Benares (Midtown)

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Benares (Midtown)
Delivery/Takeout Menu
For takeout or delivery. Delivery area is west of Madison Ave to 10th Ave between 63rd & 42nd Sts. To order online click the link below.
Available: 7 days 12 pm to 10:30 pm. Closed Monday to Friday 3-5 pm.
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Lunch Specials
Vegetable Platter
Includes two veggies of the day, dhal, rice, naan & salad
$9.95
Tikka Masala Platter
Chicken tikka masala, veggie of the day, dhal, rice, naan & salad.
$10.95
Tandoori Chicken Platter
Tandoori chicken, veggie of the day, dhal, rice, naan & salad
$10.95
Lamb Curry Platter
Lamb curry, veggie of the day, dhal, rice, naan & salad
$11.95


Prix Fixe Menu
Prix Fixe
Choice of one appetizer & one entree. Served with basmati rice, naan bread, raita (yogurt) & mango chutney.
$16.95


Appetizers
Angoori Jhinga
Shrimps marinated in ajwain, ginger, garlic, green chilies, grilled in tandoor, served with grape relish.
$12
Karwari Jhinga
Shrimps spice with chili, coated with semolina poppy seeds, pan seared served with coconut pineapple salsa.
$12
Crab Milagu
Lump crab seasoned with spiced peppers. roasted tomato & garlic sauce.
$15
Fish Amritsari (Fish Pakora)
Fish marinated in ginger, garlic, garam masala, yogurt & coated with gram flour.
$12
Parsee Salmon Tikka
Salmon spiced with green pepper & Parsee style pomegranate, date, gooseberry dip.
$13
Kandhari Murgh (Malai Kebab)
Chicken breast marinated in spices & served with pomegranate, date, gooseberry dip.
$12
Chicken Tikka
Tandoor grilled tender pieces of chicken, marinated in yougurt & spices.
$12
Crab Cake $12
Kakori Kebab (Seekh Kebab)
Ground lamb rubbed with ginger, garlic, chili, infused with poppy seed & nutmeg.
$12
Barrah Kebab
Juicy pieces of lamb marinated in yogurt & nutmeg.
$12


Vegetarian Appetizers
Mathura Se (Aloo Tikka)
Potato patties stuffed with seasoned gram, topped with mint & cranberry sauce.
$8
Aloo Papri Chaat
Wheat crisps, chickpeas, potatoes topped with yogurt, roasted cumin, mint & tamarind sauce.
$8
Banarsi Kachori
Crispy flour puffs served with tomato salsa, potatoes & chutney.
$8
Gulka Paneer Tikka
Cottage cheese marinated in yogurt, tumeric, pomegranate, skewered & cooked in clay oven.
$10
Classic Samosa
Potatoes seasoned with cumin, coriander, ginger, mango powder in triangle turnovers.
$8
Shakahari Kebab (Vegetable Kebab)
Corn, yam, spinach & chickpea kebab skewered & cooked in clay oven.
$10
Bhel Puri
Puffed rice crisps with chopped onions, potatoes, avocado & corn kernels tossed with chutney.
$8
Mix Pakora
Lotus, cabbage, onion, spinach fritters.
$8
Lasooni Gobi
Chinese Indian style cauliflower marinated in tomato garlic & green chili sauce.
$9


Soup & Salad
Mulligatawany Soup
A spicy favorite of Indians made with red lentils vegetables green apple coming in two flavors: vegetable or chicken.
$8
Kozhi Rasam
Chicken soup flavored with fennel, black peppers, coconut & tomatoes.
$7
Attukal Paya Soup
Lamb soup (goat trotters) with coriander, coconut and garam masala.
$8
Harabhara Salad
Lettuce, diced cucumber, red radish, carrots, cherry tomatoes & guacamole with chef's special dressing.
$7


Chicken Entrees
Served With Basmati Saffron w/Pea Rice
Chicken Tikka Masala
Grilled boneless chicken simmered in fenugreek flavored plum tomato sauce.
$16
Murgh Pateeli Saag
Spiced chicken pieces, sauteed with fresh spinach, enhanced with spices.
$16
Chicken Shahi Korma
Spiced chicken in rich cashew nut & almond sauce.
$16
Chicken Vindaloo
Famous chicken preparation for Goa, cooked with vinegar, hot chilies & spices.
$16
Chicken Curry Homestyle
Homestyle chicken preparation slow cooked in onion, tomatoes, ginger & spices.
$16
Kozhi Varutha Curry
South Indian specialty chicken, cooked with roasted chili, spices, ginger & garlic in coconut sauce.
$16
Tharavu Curry
Duck meat simmered in onion, ginger, garlic, coconut sauce with chilies & spices.
$20
Chicken Dansak
Tender breaded chicken cooked with lentils & vegetable curry sauce.
$16
Chili Chicken Indian Style
Chicken sauteed with bell peppers & crushed chili tomato sauce.
$16


Tandoori Entrees
Served With Basmati Saffron w/Pea Rice
Aamiya Jhinga
Jumbo prawns marinated in mango, chili, rice vinegar, ginger, molasses, cooked in tandoor.
$22
Tandoori Hen
Whole cornish hen marinated in lime, ginger, garlic, cumin, garam masala & cooked in tandoor.
$20
Tandoori Chicken
Chicken breast marinated in yougrt, ginger garlic & Indian spices then cooked in the tandoor.
$18
Luckowi Murgh
Chicken breast marinated in yogurt with saffron & cardamom flavor, cooked in clay oven.
$18
Fish Tikka
Swordfish cubes, marinated in tandoori masala & crushed peppers, cooked in tandoor.
$21
Lamb Chops
Juicy lamb chops from ribs, marinated to perfection cooked in clay oven.
$21
Malasaledar Lamb Chops
Juicy lamb chops marinated in nutmeg & cinnamon powder & aromatic Indian herbs.
$25
Mixed Grill $24


Goat & Lamb Entrees
Served With Basmati Saffron w/Pea Rice
Rezala Goat
Slow cooked goat meat, cooked in onions, yogurt, saffron, cardamom.
$18
Rogan Josh
A signature dish from Kashmir consists of succulent pieces of lamb in cardamom, aniseed & paprika savored sauce.
$17
Lamb Vindaloo
Goa style lamb cooked with vinegar, hot chilies & spices.
$17
Lamb Saagwala
Tender pieces of lamb sauteed with fresh spinach enhanced with spices.
$17
Safed Gosht
A Rajastani specialy, marinated lamb in ginger, garlic, yogurt, simmered in cadomom & almond sauce.
$17
Balti Tamarind Lamb Curry
A tamarind base balti sauce with a touch of coconut (sweet & sour) sauce.
$18


Seafood Entrees
Served With Basmati Saffron w/Pea Rice
Malwani Fish Curry
Bronzini simmered in coconut, chilies, spiced sauce.
$21
Mandelli Fish Curry
Halibut marinated in ginger garlic & garam masala oven baked with coconut sauce.
$24
Iggaru Ryya
Shrimps simmered in star anise, chilies, coconut, poppy seeds, tamarind water, curry leaves & kokum.
$21
Kekada Kari
Traditional nadan kerala style jumbo lump crab curry, simmered in mustard, curry leaves & kokum.
$22
Goldhar Dhingri
Sauteed lobster & wild mushrooms in a garlic flavored sauce.
$30
Sevai Tomato Kurma
Mussels, scallops, rock shrimps, fishes, crab claws, tossed in garlic tomato sauce over Indian style rice noodles.
$25
Salmon Curry
Onion & tomato sauce.
$19
Shrimp Curry
Onion & tomato sauce.
$20
Goan Salmon Curry
Onion & tomato sauce.
$19
Goan Shrimp Curry
Onion & tomato sauce.
$20


Vegetarian Entrees
Served With Basmati Saffron w/Pea Rice
Banarsi Dum Aloo
Scooped potato stuffed with seasoned veggies in onion tomato sauce.
$13
Achari Bhindi
Fresh okra cooked with pickled flavored spices.
$13
Gobhi Jaipuri
Potato & cauliflower cooked in slow fire with cumin, coriander & chili flakes.
$13
Baingan Mirch Ka Salan
Baby eggplant simmered in coconut, peanut, curry leaves flavored gravy, topped with stuffed peppers.
$13
Kadhai Paneer
Julienne paneer cooked with onions & flavored with red chili.
$14
Nawabi Subji
Fresh vegetables simmered in charmagaz gravy with cardamom flavor.
$13
Saag Paneer
Fresh spinach cooked with cottage cheese, tempered with cumin, ginger & garlic.
$14
Malai Kofta
Vegetable & cheese dumplings cooked in cashew & tomato gravy.
$14
Lauki Ka Kofta
Green squash dumplings & paneer khurchan, served with makhani sauce.
$14
Dal Makhani
Black lentils cooked in slow fire overnight, finished with butter & tomato gravy.
$13
Banarsi Dal
Blend of malka masoor, chana & arhar tempered with onion, ginger, tomatoes, finished with desi ghee.
$13
Paneer Makhani
Cottage cheese in tomato & cream sauce.
$13
Mutter Paneer
Cottage cheese & peas cooked in light yellow sauce.
$13
Baingen Bhartha
Eggplant roasted on a fire & cooked with onions & peas.
$13
Navaratan Korma
Assorted vegetables in a special sauce with nuts & fruits.
$13
Chana Saag
Puree of spinach cooked with chickpeas.
$13
Panir Bhurjee
Shredded panir cooked with tomato, onion & pepper.
$14


Vegan Entrees
Served with basmati rice
Saag Only
Homestyle spinach cooked with spices.
$13
Mixed Vegetables
Fresh vegetables cooked in a tomato & onion sauce.
$13
Bhindi
Fresh okra cooked with spices.
$13
Aloo Gobhi
Potato & cauliflower cooked with cumin & spices.
$13
Yellow Dal
Yellow lentils cooked in slow fire overnight finished with tempered herbs & spices
$13
Maah Ki Dal
Black lentils cooked in slow fire overnight finished with tomato gravy
$13
Peshawari Choley
Chickpea cooked in roasted herbs & spices with fresh tomato & onion sauce.
$13
Aloo Baingan
Eggplant curry with potatoes.
$13
Jeera Aloo
Potato spiced with cumin.
$13


Tandoori Breads
Naan
Garlic, rosemary, peshwari for add'l $1.
$3
Paratha or Laccha or Mint Paratha $4
Roti $3
Poori $4
Filled Kulcha
Onion, potato or paneer.
$5
Chicken Tikka & Cheese Kulcha $6
Bread Basket $13


Rice & Biryanis
Peas Pulao
Saffron rice with peas.
$3
Kashmiri Pulao
Saffron rice with fruits & nuts.
$7
Jeera Rice
Basmati rice tempered with cumin.
$7
Banarsi Rice
Lemon flavored rice.
$7
Biryanis
Layered basmati rice casserole, flavored with spices, saffron & rose water. Choice of vegetable, chicken ($15), lamb ($16), goat ($17) or shrimp ($18).
$14


Sides
Chutney
Tomato, mango, eggplant, garlic or pickle.
$4
Raita
Onion tomato, Boondi or cucumber.
$4
Papadum $3
Curry Sauce (16 oz.) $7
Tikka Masala Sauce (16 oz.) $7
Vindaloo Sauce (16 oz.) $7


Desserts
Shahi Dawat
Carrot pudding on a saffron crisp bread, topped with raspberry and rabri.
$6
Mango Kulfi
Mango flavored Indian Ice cream.
$6
Narangi Kheer
Orange flavored rice pudding.
$5
Rasmalai
Cottage cheese dumpling.
$5
Gulab Jamun
Honey Dumpling.
$5
Pista Kulfi
Pistgachio flavored Indian ice cream.
$5


Beverages
Canned Soda
Choose from our selection.
$3
Lemonade $3
Poland Spring Water (16 oz.) $2
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water (16 oz.) $7
Iced Tea $4
Sweet Lassi $5
Mango Lassi $5
Salted Lassi $5
Rose Lassi $5
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