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THE SUNDAY SET MENU

Relax at the end of the week with a selection of our Chef's Specials and IDC classics, offering a great saving on the regular price. Ideal for two and so packed with taste and flavour that you'd hardly notice it's vegetarian (like most of India). Easily extended by adding a favourite fish, curry, or tandoori dish.
The Sunday Set Menu (Saves £10)

The Sunday Set Menu (Saves £10)

Two poppadums, Mint Sauce, Mango Chutney
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Chilli Dhal Fritters & Cucumber Rougail
Onion Bhajee & Homemade Chutney
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Aubergine, Potato, and Green Chilli Curry
Stir-Fried Tenderstem Broccoli with Garlic & Cumin
Tarka Dall
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Karnataka Lemon Rice
Steamed Basmati Rice
Garlic & Coriander Nan

Vegetarian | Menu Contains: Wheat (Gluten) | Lactose (Dairy) | Sesame | Mustard | Egg
£ 34.95

CHEF'S MARCH SPECIALS

A selection of dishes from across India, interspersed with a few favourites of our own; light and tasty, but with a hearty backbone - just right as we wait for Spring to arrive
Crab Samosa & Katchumber Salad

Crab Samosa & Katchumber Salad

Delicately spiced fresh Isle of Wight crab cooked with tomato, curry leaf, cumin, and potato; with a fresh cucumber, tomato, onion, and coriander salad

Wheat (Gluten) | Shellfish/Crustacean (Brown Crab)
£ 6.95
Chilli Dhal Fritters with Cucumber Rougail

Chilli Dhal Fritters with Cucumber Rougail

Yellow split-pea fritters with spring onions, coriander, and chilli; served with a chopped salad of cucumber, sesame, lemon, herbs, and chilli, and coriander chutney

Vegetarian | Vegan | Fritters may contain traces of gluten | Sesame (in salad)
£ 5.95
Cucumber Rougail

Cucumber Rougail

A small chopped salad/relish of cucumber, spring onions, red chillies, lemon, coriander, and sesame seeds, moistened with lemon juice and sesame oil

Vegetarian | Vegan | Sesame
* Customers who order Chilli Dhal Fritters have this included with their meal *
£ 1.95
Ahad's Old-Time Chicken Dupiaza

Ahad's Old-Time Chicken Dupiaza

Tender chicken cooked with diced onions, spices, green herbs, and tomato in a rich sauce, topped with crisp-fried onions

Wheat (Gluten) - in crispy onion topping
£ 9.75
Keralan Tomato Fish Curry

Keralan Tomato Fish Curry

A 'modern' light and tasty Keralan fish curry of cod fillets cooked in a tangy tomato, onion, and ginger sauce; finished with fresh lime juice and coriander

Fish (Atlantic Cod)
£ 11.95
Stir-Fried Broccoli with Garlic & Cumin

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Garlic & Cumin

Tenderstem tossed in a sizzling pan for a fresh, clean taste

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 7.95
Potato, Aubergine, & Green Chilli Curry

Potato, Aubergine, & Green Chilli Curry

Pink Fir potato and roast aubergine cooked in a rich, spicy bhuna sauce with green chillies ~ Chef's winter warmer makes an excellent side dish or veggie/vegan main

Vegetarian | Vegan | May contain traces of gluten
£ 7.95
Karnataka Lemon Rice

Karnataka Lemon Rice

Basmati rice cooked with curry leaf, mustard seeds, turmeric, a slice of fresh chilli, and lemon juice

Vegan | Vegetarian | Mustard
£ 3.95
Shallot & Chilli Nan

Shallot & Chilli Nan

Freshly baked with finely diced shallots and medium-spicy red chillies : Ali's winter-warmer - back by special request from our regulars

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) | Gluten

£ 2.95

BEER & WINE OF THE WEEK

Three Greene King IPA Gold for £10

Three Greene King IPA Gold for £10

Three chilled, large bottles of honest British beer, midway between a Golden Ale and an IPA, slips down well and great with our style of cooking. (4.1%abv) - 500ml bottles
Delivery Only (not available for collection during lockdown)

Malted Barley (Gluten)

£ 10.00
Via Terra Organic Red Grenache 2019

Via Terra Organic Red Grenache 2019

Delightfully fresh, smooth and fruity : An interesting complexity and rounded tannins makes this a popular all-rounder with our cooking, (14% abv) 75cl bottle with cork
From a family vineyard in the hills of Catalan coast, the wine is named for the Roman road running through the estate which overlooks the Phoenician trade routes of the Mediterranean.

Vegetarian | Vegan | Sulphites
£ 19.50
Pierre Morin Organic Sancerre Rose 2017

Pierre Morin Organic Sancerre Rose 2017

A delicate pale pink, fresh, dry, and firmly structured, with excellent acidity and minerality from one of the best winemakers in Sancerre. Delicious with our Bank Holiday Specials (and just about everything else) - one of our go-to wines over the last few years. (13% abv) 75cl bottle with cork [v/vg]
£ 25.00

STARTERS & SMALL PLATES

King Prawn and Puri

King Prawn and Puri

Lightly-spiced Whiteleg King Prawns served with a round of light, flaky bread, and a slice of fresh lemon

Crustaceans (King Prawns) | Wheat (Gluten)
£ 6.50
Calcutta Street-Food Chilli Paneer

Calcutta Street-Food Chilli Paneer

Wok-tossed with peppers and chillies in home-made hot-sweet sauce, finished with sesame

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) | Sesame
£ 6.95
Punjabi Samosa & Chutney

Punjabi Samosa & Chutney

Spiced potato and vegetables in shortcrust pastry, with home-made date & tamarind sauce, and fresh coriander chutney

Vegetarian | Vegan | Wheat (Gluten)
£ 4.25
Hand-made Lamb Samosa

Hand-made Lamb Samosa

Lightly-spiced minced lamb cooked in a crisp pastry wrap; served with fresh mint raita

Wheat (Gluten) | Dairy (Lactose) - in raita
£ 4.75
Onion Bhajee

Onion Bhajee

Our own version of the pan-Indian classic; served with mint raita, and fresh tamarind sauce

Vegetarian | Egg | May contain traces of Gluten | Dairy (Lactose) in mint raita
£ 4.25
Poppadum & Chutney Assortment

Poppadum & Chutney Assortment

Two plain poppadums, mint sauce, and mango chutney

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) in mint sauce
Vegan : Please ask for an alternative to mint sauce
£ 2.95
Additional Poppadum

Additional Poppadum

Choice of plain or spicy

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 0.75
Mixed Pickle

Mixed Pickle

Classic spicy lime, vegetable, and mustard seed pickle

Vegetarian | Vegan | Mustard
£ 1.45
Mr Islam's Chilli Sauce

Mr Islam's Chilli Sauce

A small pot of home-made hot, spicy and sweet chilli sauce with tamarind, garlic, and ginger (already included with your meal if you order Ali's Chicken Wings)

Vegetarian | Vegan
£ 0.95
Katchumber Salad

Katchumber Salad

The traditional Indian salad of chopped tomatoes, cucumber, and red onions, mixed with fresh coriander, (also makes an excellent accompaniment to our Tandoori Grills and Biryani)

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 1.95

TANDOORI GRILLS

Ali's Chargrilled Chicken Wings

Ali's Chargrilled Chicken Wings

Spiced and tandoor-chargrilled chicken wings with home-made coriander chutney and hot-sweet chilli sauce

Dairy (Lactose) | Sulphites

£ 6.95
Sigri Paneer with Carom Seeds & Coconut

Sigri Paneer with Carom Seeds & Coconut

Home-style chargrilled paneer cheese marinated in ginger, garlic, and spices, with grilled peppers & onions; served with a coriander chutney

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose)
£ 9.95
Angara Chicken Tikka with Roasted Cumin

Angara Chicken Tikka with Roasted Cumin

Chicken breast marinated in roasted cumin, ginger, and yoghurt, gently chargrilled in the tandoori; served with turmeric onions, and coriander chutney

Dairy (Lactose)
From
£ 5.95
Lahori Lamb Sheek Kebab

Lahori Lamb Sheek Kebab

Boneless leg of lamb seasoned with spices and minced, grilled over hot coals; served with turmeric onions, and coriander chutney

No known allergens
From
£ 5.95
Rajasthani Tandoori Chicken

Rajasthani Tandoori Chicken

Half baby chicken on the bone, spiced and chargrilled in the Rajasthani hunter-style; served with turmeric onions, and coriander chutney

Dairy (Lactose)
£ 9.95
The Club Mixed Grill

The Club Mixed Grill

Burnt Chilli & Garlic Chicken, Angara Chicken Tikka, Lahore Sheek Kebab, and Nan Bread; served with turmeric onions, coriander chutney, and a lentil sauce

Dairy (Lactose) - in chicken | Wheat (Gluten) - in bread
£ 13.95
Katchumber Salad

Katchumber Salad

The traditional Indian salad of chopped tomatoes, cucumber, and red onions, mixed with fresh coriander, makes an excellent accompaniment to our Tandoori Grills and Biryani

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 1.95

CHICKEN

Lucknow Chicken Korma

Lucknow Chicken Korma

Chicken breast cooked in a mild, nut-free aromatic saffron and yoghurt sauce

Dairy (Lactose)
£ 9.45
Old Delhi Chicken Tikka Masala

Old Delhi Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken breast in a deliciously rich, silky, nut-free tomato sauce

Dairy (Lactose)
£ 9.45
Sarsonwallah Chicken

Sarsonwallah Chicken

The spinach-seller's curry of chicken breast in a well-flavoured, medium-spiced sauce with tangy mustard greens, baby spinach, ginger, & lime leaf

Mustard
£ 9.75
Bombay Parsi Chicken Dansak

Bombay Parsi Chicken Dansak

A wonderful Bombay Parsi spicy, and sweet-sour curry chicken breast cooked with three varieties of lentils, jaggery, garlic, roasted cumin, and kaffir lime leaf

No known allergens
£ 9.75
Naga Chilli Chicken

Naga Chilli Chicken

A fiery Beanibazar curry of marinated chicken tikka in a rich sauce with aromatic Bengali naga chilli

Dairy (Lactose) | Mustard
£ 9.75

LAMB

Slow-Cooked Parsi Lamb

Slow-Cooked Parsi Lamb

A tasty, gently-spiced curry from Bombay's Parsi community of slow-braised lamb cooked with aromatic ginger, garlic, and our fresh-ground masala

No known allergens
£ 9.95
Kashmiri Lamb Rogan Josh

Kashmiri Lamb Rogan Josh

The classic Kashmiri medium-to-spicy dish of slow-braised lamb with tomato, caramelised onion, ginger, and toasted Kashmiri chillies

No known allergens
£ 9.95
Goan Vindaloo of Lamb

Goan Vindaloo of Lamb

A traditional Goan curry of slow-braised lamb in a hot, sharp, and sour sauce, flavoured with garlic, tamarind, and toasted chillies : one of our signature dishes, and not to be confused with a curry house Vindaloo

No known allergens
£ 9.95

SEAFOOD / FISH

King Prawn Bhuna

King Prawn Bhuna

Whiteleg King Prawns cooked in an aromatic tomato sauce with caramelised onions, chillies, and kaffir lime

Crustaceans (King Prawns)
£ 14.95
King Prawn Mustard Malai Curry

King Prawn Mustard Malai Curry

Whiteleg King Prawns simmered in a medium-spiced sauce flavoured with Bengali mustard and fresh chillies for an interesting bite, balanced by fresh coconut

Mustard | Crustaceans (King Prawns)
£ 14.95

LUCKNOW-STYLE BIRYANI (WITH LENTIL SAUCE)

Lucknow-Style Lamb Biryani

Lucknow-Style Lamb Biryani

A layered biryani of basmati rice, lamb marinated in light spices, golden raisins, aromatic spices, caramelised onions, fresh coriander, a touch of rosewater, and hit of roasted green chilli; served with a side dish of Tarka Dall (2)

Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten) | Sulphites | Soya
May contain traces of: Sesame | Mustard | Tree Nuts


£ 11.95
Lucknow-Style Chicken Biryani

Lucknow-Style Chicken Biryani

A layered biryani of basmati rice, tender chicken breast marinated in light spices, aromatic spices, caramelised onions, fresh coriander, and hit of roasted green chilli; served with a side dish of Tarka Dall (2)

Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten) | Sulphites | Soya
May contain traces of: Sesame | Mustard | Tree Nuts

£ 11.95
Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

Basmati rice cooked with aromatic spices and a selection of garden vegetables, served Bengali style with a side dish of Tarka Dall (2) [v/vg]
£ 11.95

VEGETABLES

South Indian Mixed Vegetable Stew

South Indian Mixed Vegetable Stew

Garden vegetables cooked Keralan-style with coconut and tempered with curry leaves

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose)
£ 8.25
Tandoori Paneer & Peas Masala

Tandoori Paneer & Peas Masala

Classic paneer tikka simmered with green peas in our speciality butter masala

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose)
£ 8.95
Spinach & Potato

Spinach & Potato

North Indian style with fresh green herbs

Vegetarian | Vegan | Mustard
£ 5.95
Black Makhani Dall

Black Makhani Dall

A hearty winter lentil dish of black urid dall cooked to a nutty-creamy consistency with tomato, spices, garlic, ginger, and makhan (spiced ghee)

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose)
£ 7.95
Amritsar Chickpea Masala

Amritsar Chickpea Masala

Chickpeas gently cooked in Indian tea, with onions and tomato

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 6.95
Tarka Dall

Tarka Dall

Three varieties of lentils cooked with fresh spices and tempered with garlic and smoky cumin [v/vg]
£ 5.95
Vegetable Jalfrezi

Vegetable Jalfrezi

Garden vegetables in a spicy Hill-Station hot fry with sliced peppers, onions, and fresh green chillies [v/vg]
£ 8.95

RICE

Steamed Rice

Steamed Rice

Pearl-white basmati rice

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 2.95
Saffron Pilau

Saffron Pilau

Scented with saffron & aromatic spices

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten)
From
£ 2.95
Organic Brown Rice

Organic Brown Rice

The traditional healthy choice

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
From
£ 3.45

BREAD

Plain Nan

Plain Nan

Soft, unleavened bread freshly baked in the tandoor

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten)
£ 2.75
Garlic & Coriander Nan

Garlic & Coriander Nan

Topped with garlic and coriander

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten)

£ 2.95
Peshwari Nan

Peshwari Nan

Stuffed with fruit, coconut, and almonds

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten)

£ 2.95
Keema Nan

Keema Nan

Stuffed with delicately spiced minced lamb

Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten)
£ 3.95
Tandoori Roti

Tandoori Roti

Thin, unleavened wheat bread baked in the tandoor

Vegetarian | Vegan | Wheat (Gluten)

£ 2.95

DRINKS

Home-made Mango Lassi

Home-made Mango Lassi

Our refreshing home made yoghurt drink with Alphonso mango

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose)
£ 2.95
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola

330ml can

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 1.50
Diet Coke

Diet Coke

330ml can

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 1.50
Sprite

Sprite

330ml can

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 1.50
Hildon Sparkling Mineral Water

Hildon Sparkling Mineral Water

75cl Glass Bottle

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 2.50