Serving dinner from 5:30 to 9:00. Reservations are recommended especially on weekends.


Chef's Tasting Menu

MINIMUM ORDER: Two dinners, everyone on the table must order the same dinner. (Note: Size of main dishes, appetizers, and desserts may be smaller than normal a la carte orders. Not available for take-out.)

Non-vegetarian
$33.00 per person

Appetizers:

  • Tandoori Scallops

  • Tandoori Chicken Chaat

  • Chicken Samosa

Main Dishes:

  • Murg Mumtaz Mahal

  • Lamb Rib Chops

  • Doi Machi

  • Baadal Jaam

Vegetarian
$30.00 per person

Appetizers:

  • Khumb Alu Tikki

  • Tandoori Portobello Mushrooms

  • Vegetable Samosa

Main Dishes:

  • Sabji Rangarang

  • Saag Paneer

  • Baadal Jaam

  • Pumpkin Kofta

 

Accompaniments:
Basmati rice, naan, mango chutney, carrot pickles, and hot pickles

Dessert
Choice of:

  • Kulfi

  • Cardamom Gelato

  • Mango Sorbet

  • Gulab Jamun


Dinners

Dinners are served with Basmati rice, brown rice, or plain naan with assorted chutneys (mango chutney, carrot pickle, and mixed hot pickle) and mixed salad. Dishes can also be ordered à la carte (please specify) for $2.50 less. Most dishes are available very mild, low medium, medium, high medium, or hot. Some dishes may not be available mild.


New This Month

Murg Mumtaz Mahal

A fancy chicken curry featuring boneless chicken simmered in a rich, creamy curry sauce made with onions, tomatoes, garlic, lemon juice, cashew paste, yogurt, and cilantro (Delhi)

$19.50

Doi Machi

Boneless fillet pieces of rockfish or salmon ($2 extra) cooked in a sauce made with onions, yogurt, ginger, garlic, & spices including mustard seeds, turmeric, cumin, paprika, and cloves (Bengal)

$21.00

Pumpkin Kofta

Balls made with crumbled pumpkin, potatoes, breadcrumbs, fennel seed, onion seed, raisins, and spices, served in a creamy curry sauce made with onions, tomatoes and spices

$17.50


Ajanta Specials

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Scallop Curry

Scallops cooked in a sauce made with coconut milk, onions, garlic, tomatoes, lime juice, curry leaves, and spices including coriander, paprika and turmeric (Kerala)

$22.00

Dhanshak Gosht

Boneless lamb cooked with eggplant, zucchini in a sauce made with lentils, paprika, tamarind, garlic, and ginger

$21.00

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Chicken Baffat Curry

Boneless chicken pieces cooked in a sauce made with onions, ginger, garlic, vinegar, coconut milk, and spices including cumin, coriander, and chilies (Mangalore)

$19.50

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Goa Prawn Curry

Prawns sautéed and then simmered in a sauce made with coconut milk, onions, ginger, garlic, tamarind, and spices including dry red chiles, cumin, paprika, and coriander (Goa)

$21.00

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Lamb Biriyani

Cubed boneless lamb, rice, and thick curry sauce baked together in a steam-tight container, served with Raita (yogurt and cucumber), topped with caramelized onions, nuts and raisins (Hyderabad)**

$20.50

Gobi Gosht

Boneless cubed lamb and cauliflower cooked in a sauce made with onions, garlic, tomatoes, and spices including paprika, fenugreek, dill

$21.00

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Baadal Jaam

Slices of organic eggplant pan-fried, brushed with homemade tomato sauce, spiced with mango powder and black rock salt, served topped with thickened yogurt sauce (Lucknow)

$17.50

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Sabzi Rangarang (Vegan)

Cauliflower, green beans, broccoli, carrots, and peas, simmered in a sauce made with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, lime juice, coconut milk, and several spices (Mumbai)

$17.00

From Our Tandoor Oven

Served on sizzling platters

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Tandoori Chicken Tikka

Boneless organic chicken breast pieces marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic, paprika, lemon juice, and spices, roasted in tandoor oven (Punjab)

$19.50

Tandoori Fish

Rockfish or salmon fillet, marinated, grilled in tandoor oven

Rockfish $21.50
Salmon $23.50

Ajanta Assorted Tandoori

Sampler of chicken tikka, lamb boti kabobs, shrimp, and fresh ling marinated in yogurt and spices, grilled in tandoor

$23.00

Lamb Boti Kabobs

Boneless lamb kabobs, marinated, grilled in tandoor

$21.00

Tandoori Prawns

Peeled and deveined prawns marinated, grilled in tandoor oven

$21.50

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Lamb Rib Chops

Marinate in yogurt and spices, grilled in tandoor

$22.50

Popular Standards

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Chicken Makhanwala

Marinated boneless organic chicken pieces cooked in tandoor oven and then simmered in a creamy curry sauce (Punjab)

$19.50

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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

$19.50

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Lamb Korma

Boneless cubed lamb in a creamy curry sauce, topped with slivered almonds

$20.50

 

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Khumb Jahanara

Shiitake mushrooms simmered in a sauce made with pureed onions, tomatoes, spinach, garlic, cashew paste, and spices including cardamom and cloves (Delhi)

$17.50

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Saag Paneer

Pureed organic spinach and cubes of paneer cheese cooked with spices

$17.50

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Navrattan Korma*

Organic vegetables and paneer cheese in a creamy curry sauce with nuts and raisins. * Available in a non-dairy version


$17.50

* Available in non-dairy versions.  **Biriyanis, dinners or à la carte, do not include additional rice.

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