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CHEF'S NEW YEAR SPECIALS (AND SOMETHING FOR VEGANUARY)

Comfort food for mid-winter including the return of some seasonal favourites for all the family. Vegan-friendly dishes have a note at the end of the description.
Leek Samosa & Spicy Tomato Chutney

Leek Samosa & Spicy Tomato Chutney

Fresh leeks, red onion, and petit pois, cooked with ginger, garam masala and a smidgeon of mint leaf, in a crisp pastry wrap; with a spiced tomato chutney ~ our seasonal twist on a vegetable samosa

Vegetarian | Vegan | Wheat (Gluten) | Mustard
£ 4.95
Mushroom & Green Chilli Pilau

Mushroom & Green Chilli Pilau

Sliced portobello mushrooms and basmati rice cooked with a touch ot turmeric, fresh green chillies, and chopped coriander; tasty (but not dangerously spicy - just pull out the chillies)

Vegetarian | Vegan | No known allergens
£ 4.95
Kerala Black Pepper & Sea Salt Nan

Kerala Black Pepper & Sea Salt Nan

Freshly baked nan topped with cracked Keralan peppercorns and sea salt

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) | Gluten
£ 3.45
Home-made Carrot Halwa (Dessert)

Home-made Carrot Halwa (Dessert)

The traditional Indian carrot-cake dessert prepared with saffron, cardamom, and sultanas, garnished with sliced almonds and pistachios, served warm. [v]

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose) | Almonds (Nuts) - Optional | Pistachios (Nuts) - Optional
£ 4.50

BEER & WINE OF THE WEEK

Orenga de Gaffory Organic 'Scala Santa' 2014

Orenga de Gaffory Organic 'Scala Santa' 2014

Scala Santa (no relation to Christmas Santa) is a brilliantly obscure, mature, medium-bodied dry red with structured fruit and tannins and a hint of chalk and mediterranean herbs - made from indigenous Minustellu and Niellucciu grown on the clay-limestone-schist soils of Patrimonio in northern Corsica. Great with our grills, vegetables and less spicy dishes. Our last few bottles for a seasonal treat. (13% abv) 75cl bottle with cork

Vegetarian | Vegan | Sulphites
£ 22.50

STARTERS & SMALL PLATES

Tiger Prawn and Puri

Tiger Prawn and Puri

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

Crustaceans (Black Tiger 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
Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita

Seasoned yoghurt whipped with cumin and rock salt, garnished with sliced cucumber

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose)
£ 2.95

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)
£ 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

Tiger Prawn Prawn Bhuna

Tiger Prawn Prawn Bhuna

Black Tiger Prawns cooked in an aromatic tomato sauce with caramelised onions, chillies, and kaffir lime

Crustaceans (Black Tiger Prawns)
£ 14.95
Tiger Prawn Mustard Malai Curry

Tiger Prawn Mustard Malai Curry

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

Mustard | Crustaceans (Black Tiger Prawns)
£ 14.95

LUCKNOW-STYLE BIRYANI (WITH LENTIL SAUCE)

Lucknow-Style Lamb Biryani [New]

Lucknow-Style Lamb Biryani [New]

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 [New]

Lucknow-Style Chicken Biryani [New]

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 fresh coconut and tempered with curry leaves
£ 7.95
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
£ 2.95

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