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CHEF'S MAY SPECIALS

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Would You Like To Tip Your Delivery Driver?

They're working incredibly hard in difficult times (and we don't let them handle coins or banknotes at the moment)
£ 1.00
Puchkas (Calcutta's Pani Puri)

Puchkas (Calcutta's Pani Puri)

Crisp wheat puri baskets with tangy muri masala spiced potato, brown chickpeas, date & tamarind chutney, mint, and red onions; with spicy tamarind water [v/vg]
* Requires a teaspoon for home assembly - instructions supplied *
£ 6.95
Calcutta Streetfood Chicken Chaat

Calcutta Streetfood Chicken Chaat

Chicken tikka sliced and folded with diced red onions, chillies, herbs, coriander, spices, and tangy chaat massala, served with a small salad and fresh lemon
£ 6.95
Spinach & Beetroot Summer Side Salad

Spinach & Beetroot Summer Side Salad

Fresh baby spinach, beetroot, red lettuce, cucumber, and coriander [v/vg]
£ 1.95
Bombay Hakka Chicken Hot-Fry

Bombay Hakka Chicken Hot-Fry

Chicken tikka stir-fried with mushrooms, onions, red chillies, and fresh herbs - a tasty favourite from the Hakka community in Bombay
£ 9.75
Smoked Garlic King Prawn Shashlik

Smoked Garlic King Prawn Shashlik

King Prawns marinated in smoked garlic, ginger, coriander, and chilli, chargrilled in the tandoor; served with a colourful selection of grilled yellow courgette, peppers, and onions, and a refreshing cucumber raita
£ 18.95
Pumpkin & Tomato Sambhar

Pumpkin & Tomato Sambhar

A south Indian classic of vegetables in a well-flavoured generous lentil sauce, finished with garlic, coriander, and chillies [v/vg]
£ 8.95
Karnataka Lemon Rice

Karnataka Lemon Rice

Basmati rice cooked with curry leaf, mustartd seeds, turmeric, and lemon juice [v/vg]
£ 3.95
The 'Jazz Chilli' Nan

The 'Jazz Chilli' Nan

Freshly baked name topped with yellow, red, and, green chilli-peppers and named by our regulars for the1920s colour combination [v]
£ 3.45

CHILLED WINE FOR HOT WEATHER

Etienne Boileau Organic Chablis 2017

Etienne Boileau Organic Chablis 2017

Lovely fresh and rich Chablis from one of the trailblazers of biodynamic winemaking in Burgundy. Smooth and rounded enough to cope with spicy dishes, and perfect with lighter dishes in summer. (12.5% abv) 75cl bottle with cork [v/vg]
£ 27.00
Orenga de Gaffory Organic Patrimonio Rose 2017

Orenga de Gaffory Organic Patrimonio Rose 2017

Deep blush-colured rose, dry, with elegant and structured soft fruit flavours and understated minerality; made from indigenous Sangiovese grown in the clay-limestone-schist soils of Patrimonio in northern Corsica. Great with our grills, vegetables and less spicy dishes. (12.5% abv) 75cl bottle with cork [v/vg]
£ 22.00

STARTERS & SMALL PLATES

North Indian Vegetable Samosa & Chutney

North Indian Vegetable Samosa & Chutney

Large-size shortcrust pastry samosa filled with spiced potato and vegetables, with home-made date & tamarind sauce and fresh coriander chutney
[v/vg]
£ 4.25
Shelim's Bengali Lamb Samosas

Shelim's Bengali Lamb Samosas

Lightly-spiced minced lamb cooked with onions, peas, and potato in a crisp pastry wrap; served with mint raita, and fresh tamarind sauce
£ 4.25
Onion Bhajee

Onion Bhajee

Our own version of the pan-Indian classic; served with mint raita, and fresh tamarind sauce [v]
£ 4.25
Poppadum & Chutney Assortment

Poppadum & Chutney Assortment

Two plain poppadums, mint sauce, and mango chutney [v]
£ 2.95
Additional Poppadum

Additional Poppadum

Choice of plain or spicy [v/vg]
£ 0.75
Ahad's Special Chilli Chutney

Ahad's Special Chilli Chutney

a rich, thick hot-sweet chilli chutney ideal for poppadums, grills, and to generally spice things up a bit [v/vg]
£ 0.95
Mixed Pickle

Mixed Pickle

Classic spicy lime, vegetable, and mustard seed pickle [v/vg]
£ 1.45
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) [v/vg]
£ 1.95
Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita

Seasoned yoghurt whipped with cumin and rock salt, garnished with sliced cucumber
£ 2.95

TANDOORI GRILLS

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 [v]
£ 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
From
£ 5.95
Lahori Lamb Sheek Kebab

Lahori Lamb Sheek Kebab

Boneless leg of Kentish lamb seasoned with spices and minced, grilled over hot coals; served with turmeric onions, and coriander chutney
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
£ 8.95
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
£ 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 [v/vg]
£ 1.95

CHICKEN

Lucknow Chicken Korma

Lucknow Chicken Korma

chicken breast cooked in a mild, nut-free aromatic saffron and yoghurt sauce
£ 8.95
Old Delhi Chicken Tikka Masala

Old Delhi Chicken Tikka Masala

chicken breast in a deliciously rich, silky, nut-free tomato sauce
£ 8.95
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
£ 9.25
Naga Chilli Chicken

Naga Chilli Chicken

A fiery Beanibazar curry of marinated chicken tikka in a rich sauce with aromatic Bengali naga chilli
£ 9.25

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</p>
£ 9.50
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

£ 9.50

BIRYANI

IDC Classic Biryani &#40;with lentil sauce&#41;

IDC Classic Biryani (with lentil sauce)

Basmati rice cooked with aromatic spices and a choice of meat, or vegetables [v/vg], served Bengali-style with a side dish of tarka dall
£ 11.95

VEGETABLES

Tandoori Paneer & Peas Masala

Tandoori Paneer & Peas Masala

Classic paneer tikka simmered with green peas in our speciality butter masala [v]
£ 7.95
Stir-Fried Broccoli with Garlic & Cumin

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Garlic & Cumin

Tenderstem tossed in a sizzling pan for a fresh, clean taste [v/vg]
£ 7.95
Spinach & Potato

Spinach & Potato

North Indian style with fresh green herbs [v/vg]
£ 5.95
Amritsar Chickpea Masala

Amritsar Chickpea Masala

Chickpeas gently cooked in Indian tea, with onions and tomato [v/vg]
£ 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 [v/vg]
£ 2.95
Saffron Pilau

Saffron Pilau

Scented with saffron & aromatic spices [v]
From
£ 2.95
Organic Brown Rice

Organic Brown Rice

The traditional healthy choice [v/vg]
From
£ 2.95

BREAD

Plain Nan

Plain Nan

Soft, unleavened bread freshly baked in the tandoor [v]
£ 2.75
Garlic & Coriander Nan

Garlic & Coriander Nan

Topped with garlic and coriander [v]
£ 2.95
Peshwari Nan

Peshwari Nan

Stuffed with fruit, coconut, and almonds [v]
£ 2.95
Tandoori Roti

Tandoori Roti

Thin, unleavened wheat bread baked in the tandoor [v/vg]
£ 2.95

CRAFT BEER

Chapel Down &#39;Curious Brew&#39; Lager

Chapel Down 'Curious Brew' Lager

Aptly-named fresh-tasting lager brewed with champagne yeast (4.7% abv) - 330ml bottle [v/vg]
£ 3.45
Brixton Brewery &#39;Atlantic&#39; APA

Brixton Brewery 'Atlantic' APA

an aromatic, richly hopped, and flavourful American Pale Ale, a satisfyingly quaffable local brew (5.4%abv) - 330ml can [v/vg]

£ 3.45
Yeastie Boys Gunnamata Earl Grey IPA

Yeastie Boys Gunnamata Earl Grey IPA

Does exactly what it says on the tin: A herby-hoppy Kiwi concotion brewed with tea by the team at West Berkshire Brewery; it's delicious but packs a deceptively sneaky punch. (6.5%abv) 330ml can [v/vg]
£ 3.95
Shepherd Neame &#39;Whitstable Bay&#39; Organic Ale

Shepherd Neame 'Whitstable Bay' Organic Ale

medium-bodied, with a light hoppy bitterness and balanced sweet notes; refreshing and versatile and popular with our regulars (4.5%abv) - 500ml bottle [v/vg]

£ 3.95
Large Cobra

Large Cobra

660ml glass bottle (4.5% abv) [v/vg]
£ 3.95
Large Kingfisher

Large Kingfisher

650ml glass bottle (4.8% abv) [v/vg]
£ 3.95

DRINKS

Home-made Mango Lassi

Home-made Mango Lassi

Our refreshing home made yoghurt drink with Alphonso mango
£ 2.95
Merchant&#39;s Heart Hibiscus

Merchant's Heart Hibiscus

A gently fruity and not too sweet soft pink tonic, 200ml glass bottle
£ 1.50
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola

330ml can
£ 1.50
Diet Coke

Diet Coke

330ml can
£ 1.50
Sprite

Sprite

330ml can
£ 1.50