESoft drink$3.00
SPRITESoft drink$3.00
COFFEECoffee$3.00
ICED TEAIced tea$3.00
TEATea$3.00
ORANGE JUICEFruit juice$4.00
PERRIERSparkling water$4.00
CRANBERRY JUICEFruit juice$4.00
MANGO JUICEFruit juice$4.00
MASALA CHAIHot Indian tea spiced with cardamom$4.00
SALT LASSISalt thickened yogurt drink$4.50
SWEET LASSISweet thickened yogurt drink$4.50
MANGO LASSIMango flavored thickened yogurt drink$5.00

White Wines

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
MAS LA CHEVALIERE CHARDONNAY - BOTTLEAromas of beautiful citrus with accents of ripe apricot$36.00
BEX RIESLING - BOTTLEFloral and citrus aromas followed by juicy flavors of white peach, apricot, and Mandarin orange$36.00
FORTANT COASTAL SELECT SAUVIGNON BLANC - BOTTLENotes of grapefruit and pineapple, finishing with lively citrus$36.00
PERRIN RESERVE COTES DU RHONE BLANC - BOTTLEHoneysuckle aroma with a round supple palate$36.00
SAN PIETRO PINOT GRIGIO - BOTTLEAromas of pear and apple along with a pretty core of fruit$36.00
MAN FAMILY CHENIN BLANC - BOTTLEVibrant aromas of quince and pear with a refreshing mineral finish$36.00
FRICO BIANCO - BOTTLEThis Friulano & Chardonnay blend has notes of white flowers, citrus, and white peach$36.00

Rosé Wines

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
CANELLA BRUT ROSÉ - BOTTLE187ml bottle. Intense aromas of strawberry and raspberry with fine bubbles$10.00
MARQUES DE CACERES ROSÉ - BOTTLENotes of redcurrants with a touch of aniseed and white flowers$34.00

Red Wines

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
ERNESTO CATENA TAHUAN MALBEC - BOTTLEBright, ripe, and fleshy, with blackberries, dark plums and oak notes, and with hints of cocoa to finish$40.00
ZESTOS OLD VINE GRENACHE - BOTTLELively red and dark berry aromas with some candied flowers and a hint of white pepper$40.00
AVALON CABERNET SAUVIGNON - BOTTLEVibrant aromas of blueberry jam and strawberry tart with hints of vanilla and toasted oak$40.00
BLOCK NINE PINOT NOIR - BOTTLEFlavorful and silky, showing wild cherries and a hint of sandalwood with a complex finish$40.00
FAMILLE PERRIN COTES DU RHONE - BOTTLEBlackberry and plum, complemented by soft, supple tannins$40.00
GRAYSON CELLARS MERLOT - BOTTLEAromas of rich plums, dark cherries, chocolate, and savory herbs$40.00
ROAMING DOG RED BLEND (PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE ASPCA) - BOTTLECabernet, Malbec, and Merlot make a lovely blend with hints of blackberry, licorice, and mocha$40.00

Domestic Beers

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
BLUE MOONBlue Moon$6.00
GOOSE ISLAND IPAGoose Island IPA$6.00
DC BRAUDC Brau$6.00
DOGFISH HEAD IPADogfish Head IPA$6.00
SAMUEL ADAMSSamuel Adams$6.00
FLYING DOGFlying Dog$6.00
YUENGLINGYuengling$6.00

Imported Beers

NameDescriptionPriceBuy
AMSTEL LIGHTAmstel Light$7.00
HOEGAARDENHoegaarden$7.00
BASS PALE ALEBass Pale Ale$7.00
STELLA ARTOISStella Artois$7.00
CORONACorona$7.00
HEINEKENHeineken$7.00
TAJ MAHALTaj Mahal (22oz)$10.00

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