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CHEF'S APRIL SPECIALS

A short but well-formed menu of seasonal favourites, predominantly from North India and West Bengal with a couple of our own modern classics slipped in for good measure
Crispy Okra & Spiced Yoghurt

Crispy Okra & Spiced Yoghurt

Crisp slices of okra cooked with a dusting of spices and flour [vg], with a refreshing gently-spiced thick turmeric yoghurt dip

Vegetarian | Vegan (not dip) | May contain traces of gluten
£ 5.95
Bay Of Bengal Fish Curry with Coconut, Chilli, & Mustard

Bay Of Bengal Fish Curry with Coconut, Chilli, & Mustard

Cod fillet simmered in a medium-spiced sauce flavoured with Bengali mustard, coconut, and fresh chillies for an interesting bite

Mustard | Fish (Cod)
£ 11.95
North Indian Slow-Cooked Lamb & Spinach

North Indian Slow-Cooked Lamb & Spinach

Slow-braised chunks of lamb leg with spinach, mustard greens, fresh green herbs, and chillies

Mustard
£ 10.95
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
Cheese & Red Onion Nan

Cheese & Red Onion Nan

Freshly baked nan with cheese, roasted onion, and toasted seeds

Vegetarian | Dairy (lactose) | Wheat (Gluten)
£ 3.95

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

Malted Barley (Gluten)

£ 10.00

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
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
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
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
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
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