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SMALL PLATES / APPETIZERS


MONTHLY SPECIAL
TANDOORI ASPARAGUS: Organic asparagus, marinated in garlic, lemon juice, and spices, including paprika, cumin, and cardamom, served with yogurt-cashew-sour cream sauce
$ 6.50

AJANTA SPECIALS
TANDOORI SCALLOPS: Fresh dayboat scallops, marinated in yogurt and spices and roasted in tandoor oven, served with yogurt-cashew-tamarind sauce
$ 7.00
TANDOORI CHICKEN CHAAT: Organic chicken pieces marinated, grilled in tandoor oven, shredded and then tossed with oil, lime juice, red onions, cilantro, ginger, and spices
$ 6.50
TANDOORI PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS: Organic portobello mushrooms, marinated and grilled in tandoor oven, served with yogurt-cashew-mint sauce
$ 6.00
POPULAR STANDARDS
GREEN SALAD: Organic greens, cherry tomatoes, and radishes tossed in our house vinaigrette, flavored with cumin and paprika, sprinkled with crunchy potato noodles
$ 5.50
DAAL SOUP: A lentil soup, made with mung beans
$ 5.50
TANDOORI CHICKEN TENDERS: Marinated boneless chicken grilled in tandoor
$ 5.50
TANDOORI CHICKEN WINGS: Marinated and grilled in tandoor oven
$ 5.00
KHUMB ALU TIKKI: Cakes made with potatoes, breadcrumbs and shiitake mushrooms
$ 5.50
VEG. SAMOSA: Deep fried pastries filled with mildly spiced potatoes and peas
$ 5.50
VEG. PAKORA: Sliced cauliflower, eggplant, and zucchini dipped in chickpea batter and fried
$ 5.50
CHICKEN SAMOSA: Deep fried pastries filled with mildly spiced chicken
$ 5.50
PAPADAM : Indian lentil wafers, served with mint-cilantro sauce (2 per order)
$ 3.00

LUNCHES

Lunches served with Basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato (with non-veg. lunches) or chickpeas (with vegetarian lunches). Brown Basmati rice is available for $0.50 extra. Dishes can be ordered very mild, low medium, medium, high medium, or hot.

NEW THIS MONTH
DAKSHINI GOSHT: Boneless lamb pieces cooked in a sauce made with onions, tamarind, almonds, coconut milk, and spices, including coriander and fenugreek, topped with sesame and sunflower seeds (South India)
$ 11.50
MANGALORE CHICKEN CURRY: Boneless organic chicken pieces cooked in a sauce made with onions, garlic, lemon juice, coconut milk, and spices, including fenugreek and mustard seeds (Karnataka)
$ 10.00
KHUMB JAHANARA: Organic shiitake mushrooms simmered in a sauce made with pureed spinach, onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, cashew paste, and spices, including coriander, cardamom, and cloves (Delhi)*
$ 9.00

ROGAN JOSH: Boneless cubed leg of lamb cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, yogurt, ginger, Kashmiri Deghi chiles, garlic, onions, and spices, including paprika and turmeric (North India)
$ 11.50
KHARGOSH KHATTA: Rabbit, partially boned, simmered in a sauce made with onions, garlic, yogurt, cream, and spices, including cardamom and mango powder (Madhya Pradesh)
$ 12.00
SAFED MURG KORMA: Boneless and skinless organic chicken pieces cooked in a white sauce made with onions, yogurt, ground almonds, ground cashews, green chiles, and spices, including cardamom (Lucknow)
$ 10.00
CHICKEN BIRIYANI: Boneless organic chicken pieces, rice, and thick curry sauce baked together in a steam-tight container, served topped with caramelized onions, nuts, and raisins (Hyderabad)*
$ 10.00
METHI MACHI: Fresh ling cod or wild salmon fillet ($1.50 extra) sautéed and then cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, onions, fenugreek herb, ginger, garlic, lime juice, cilantro, dill, and spices (Sind)
$ 12.00
ANDHRA SHRIMP CURRY: Shrimp, shelled and deveined, cooked in a thick sauce made with onions, ginger, garlic, coconut, coriander, cumin, mango powder, chiles, and peppercorns (Andhra Pradesh)
$ 12.00
PANEER KOFTA: Balls made with crumbled paneer cheese, potatoes, breadcrumbs, pine nuts, and spices, served in a creamy curry sauce made with onions, tomatoes and spices (Punjab)
$ 9.00
DAAL KABILA: A lentil dish made with urid beans, slow cooked in a tomato-based sauce, flavored with fenugreek herb, ginger, lemon juice, cilantro, and spices (Northwest frontier region) (Vegan)
$ 9.00
ACHARI BAINGAN: Slices of organic Chinese eggplant sautéed and then cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, ginger, garlic, lime juice, and Indian pickling spices including fenugreek and nigella (Rajasthan) (Vegan)
$ 9.00
BHEH, KHUMBI AUR MATAR: Lotus root, shiitake mushrooms, and peas cooked with caramelized onions, ginger, garlic, and spices, including mango powder and coriander (Sind) (Vegan)
$ 9.00
FROM OUR TANDOOR OVEN: Served on sizzling platters
TANDOORI CHICKEN TIKKA: Boneless organic chicken breast pieces marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic, paprika, lemon juice, and spices, roasted in tandoor oven (Punjab)
$ 10.50
TANDOORI FISH: Fresh ling cod or salmon ($1.50 extra) fillet, marinated, grilled in tandoor oven
$ 12.50
LAMB BOTI KABOBS: Boneless Colorado lamb kabobs, marinated, grilled in tandoor
$ 12.00
LAMB RIB CHOPS: Marinated in yogurt and spices, grilled in tandoor
$ 13.00
POPULAR STANDARDS
CHICKEN MAKHANWALA: Marinated boneless organic chicken pieces cooked in tandoor oven and then simmered in a creamy curry sauce (Punjab)
$ 10.50
CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA: Marinated boneless organic chicken breast pieces cooked in tandoor oven and then simmered in a thick, spicy curry sauce with ginger, garlic, tomatoes, yogurt, and onions
$ 10.50
LAMB KORMA: Boneless cubed Colorado cubed lamb in a creamy curry sauce, with nuts
$ 11.50
KADHAI GOSHT: Boneless cubed Colorado lamb cooked in a thick, spicy sauce, with nuts
$ 12.00
SAAG PANEER: Pureed organic spinach and cubes of paneer cheese cooked with spices
$ 9.00
NAVRATTAN KORMA: Organic vegetables and paneer cheese in a creamy curry sauce with nuts and raisins*
$ 9.00
*Available in non-dairy version
**Biriyanis do not include additional rice.

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