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Dinner Menu

soups, salads and chaats

Sprouted Moong Bean Salad 6.95
Chickpeas, moong bean sprouts, and tomatoes in a light citrus dressing

Five Spice Salad 6.95
Arugula and mixed greens with red bell pepper, mango slices, and scallion in a five spice vinaigrette
Add chicken tikkas 8.95

Papri Chaat 5.95
Crisp flour chips served with potatoes, chickpeas, and yogurt, drizzled with a tamarind and cilantro sauce

Bhel Poori 5.95
Rice crisps, crunchy gram-flour vermicelli, onions, tomatoes, and cilantro, tossed in a sweet and sour tamarind sauce


Soup Du Jour
Cup/Bowl 3.95/4.95

 

vegetarian appetizers

Samosas crisp stuffed turnovers 5.95
Spiced potatoes and green peas
(Served with tamarind and mint chutneys)

Paneer Pakoras 6.95
Fresh homemade cheese stuffed with chutneys dipped in chickpea batter and deep fried

Vegetable Pakoras 4.95
Fresh julienne of vegetables, onion and potato dipped in chickpea batter and deep fried

Gobi Manchurian 7.95
Indo-Chinese style cauliflower florets sautéed with onions and green pepper, in a sweet and sour chili paste

 

chicken/seafood/lamb appetizers

Chicken 69 8.95
The tastier version of Chicken 65, An Indo-Chinese house favorite of chili chicken tikkas

Crispy Pan Fried Shrimp 10.95
Shrimp marinated in tamarind, fresh ginger, garlic, cayenne pepper, cumin and turmeric, pan fried and topped with lemon and Thai basil

Malabar Crab Cakes 10.95
Crabmeat, curry leaves, ginger and onions served with ginger-plum chutney

Chicken Tikka 8.95
Tandoor-grilled tender chunks of chicken marinated in ginger, garlic and yogurt

Chicken Malai Kebabs 8.95
Tandoor-grilled chicken marinated with sour cream, ginger, garlic and herbs

Pudina Lamb Seekh Kebabs 9.95
Tandoor-grilled, mint-infused lamb kebabs served with mint chutney

Samosas crisp stuffed turnovers with lamb 6.95
Spicy minced lamb and green peas
(Served with tamarind and mint chutneys)

 

tantric platters

Vegetarian 9.95
Vegetarian 1 Veggie Samosa, 1 Aloo Tikki, 2 pakodas, 1 paneer pakoda

Non-Vegetarian 12.95
1 Keema Samosa (lamb), 1 Seekh Kebab, 2 Chicken Tikkas


naanza - indian pizza

Naanza – Tandoori Naan Pizza prepared
in a tandoori clay oven

Cheese......8.95
Chicken.....10.95


dakshin specialties from southern india

Saada Dosa 7.95
Thin rice and lentil crepe

Masala Dosa 9.95
Crepe stuffed with seasoned potatoes and onions

Mysore Masala Dosa 9.95
Crepe basted with hot chutney and stuffed
with spicy potatoes, hot & spicy

Uttapam 9.95
Rice and lentil pancake topped with diced vegetables

Idli sambar 8.95
Steamed rice cakes served with sambar, a savory lentil sauce

All served with coconut chutney and a spicy lentil/vegetable soup (sambar)

 

vegetarian entrees

Daal Makhani 13.95
Black lentils simmered with tomatoes, ginger, garlic, cilantro and caramelized onions

Daal Tarka 13.95
A classic yellow daal simmered with green chilies, garlic and onion

Channa Saag 14.95
Pureed spinach and chickpeas flavored with whole roasted cumin in tomato-onion gravy

Punjabi Masala Cholé 14.95
Chickpeas and potatoes in a spicy tomato coriander sauce with ginger, garlic and cilantro

Saag / Paalak Paneer 15.95
Pureed spinach and paneer cheese flavored with whole roasted cumin in tomato-onion gravy

Muttar Paneer 15.95
Peas and fresh paneer cheese flavored with whole roasted cumin a tomato-onion sauce

Lauki Kofta 15.95
Indian green gourd squash croquets flavored with ginger and green chilies and aromatic spices sautéed in tomato sauce

Bhindi do Piaza 14.95
Fresh okra in a tomato-onion reduction,
garnished with caramelized onions

Baingan Bhurta 14.95
Tandoor roasted eggplant puree sautéed with sliced onions, ginger and garlic, and garnished with fresh peas and cilantro

Baingan Pasanda 15.95
Baby eggplant served in a cashew and yogurt sauce topped with almonds

Aloo Gobi Masallam 14.95
Roasted cauliflower sautéed with sliced onions, ginger and garlic, and garnished with cilantro

Paneer Makhani 16.95
Paneer sautéed in a creamy tomato sauce

Navratan Korma 16.95
Paneer and vegetables cooked in a delicate cashew sauce flavored with ginger, cardamom and cloves

Malai Kofta 16.95
Vegetable/paneer croquets in a creamy cashew and almond sauce with fresh herbs and spices

 

chicken entrees

Chicken Madras 16.95
Piquant South Indian chicken curry tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilies and coconut milk

Butter Chicken 17.95
The famous Delhi cousin of Chicken Tikka Masala with a more buttery creamy taste

Chicken Chettinad 16.95
Chicken pieces tossed with black peppercorns, flavored with tamarind, curry leaves, red chilies, mustard seeds, ginger and garlic

Mango Chicken 16.95
Chicken cooked in a yogurt sauce with mango, ginger, coconut milk & curry leaves

Chicken Tikka Masala 16.95
Chicken breast cubed and marinated in ginger, garlic and yogurt, cooked in our tandoor and sautéed in a piquant tomato sauce flavored with methi leaves

Chicken Vindaloo 16.95
A Goan specialty of chicken cooked with potatoes, vinegar, spices and red chili paste

Chicken Korma 17.95
Chicken cooked in a delicate cashew sauce flavored with ginger, cardamom and cloves

Chicken Jalfrezi 16.95
An Indian stir fry of chicken sautéed with whole red chilies, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers

Chicken Saag 16.95
Chicken cooked in a classic favorite onion-garlic spinach sauce

Chicken Curry 15.95
Traditional house blend of coriander, cumin, red chili powder and turmeric in a light onion and tomato sauce (White meat add $1.00)

Tandoori Chicken 16.95
Chicken with hints of saffron and garam masala cooked in our clay oven (White meat add $1.00)

 

lamb entrees

Jardalu Ma Gos 18.95
A delicate Parsi dish of lamb sautéed with apricots, stick cinnamon, ginger, garlic, onion and red chili served with julienne fried potatoes

Nariyal Lamb 18.95
A Kerala specialty of lamb in a spicy coconut curry with mustard seeds, whole red chilies and curry leaves

Rogan Josh 18.95
Kashmiri style lamb in a peppercorn-tomato sauce

Lamb Tikka Masala 18.95
Lamb cubed and marinated in ginger, garlic and yogurt, cooked in our tandoor and sautéed in a piquant tomato sauce flavored with methi leaves

Lamb Vindaloo 17.95
A Goan specialty of lamb cooked with potatoes, vinegar, spices and red chili paste

Lamb Korma 17.95
Lamb cooked in a delicate cashew sauce flavored with ginger, cardamom and cloves

Lamb Jalfrezi 17.95
An Indian stir fry of lamb sautéed with whole red chilies, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers

Lamb Saag 17.95
Lamb cooked in a classic favorite onion-garlic spinach sauce

Lamb Curry 17.95
Traditional house blend of coriander, cumin, red chili powder and turmeric in a light onion and tomato sauce

 

 

seafood entrees

Dahi Maach 18.95
Authentic Bengali style fish in a yogurt and tomato sauce, flavored with ginger, green chili, cinnamon, cardamom, bayleaf and kalonji

Goan Shrimp Curry 20.95
Shrimp cooked in a coconut sauce flavored with curry leaves and turmeric

Seafood Madras 20.95
Shrimp, scallops & squid in a spicy sauce flavored with tamarind, curry leaves, red chilies, mustard seeds, ginger & garlic

Shrimp Jalfrezi 20.95
An Indian stir fry of shrimp sautéed with whole red chilies, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers

Shrimp Vindaloo 20.95
A Goan specialty of shrimp cooked with potatoes, vinegar, spices and red chili paste

Salmon Tikkas 20.95
Grilled salmon served with pineapple sun dried tomato salsa

 

breads

NAAN
Cooked in our tandoor (clay) oven
Plain 3.95
With your choice of garlic, rosemary,
mint, onions, cilantro, paneer 4.95
New England goat cheese and rosemary 5.95
Lakhnawi Naan 5.95
Cheese low fat mozzarella cheese, cilantro and spices 5.95
Chili cheese 5.95

KULCHA
Soft flatbread
Stuffed with seasoned onions or spiced potatoes 5.95

Tandoori Roti
Unleavened whole wheat bread baked in our tandoor oven 4.95

Paratha
multi-layered whole wheat bread
Plain 4.95
Mint or ajwain 5.95

 

rice specials

Basmati Rice steamed 3.95

Lemon Rice 4.95

Peas Pulao 4.95
Steamed rice and peas flavored with whole cumin

Biryani Hyderabadi
style spiced saffron rice accompanied by raita
Shrimp 20.95
Chicken 16.95
Lamb 18.95
Vegetables 15.95
Maharaja (medley of the above) 22.95

Chutneys/Accompaniments
Chutneys/Salsas each 1.95
Plum Chutney and Pineapple Mango Salsa

Raita 3.95
yogurt with cucumber, tomatoes, and cilantro

Papadums/Papad 2.95
Crisp chickpea flour wafers served with onion relish

 

desserts

Ras Malai 5.95
Ricotta-like patties in a light cardamom infused cream sauce

Kheer Badami 6.95
Rice pudding with cashews and almonds

Gulab Jamun 5.95
Indian cousin of the donut hole made with milk powder and lightly fried in a delicate rose-cardamom syrup

Molten Chocolate Cake 5.95
Heavenly warm chocolate cake with a decadent molten fudge center and a hint of Grand Marnier

Mango Cheesecake 5.95
Try our version of the exotic cheesecake

Kulfi 5.95
Traditional Indian ice cream in your choice of pistachio,
mango or coconut

Sorbet 4.95
Lemon, Mango or Raspberry

 

beverages

Nimbu Paani 3.95
Fresh lime soda made with freshly squeezed lime juice

Lassi (Mango, Sweet or Salty) 4.95
Classic yogurt smoothie

Assorted Fruit Juices 3.95
orange/cranberry/pineapple/guava/mango/passionfruit

Assorted Soft Drinks 2.95
coke/diet coke/sprite/ginger ale

Tazo Teas / Coffee / Decaf 2.95
Zen/Green/Orange Spice/Mint/Passion/Awake/Calm/Chamomile/Darjeeling/Earl Grey/Chai

Masala Chai 2.95
Black tea simmered with milk and a mix of cinnamon,
ginger, pepper and cardamom

Panna (Still Mineral Water) sm. 3.95/lg. 6.95

San Pellegrino (Sparkling Mineral Water) sm. 3.95/lg. 6.95

 

Please Note:
· 18% service charge is added to the bill for parties of five or more

· Lunch buffets, Combos, and Liquor items do not qualify for any promotional offerings

· Before placing your order, please inform us of any food allergy. Please let us know if you prefer your food mild vs spicy. Warning: Consuming raw or undercooked foods can cause foodborne illness.

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TANTRIC India Bistro : 123 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116 : 617.367.8742