Appetisers

4

Appetisers served with salad and appropriate dipping sauces

 

 

 

Piazzi V

3.25

Lightly spiced onion fritter... Onion Bhajee

 

Somosa Lamb/Vegetable V

3.25

Triangular, crisp fried pastries stuffed with minced lamb or vegetables

 

Sheek Kebab

3.75

Lightly spiced minced lamb grilled on skewers

 

Tandoori Chicken

3.75

Quarter of spring chicken marinated and delicately barbecued

 

Tikka Chicken / Lamb

3.75

Tender pieces of chicken or lamb cooked in a clay oven with highly flavoured but not hot spices

 

Chat Chicken / Aloo V

3.75

Shredded chicken or potatoes (aloo) seasoned with hot spices, garnished with chopped tomatoes and cucumber

 

Reshmi Murghi

3.95

Strips of chicken breast dipped in aromatic spices and egg yolk then skewered in the grill, served brushed with garlic

 

Magic Mushroom

4.25

Button mushroom stuffed with lightly spiced mince lamb, fried in a crumbed

 

Stuffed Pepper

4.25

Whole pepper simmered in a clay oven, stuffed with lightly spiced chicken and vegetables

 

Fish Bora

4.75

Tuna mixed with fresh coriander and onions, infused with light aromatic herbs and shallow fried with a crunchy coating

 

Chingri Puree

4.75

Delicately spiced prawns, served on homemade bread

 

Boro Chingri Puree

5.75

Delicately spiced king prawn served on homemade bread

 

Boro Chingri Butterfly

5.75

Deep fried King prawn in a lightly spiced, crumbed coating

 

Machli Grill

5.75

Pieces of Tilapia marinated in a special herbal sauce and grilled to perfection

 

Mish Mash

5.75

A combination of onion bhajee, sheek kebab, chicken tikka and Vegetable somosa

 

Lamb Chops

 

chops marinated in one of chef's special blend of sauce with coriander, ginger and garlic then skewered

5.25

 

Spice Merchants Specials

5

 

 

Goan Lamb Shank

11.95

A supreme cut of lamb given the traditional Goan treatment, full of flavour cooked with fresh herbs, cherry tomatoes and coriander... not to be missed

 

Merchants Special

11.95

A combination of chicken , lamb and king prawn cooked in Spice Merchant's special sauce

 

Boro Chingri Special

13.95

King Prawns partly in the shell, cooked with fresh grounded, garlic, coriander, fresh herbs green chillies... rich in spices

 

Goan Fish Roshani

13.95

Delicately flavoured Monk fish, cooked in a specifically made garlic sauce

 

Chefs Special Roast

10.95

Breast of a chicken marinated and infused with spices, char grilled then slowly cooked in rich Massala sauces... highly recommended

 

Lazeez Chicken/ Lamb

10.95

Thin slices of chicken or lamb with a selection of aromatic herbs, ginger and spices topped with cheese fairly hot

 

Lamb Haleem

9.95

Lamb cooked in traditional blend of ‘red' spices with a mixture of lentils and garnished with fried ginger

 

Xacuti Chicken

9.95

Breast of chicken cooked in a full flavoured sauce, consisting of star aniseed, javantri, Goan chillies and herbs...

 

an exotic dish to try

 

Special Murghi Jul

8.95

Authentic chicken dish. Unique home made style recipe, with a hint of sweet and sour flavour spicy sauce... chefs favourite

 

Shatkora Chicken/ Lamb

8.95

Tender chicken or lamb marinated with a Shatkora (a form of citrus), crushed garlic and ginger, virgin olive oil and a select of fresh spices... a regional dish of Bangladesh

 

 

Chef Specials

6

 

 

Tikka Massala Chicken / Lamb

7.50

Choice of chicken or lamb tikka cooked in pure ghee, ground almond, fresh cream and a special massala sauce... Britain's most popular dish

 

Passanda Chicken / Lamb

7.50

Tender pieces of marinated chicken or lamb cooked with fresh cream, milk, yoghurt and grounded almonds and herbs for a delicate flavour

 

Jhalfrezi Chicken / Lamb

7.50

Pieces of chicken or lamb cooked in a specially prepared, hot sauce garnished with onions, green peppers and fresh green chillies

 

Korahi Chicken / Lamb

7.50

A true authentic dish... highly flavoured with herbs and spices, garnished with capsicums and onions

 

Balti Chicken / Lamb

7.50

A very popular dish cooked with tomatoes, onions and capsicums in a special Balti sauce

 

Tandoori Butter Chicken

8.05

Mildly spiced chicken roasted in the clay oven and shredded off the bone then cooked in a special butter & cream sauce

 

Garlic Chilli Chicken/ Lamb

8.50

Juicy pieces of chicken or lamb cooked with medium spices, tomatoes, coriander, green chillies and extra crushed garlic... vampires beware!

 

Special Machli Moshla

10.95

Tilapia fish fillet sprinkled with fragrant spices, shallow fried, served in a dry sauce of crushed onion and coriander

 

Akhni ... A True Biriani

 

A choice from below, cooked with basmati rice in a sealed pot, flavoured with cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, saffron and rose water served with a medium spiced mixed vegetable sauce

 

Boro Chingri (King Prawns)

13.25

Chingri (Prawns)

9.25

Chicken / Lamb

8.25

Shobzi V

7.95

 

Grills And Roasts

7

All dishes served with salad and appropriate dipping sauces

 

 

 

Sheek Kebab

6.95

Lightly spied minced lamb grilled on skewers

 

Tandoori Chicken

6.95

Half of spring chicken marinated overnight in a sauce of ginger, saffron and ground spices then roasted delicately

 

Tikka Chicken / Lamb

6.95

Cubes of boneless chicken / lamb marinated in a rich blend of spices and grilled skewers

 

Tandoori Paneer

7.95

Cube of home-made cheese delicately flavoured and skewered

 

Shaslik Chicken / Lamb

8.25

Supreme pieces of chicken or lamb, non spicy, garnished with onions, tomato and green peppers

 

Hariali Nazakat

8.25

Strips of chicken infused with ground spices, then simmered in the grill and garnished with buttered garlic

 

Tandoori Mixed Grill

9.25

A combination of sheek kebab, chicken tikka, lamb tikka and tandoori chicken

 

Goan Fish Grill

11.25

Diced pieces of Monk fish lightly spiced and grilled with onions, tomatoes and capsicums

 

Machli Grill

11.25

Tilapia Fish fillet marinated in a specially prepared herbal sauce and roasted to perfection

 

Boro Chingri-E-Bahar

12.25

King-sized prawns marinated in chef's own special recipe and roasted

 

Lamb Chops

9.295

Chops Marinated in one of chef's special blend of sauce with coriander, ginger & garlic then skewered in the grill

 

Roopchanda Grill

11.25

Whole Pomfret fish infused using fresh herbs & spices then slow cooked in the tandoori grill, finished with a garnish of lightly spiced onions and herbs

 

 

 

Old Favourites

8

 

 

Korma

 

A very mild and sweet dish, cooked with ground almond in a creamy sauce... dish for a beginner

 

 

 

Chicken or Lamb

5.75

Prawn

6.95

King Prawn

8.95

Curry : Madras : Vindaloo

 

A well spiced dish with strength as indicated

 

Chicken or Lamb

5.75

Prawn

6.95

King Prawn

8.95

Bhuna

 

Medium spiced and drier than a usual curry packed with flavour

 

Chicken or Lamb

5.75

Prawn

6.95

King Prawn

8.95

Dhansak

 

Slightly hot, sweet and sour with lentils and herbs

 

Chicken or Lamb

5.75

Prawn

6.95

King Prawn

8.95

Rogan Josh

 

A medium dish cooked with various herbs in a rich tomato sauce

 

Chicken or Lamb

5.75

Prawn

6.95

King Prawn

8.95

Pathia

 

Slightly hot, spicy, sweet and sour

 

Chicken or Lamb

5.75

Prawn

6.95

King Prawn

8.95

 

Sag

A medium spiced delicious curry with fresh spinach

Chicken or Lamb

6.95

Prawn

7.25

King Prawn

9.25

 

Dupiaza

 

Dish cooked in medium spices and garnished with extra onions

 

Chicken or Lamb

5.75

Prawn

6.95

King Prawn

8.95

 

 

 

Vegetarian Specials V

9

Sim Sag Gatta

6.25

Spinach cooked with garlic and Bengali beans in traditional Bengali style

 

 

 

Shobzi Massala

6.25

Mixed vegetable cooked in pure ghee, ground almond, fresh cream and a massala sauce

 

 

 

Shobzi Capasilla

6.25

Mixed vegetables cooked with onions, tomatoes and fresh green chillies

 

Shobzi Balti

6.25

Mixed vegetable simmered in a highly flavoured Balti sauce and garnished with onions, tomatoes and capsicums

 

 

 

Aloo Begoon

6.25

Diced pieces of potatoes and aubergine cooked in medium spices with a thick sauce

 

 

 

Xacuti Shobzi

6.95

Vegetables cooked in a full flavoured exotic sauce, consisting of star aniseed, javantri, Goan chillies and herbs

 

  Side Dishes V

 

Bombay Aloo Spicy potatoes

3.25

Gobi Bhajee Spicy cauliflower

3.25

Aloo Gobi Potatoes and cauliflower

3.25

Sag Bhajee Fresh spinach

3.25

Sag Aloo Fresh spinach with potatoes

3.25

Sag Cream Fresh spinach with cream

3.25

Sag Paneer Fresh spinach with home-made cheese

3.25

Onion Bhajee Lightly spiced onion fritter

3.25

Chana Massala Chick peas

3.25

Sim De Aloo Green runner beans with potatoes

3.25

Tarka Dall Lentils with fried garlic

3.25

Bindi Bhajee Fresh okra

3.25

Brinjal Bhajee Fresh aubergine

3.25

Kumbi Bhajee Spicy mushroom

3.25

Roshani Kumbi Garlic mushroom

3.25

Mili Juli Shobzi Mixed vegetable curry

3.25

Niramish Dry mixed vegetable

3.25

 

 

 Rice Breads & Sundries  

10

 

Boiled Rice

2.25

Steamed rice

Pulao Rice

2.60

Saffron flavoured Basmati rice

Special Rice

2.95

Fried with peas and egg

 

 

Merchants Special Rice

2.95

Basmati Rice cooked in ghee and onions, scented with saffron

 

 

Garlic Aloo Rice

2.95

Fried with garlic and potatoes

 

 

Mushroom Rice

2.95

Fried with mushrooms

 

 

Lemon Rice

2.95

Fried with lemon peel

 

 

Coconut Rice

2.95

Fried with ground coconut

 

 

Plain Nan

2.95

Home-made bread

 

 

Peshwari Nan

2.60

Sweet leavened bread

 

 

Keema Nan

2.60

Filled with mince lamb

 

 

Cheese Nan

2.60

Topped with cheese and coriander

 

 

Garlic Nan

2.60

Filled with garlic

 

 

Plain Paratha

2.25

Thick, layered bread fried in pure ghee

 

 

Stuffed Paratha

2.60

Filled with mixed vegetables

 

 

Chapati

1.60

Thin wholemeal bread

 

 

Green Salad

2.25

 

Raitha

2.25

Cool whipped home made yoghurt

 

 

Plain / Spicy Papadoms (Each)

0.70

 

 

Mango Chutney/ Mixed Pickle/ Mint Sauce/ Onion Salad......Each....

0.70 

 

 

 

 

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