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-Shikara Chef’s-Recommendations-

Selected by our chefs, the following platters will give you a fine taste of our diverse menu. Each is served with Basmati Rice and Nan.

Shikara Dinner Special*
Tandoori chicken, seekh kebab, fish tikka, chicken tikka, rogan josh, and dal makhani.
Shikara Mix Grill
Tandoori chicken, boti kebab, malai kebab, dal and butter chicken
Shikara Seafood Platter
Tandoori shrimp, fish tikka and goan fish curry, served with basmati rice and nan
Lamb Platter
Choice of lamb dahiwala or bhuna gosht or lamb vindaloo or lamb tikka masala and dal makhani.

-Murgh Ki Rasoi-
Chicken Entrees
(Chicken Entrees)

Chicken Dahiwala
Succulent pieces of chicken in rich yoghurt based gravy with a touch of onion and dried fenugreek seeds
Chicken Saag
Boneless cubes of chicken cooked with spinach, onions, tomatoes, mild spices and fresh herbs.
Chicken Vindaloo
Cubes of marinated chicken cooked with seasoned potatoes in a spicy tomato and onion sauce.
Butter Chicken
Chicken barbecued in our tandoor, simmered in a creamy, onion and tomato sauce, with herbs and spices.
Chicken Tikka Masala
Breasts of boneless chicken, cooked in onion, tomato, cream, and fresh herb sauce to perfection.
Kadhai Chicken*
Tender cubes of boneless chicken sautéed in a wok with ginger, onions, tomatoes, fresh herbs and spices.
Chicken Curry
Boneless cubes of spring chicken cooked in a savory onion, tomato, and garlic sauce.
Chicken Shahi Korma
Boneless checken cooked in mild sauce with mild spices
Frontier Chicken *
Diced checken grilled on tava with tomatoes, onions, ginger and garlic
Chicken Chili Masala
Chicken cubes cooked with jullians of onions, bell peppers and jalapenos served with spicy sauce
Egg Curry
Boiled eggs cooked in an onion and tomato gravy.

-Shikara Chef’s-Recommendations-
Gosht Ki Rasoi-
Lamb Entrees
(Lamb Entrees)

Lamb Dahiwala*
Succulent pieces of lamb cooked in a rich yogurt-based gravy with a touch of onion and dried fenugreek seeds.
Bhuna Gosht
Tender cubes of lamb cooked with onions, tomatoes, ginger, and fresh herbs.
Lamb Saag
An earthy delicacy from Punjab: a delightful combination of spinach and lamb.
Lamb Vindaloo
Tender cubes of marinated lamb leg cooked with seasoned potatoes in a spicy tomato and onion sauce.
Rogan Josh *
Cubes of boneless lamb prepared in a tastefully mild onion and tomato gravy.
Dal Gosht
Tender cubes of lamb cooked with lentils in an onion, garlic and ginger sauce
Keema Mattar *
Minced lamb, green peas cooked with tomatoes, onions, herbs and spices

-Swaad Samunder Se-
Seafood Entrees
(Seafood Entrees)

Shrimp Masala
Shrimp cooked tastefully in creamy onion, tomato, and fresh herb sauce.
Shrimp Vindaloo
Shrimp and potatoes cooked in a spicy sauce with a touch of vinegar.
Fish Masala
Fish simmered in a mild sauce and tossed with onions, tomatoes, and garlic.
Goan Fish Curry
Fish cooked in an exotic combination of tomatoes, chilis, coconut milk, herbs, and spices.
Madras Fish Curry
Fish cooked with onion, tomatoes, bay leaf, coconut milk, herbs and spices.

-Vaishnav Bhojan-
Vegetarian Entrees
(Vegetarian Entrees)

Paneer Bhurji
Homemade grated cheese sautéed with peas.
Vegetable Jalfrezi
Mixed seasonal vegetables cooked to perfection with herbs and spices
Paneer Makhani
Homemade cottage cheese cubes cooked in a savory tomato, onion, and mildly spiced
cream sauce.
Kadhai Paneer
Cubes of homemade cottage cheese sautéed with red and green peppers, onions, and tomatoes.
Mattar Paneer
Green peas and homemade Indian cheese cubes prepared with spiced onion, tomato, and roasted cumin sauce to perfection.
Palak Paneer
Spinach and homemade Indian cheese cubes cooked with onions, tomatoes, mild spices and fresh herbs.
Malai Kofta
Indian cheese and minced vegetable dumplings cooked in a mildly spiced creamy sauce.
Navrattan Korma
Assorted fresh vegetables cooked in creamy sauce, and garnished with nuts.
Chana Masala
Chick peas cooked in a mildly spiced onion and tomato gravy.
Baigan Dahiwala*
A delicacy of eggplant, cooked in a yogurt based gravy with a blend of herbs and spices—a house specialty.
Baigan Bhartha
Eggplant barbecued in the clay oven, sautéed with onions, tomatoes, ginger, and fresh coriander.
Punjabi Kadhi
North Indian delicasy, cooked in yogurt sauce with herbs and spices, mixed with onion fritters

Bhindi Masala
Garden fresh okra sautéed with chopped onions, tomatoes, roasted cumin, mild herbs, and spices.
Aloo Gobi Masala
Fresh cauliflower cooked with potatoes, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and cilantro.
Bombay Aloo
Potatoes cooked with onions, bell peppers and cashews with thick masala paste
Dal Makhani
Black lentils prepared with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and ginger, cooked on a slow fire.
Yellow Tardka Dal
Yellow lentil curry prepared with tomatoes, onions, ginger, and tempered with cumin and mustard seeds.

-Chawal Ke Namoone-
Rice Specialties
(Rice Specialties)

Shrimp Biryani*
Saffron flavored basmati rice, sautéed with jumbo shrimp, herbs, and mild spices.
Lamb Biryani*
Saffron flavored Basmati rice, cooked with succulent cubes of lamb, herbs, and mild spices.
Chicken Biryani
Saffron flavored Basmati rice, sautéed with boneless cubes of spring chicken, mild herbs, and spices.
Vegetable Biryani
Saffron flavored rice prepared with fresh vegetables, specially imported herbs, spices, and nuts.
Kashmiri Pulao*
Basmati rice, cooked with golden raisins and nuts.
Peas Pulao
Basmati rice cooked with green peas and cumin.
Jeera Rice
Basmati rice flavored with cumin seeds.
Steamed Rice
Plain, white basmati rice, steamed to perfection.

-Roti-
Indian Breads
(Indian Breads)

Traditional Indian cuisine, besides the vegetables and rice, also consists of bread, which we bake in our specially-imported clay oven. We will be glad to assist you with your selections as certain breads compliment each dish.
Tandoori Roti
Whole wheat bread baked in a clay oven.
Parantha
A multi-layered whole wheat bread made with butter, baked in the clay oven.
Methi Parantha
A multi-layered whole wheat and fenugreek bread made with butter and baked in the clay oven.
Podina Parantha*
A multi-layered whole wheat and fresh mint bread made with butter and baked in the clay oven.
Aloo Parantha
A multi-layered whole wheat bread stuffed with seasoned potatoes, finely chopped cilantro and mild spices, baked in cly oven
Poorie (each)
Deep fried whole wheat bread
Bhatura (each)
Leavened bread deep fried
Nan
Leavened bread made of special fine white flour dough, baked in the clay oven.
Garlic Nan
Leavened bread made in a clay oven, seasoned with freshly roasted garlic and butter.
Onion Kulcha
Leavened bread stuffed with chopped onions, cilantro, and mild seasonings,
baked in the clay oven.
Paneer Kulcha
Leavened bread stuffed with grated homemade cheese, chopped cilantro, and mild spices, baked in the clay oven.
Keema Nan*
Leavened bread stuffed with seasoned minced lamb and cilantro, baked in
the clay oven.
Bread Basket
Combination of favorites, nan, parantha, onion kulcha and garlic nan

-South Indian Specialties-
South Indian Specialties

Rasam
A traditional South Indian lentil soup, prepared with tamarind, tomatoes, lemon juice, and fresh herbs and spices.
Idli Sambhar
Steamed rice and lentil dough cakes served with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Wada Sambhar
Special doughnuts made of pureed lentils, onions, herbs and spices, served with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Onion Uttapam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with onions and fresh herbs. Served with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Tomato and Peas Uttapam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with diced tomatoes, peas, and fresh herbs.
Served with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Saada Dosai
Pureed rice and lentil batter spread over a hot griddle into a thin and crispy crepe. Served with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Masala Dosai
Rice and lentil crepes filled with a seasoned potatos, onion, and herb mixture. Served
with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Spinach Dosai
Rice, lentil and spinach crepes . Served with sambhar and coconut chutney. Onion Rava Dosai Cream of wheat crepes topped with onions and fresh herbs, served with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Rava Masala Dosai
Thin cream of wheat crepes filled with seasoned potato, onion, and herb mixture. Served with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Curd Rice
Traditional south Indian specialty made of yogurt, steamed rice, mustard seeds, and authentic seasonings.
Tomato Rice
Basmati rice flavored with tomato, mustard seeds, and red chilies.
Tamarind Rice
Basmati rice flavored with tamarind, special south Indian chutneys, and fresh herbs.
South Indian Thali
One idli, one wada, and masala dosai served with sambhar and coconut chutney.

-Indo-Chinese Dishes -
Indo-Chinese Dishes

Vegetable fried Rice
Stir-fried rice with carrots, cabbage, garlic and ginger in light soya sauce
Chicken fried Rice
Stir-fried rice with chicken, carrots, cabbage, garlic and ginger in light soya sauce
Chili Chicken
Boneless chicken cooked with onions, green chilies, green and red bell peppers,
stir-fried in soya and red chili sauce to perfection
Vegetable Manchurian
Fried vegetable friters cooked in sweet and tangy manchurian sauce
Szechuan Chicken
Cubes of boneles chicken breasts cooked with red peppers, green onions ginger, and sherry for that alarming flavor and topped with roasted pea nuts

 

-Meethe Sapne-
Let your dreams go wild
“Let your dreams go wild”

Rasmalai * (each)
Sweet, spongy cottage cheese dumplings served in a creamy sauce flavored with cardamom and pistachios.
Kheer
Saffron flavored rice pudding with pistachios and almonds.
Kala Jamun* (two)
Spongy, dry milk dumpling soaked in a sugar syrup
Gulab Jamun (two)
North Indian delicacy made of a dry milk and semolina flour, fried golden brown and served in a sugar syrup. Also served warm with Mango Kulfi
Gaajar Halwa
Grated carrots reduced in milk, glazed with butter, flavored with cardamom and garnished with nuts.
Pista Kulfi
Homemade Indian ice cream flavored with saffron, pistachio, nuts, and cardamom.
Mango Kulfi*
Homemade Indian ice cream flavored with mango and nuts

-Beverages-
Lassi

A refreshing yogurt drink made sweet or salted, served chilled
Mango Lassi*
A creamy yogurt shake made with imported Alphonso mango pulp, served chilled
Mango Juice
Mango juice made with imported Alphonso mango pulp, served chilled
Mango Shake
A thick creamy mango milk shake made with imported Alphonso Mango Pulp, served chilled
Indian Masala Tea
Tea made with imported premium brand Indian tea leaves with milk and spices, served hot
Coffee
Tea (Hot)
Iced Tea
Please ask the server for available flavors
Orange Juice
Cranberry Juice
Pineapple Juice
Rose Milk
Bottled Water

-Mahkhane Se-
From Bar
(From our bar)

       
Pinot Grigio Beringer, Founders’ Estate, California
Reisling J Lohr, Monterey, California
Chardonnay Beringer, Napa Valley
Sauvignon Blanc Matua Valley, New Zealand
   

Sparkling Wine

Sparkling Wine Domaine Chandon, Napa Valley
   

Reds

Pinot Noir Distant Bay
Merlot Trinity Oak
Cabernet Trinchero Family, California
Cabernet Two Tone Farm, Napa
Shiraz Black Opel, Australia
   

Our House Wines

By the Glass
Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and White Zinfandel
   

Beers

DOMESTIC IMPORT
Miller Genuine Draft, Miller Lite,
Bud Lite, Budweiser,
Sharp’s (non-alcoholic)
Heineken, Corona,
Amstel Light

INDIAN BEERS

  Taj Mahal (650 ml) King Fisher Flying Horse (650 ml)

 

Cocktails

Black Russian
Vodka and Kahlua over ice
Collins
Gin, sweet ‘n sour, and soda
Daiquiri
White rum, lemon juice, sweet ‘n sour, shaken with ice
Gin Sling
Gin, lemon juice, bitter with soda water
Singapore Sling
Gin, cherry brandy, sweet ‘n sour, soda
Sours
(Whiskey, Gin, Brandy, Vodka) With Sweet ‘n Sour Martini/ Manhattan

Spirits

Gin, Whiskey, Vodka, Rum
Irish, Canadian, American Whiskeys and Bourbons
Bacardi
Brandy
Scotch/Single Malt Scotch

After Dinner Drinks

White Russian
Vodka, Kahlua and Cream
Toasted Almond
Amaretto, Kahlua and Cream
Irish Coffee
Irish Mist and Coffee topped with Whipped Cream
Indian Coffee
Tia Maria and Coffee topped with Whipped Cream
Cognac
Hennesey, Courvoisier, Martell

 

*15% Gratuity will be added to the check for a party of 6 or more.

 


 

 

 
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