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Dinner Menu

soups, salads and chaats

Sprouted Moong Bean Salad 5.95
Chickpeas, moong bean sprouts, and tomatoes in a light citrus dressing

Five Spice Salad 5.95
Arugula and mixed greens with red bell pepper, mango slices, and scallion in a five spice vinaigrette
Add chicken tikkas 7.95

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
Spiced potatoes and green peas 4.95
(Served with tamarind and mint chutneys)

Paneer Pakoras 5.95
Fresh homemade cheese stuffed with chutney 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 6.95
Indo-Chinese style cauliflower florets sautéed with onions and green pepper, in a sweet and sour chili paste

 

Want to eat light?

Try our NEW Naanwich

Vegetable 5.95
Chicken 6.95
Lamb 7.95

 

chicken/seafood/lamb appetizers

Samosas crisp stuffed turnovers
Spiced potatoes and green peas 4.95
Spicy minced lamb and green peas 5.95
(Served with tamarind and mint chutneys)

Chicken 69 7.95
The tastier version of Chicken 65. An Indo-Chinese house favorite of chili chicken tikkas.

Crispy Pan Fried Shrimp 9.95
Shrimp marinated in tamarind, fresh ginger, garlic, cayenne pepper, cumin and turmetic then pan fried and topped with lemon and thai basil.

Malabar Crab Cakes 9.95
Crabmeat, curry leaves, ginger and onions served with ginger-plum chutney

Lamb Choyala 9.95
Lamb kebabs cooked in the tandoor oven then sauteed with mustard oil, chili powder, lemon, fresh ginger garlic and fenugreek

Chicken Tikka 7.95
Tandoor-grilled tender chunks of chicken marinated in ginger,
garlic & yogurt

Chicken Malai Kebabs 7.95
Tandoor-grilled chicken marinated with mild cheese, sour cream, ginger, garlic and herbs

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

 

tantric combos

Tantric Vegetarian Maharaja Dinner for 2 35.00
Soup, vegetarian samosa, chef’s choice of 2 vegetarian entrees, raita, sweet mango or spicy pickle, basmati rice, papad, naan, dessert, coffee or tea.

Tantric Non-Vegetarian Maharaja Dinner for 2 40.00
Soup, vegetarian samosa, chef’s choice of 2 chicken entrees, basmati rice, naan, raita, sweet mango or spicy pickle, papad, dessert, coffee or tea. Substitute Lamb Samosa and Lamb Entree add $3.00

 

chicken

Chicken Madras 15.95
Piquant South Indian Chicken curry tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves red chilies and coconut milk (White meat add $1.00)

Butter Chicken 16.95
The famous Delhi cousin of Chicken Tikka Masala with a more buttery creamy taste

Chicken Chettinad 15.95
Chicken pieces tossed with black peppercorns, flavored with tamarind, curry leaves, red chilies, mustard seeds, ginger & garlic.
(White meat add $1.00)

Mango Chicken 15.95
Chicken cooked in a yogurt sauce with mango, ginger, coconut milk & curry leaves. (White meat add $1.00)

Chicken Tikka Masala 15.95
Chicken breast cubed and marinated in ginger, garlic and yogurt, cooked in our tandoor and sauteed in a piquant tomato sauce flavored with methi leaves.

Chicken Vindaloo 15.95
A Goan specialty of chicken cooked with potatoes, vinegar, spices and red chili paste. (White meat add $1.00)

Chicken Korma 16.95
Chicken cooked in a delicate cashew sauce flavored with ginger, cardamom and cloves. (White meat add $1.00)

Chicken Jalfrezi 15.95
An Indian stir fry of chicken sauteed with whole red chilies, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers. (White meat add $1.00)

Chicken Saag 15.95
Chicken cooked in a classic favorite onion-garlic spinach sauce. (White meat add $1.00)

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

Tandoori Chicken 15.95
Chicken with hints of saffron and garam masala cooked in our clay oven. (White meat add $1.00)

 

lamb

Jardalu Ma Gos 17.95
A delicate Parsi dish of lamb sauteéd with apricots, stick cinnamon, fresh ginger, garlic, onion and red chili served with julienne fried potatoes.

Nariyal Lamb 17.95
A Kerala specialty of lamb in a spicy coconut curry with mustard seeds, whole red chilies and curry leaves

Rogan Josh 17.95
Kashmiri style lamb in a peppercorn-tomato sauce

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

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

Lamb Korma 16.95
Lamb cooked in a delicate cashew sauce flavored with ginger, cardamom and cloves

Lamb Jalfrezi 16.95
An Indian stir fry of lamb sauteed with whole red chilies, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers

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

Lamb Curry 16.95
Traditional house blend of coriander, cumin, red chili powder and tumeric in a light onion and tomato sauce

 

seafood

Dahi Maach 17.95
Authentic Bengali style fish in a yogurt and tomato sauce, flavored with fresh ginger, green chili, cinnamon, cardamom, bayleaf and kalonji.

Goan Shrimp Curry 19.95
Shrimp cooked in a coconut sauce flavored with curry leaves and turmeric

Seafood Madras 19.95
Shrimp, scallops & squid in a spicy sauce flavored with tamarind, curry leaves, red chilies, mustard seeds, ginger & garlic

Shrimp Jalfrezi 19.95
An Indian stir fry of shrimp sauteed with whole red chilies, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers

Shrimp Vindaloo 19.95
A Goan specialty of shrimp cooked with potatoes, vinegar, spices and red chili paste

Salmon Tikkas 18.95
Grilled salmon served with pineapple sun dried tomato salsa

 

vegetarian entrees

Daal Makhani 12.95
Black lentils simmered with fresh cream, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, cilantro and caramelized onions

Daal Tarka 11.95
A classic yellow daal

Punjabi Masala Chole 13.95
Chickpeas and potatoes in a spicy tomato coriander sauce with ginger, garlic and cilantro

Saag/Palak Paneer 14.95
Pureed spinach and paneer cheese flavored with whole roasted cumin in a tomato-onion gravy

Muttar Paneer 14.95
Peas and fresh paneer (cheese) flavored with whole roasted cumin in a tomato-onion sauce

Lauki Kofta 14.95
Indian green gourd squash croquets flavord with ginger and green chilies and aromatic spices sauteed in a light yogurt and tomato sauce

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

Baingan Bhurta 13.95
Tandoor Roasted eggplant puree sautéed with sliced onions, ginger and garlic and garnished with fresh peas and cilantro

Baingan Pasanda 14.95
Baby eggplant served in a cashew and yogurt sauce topped with almonds and raisins

❤ Aloo Gobi Masallam 13.95
Roasted cauliflower sautéed with sliced onions, ginger and garlic and garnished with fresh tomatoes and cilantro

Paneer Makhani 15.95
Paneer sautéed in a creamy tomato sauce

Navratan Korma 15.95
Paneer and vegetables served in a korma sauce

Malai Kofta 15.95
Vegetable/paneer croquets in a creamy cashew and almond sauce with fresh herbs and spices.

 

 

tantric platters

Vegetarian
1 Veggie Samosa, 1 Aloo Tikki, 2 pakoras,
1 paneer pakora 9.95

Non-Vegetarian
1 Keema Samosa (lamb), Tantric Wings, 1 Sheekh Kebab,
2 Chicken Tikkas 11.95

 

tantric’s naanza-indian pizza

Naanza-Tandoori Naan Pizza prepared in a tandoori clay oven.
Low-fat mozzarella & pepper jack cheeses, cilantro & spices,
Green chili & cheese

Cheese 7.95
Vegetarian 8.95
Chicken 9.95
Lamb 10.95

 

dakshin specialties from southern india

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

Sada Dosa 7.00
Thin rice and lentil crepe.

Masala Dosa 8.00
Crepe stuffed with seasoned potatoes and onions.

Mysore Masala Dosa 8.50
Crepe basted with hot chutney and stuffed with spicy potatoes.
Hot & Spicy.

Uttapam 8.00
Rice and lentil pancake topped with diced vegetables.

Idli Sambar 8.00
Steamed rice cakes served with sambar a savory lentil sauce.

 

breads

Naan - Cooked in our tandoor (clay) oven

Plain 2.95

With your choice of... 3.95
garlic, rosemary, mint, onions, cilantro, paneer

New England goat cheese and rosemary 4.95

Lakhnawi Naan 4.95
Sweetened naan filled with ground almonds,
cashews and raisins

Cheese low fat mozzarella 4.95
and low fat pepper jack cheeses cilantro and spices

Chili cheese 4.95

Kulcha - soft flatbread 4.95
Stuffed with seasoned onions or spiced potatoes

Tandoori Roti 3.95
Unleavened whole wheat bread baked in our tandoor oven


Paratha
multi-layered whole wheat bread
Plain 3.95
Laccha - With your choice of mint,or ajwain 4.95

 

rice specials

Basmati Rice steamed 2.95

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 19.95
Chicken 15.95
Lamb 17.95
Vegetables 15.95
Maharaja (medley of the above) 20.95

Chutneys/Accompaniments
Chutneys/Salsas each 1.95
Fig Chutney, Plum Chutney and Pineapple Mango Salsa
Raita (yogurt with cucumber, tomatoes and cilantro) 2.95

 

desserts

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

Kheer Badami 5.95
Creamy rice pudding with cashews, almonds and raisins.

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 an exotic cheesecake

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

 

beverages

Nimbu Pani 3.00
Fresh lime soda made with freshly squeezed lime juice

Lassi (Mango, Sweet or Salty) 3.50
Classic yogurt smoothie

Assorted Fruit Juices 3.00
orange/cranberry/pineapple/guava/mango/passion fruit

Assorted Soft Drinks 2.00
coke/ diet coke/ sprite/ ginger ale

Tazo Teas 2.00
Zen/Green Tea/Orange Spice/Mint/Passion/Awake/Calm/Chamomile
Darjeeling/Early Grey/Chai

Tea/Coffee/Decaf 2.00

Chai 2.50
Black tea simmered with milk and a mix of cinnamon, ginger, pepper and cardamom

Panna (Still Mineral Water) sm. 3.50/lg. 6.00

San Pellegrino (Sparkling Mineral Water) sm. 3.50/lg. 6.00

 

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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