Benares (Financial District)

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Benares (Financial District)
Delivery/Takeout Menu
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Lunch Specials
Monday to Friday only
Vegetarian Platter
Includes two veggies of the day, dhal, rice, naan & salad
Chicken Platter
Chicken tikka masala, veggie of the day, dhal, rice, naan & salad.
Tandoori Chicken Platter
Tandoori chicken, veggie of the day, dhal, rice, naan & salad
Lamb Platter
Lamb curry, veggie of the day, dhal, rice, naan & salad

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

Konkani Shrimp
Shrimp tossed in a spicy tomato sauce, flavored with cumin, cinnamon & black pepper.
Karwari Jhinga
Shrimp spiced with chili, coated with semolina poppy seeds, pan seared served with coconut pineapple salsa.
Tawa Scallops
Pan cooked scallops with cilantro, green chili, ginger, mango & tomato relish.
Machali Ke Gole
Fish croquette on a bed of garlic, ginger & lemon grass sauce.
Crab Chettinadu
Lump crab meat seasoned with garlic, ginger, roasted coconut & spices.
Fish Amritsari (Fish Pakora)
Fish marinated in ginger, garlic, garam masala, yogurt & coated with gram flour.
Koli Erachi
Chicken breast marinated with ginger, garlic in a star anise peppery sauce.
Kandhari Murgh (Malai Kebab)
Chicken breast marinated in spices & served with pomegranate, date, gooseberry dip.
Chicken Tikka
Tandoor grilled tender pieces of chicken, marinated in yougurt & spices.
Makkai Ka Soweta
Lamb shoulder marinated in yogurt, tumeric, chili, ginger & garlic, stewed with corn.
Kakori Kebab (Seekh Kebab)
Ground lamb rubbed with ginger, garlic, chili, infused with poppy seed & nutmeg.
Barrah Kebab
Juicy pieces of lamb marinated in yogurt & nutmeg.

Vegetarian Appetizers
Mathura Se (Aloo Tikki)
Potato patties stuffed with seasoned gram, topped with mint & cranberry sauce.
Kashmiri Tikki
Beet, veggie cakes seasoned with ginger, fennel, spices, grilled and served with mint relish & crispy lotus.
Aloo Papri Chaat
Wheat crisps, chick peas, potatoes topped with yogurt, roasted cumin, mint & tamarind sauce.
Banarsi Kachori
Crispy flour puffs served with tomato salsa, potatoes & chutney.
Paneer Tikka
Cottage cheese marinated in yogurt, tumeric, pomegranate, skewered & cooked in clay oven.
Adraki Samosa
Triangular turnovers filled with potatoes & green peas, hint of mango powder, flavored with ginger & cumin. Served with mint & tamarind chutney.
Kolhapuri Misal (Spicy)
Sprouted beans in chili, coconut, herbs & spiced crisps served with toasted pav.
Bhel Puri
Puffed rice crisps with chopped onions, potatoes, avocado & corn kernels, tossed with chutneys.
Mixed Pakoras
An array of eggplant, yam, spinach, plantain & stuffed chili fritters.
Khasta Gobhi
Lightly battered crisp cauliflower with garlic & crushed pepper in a tangy sauce.

Soup & Salad
Kashmiri Soup
Roasted turnip, beet root, pigeon peas flavored with fennel, cumin, ginger & garlic.
Kozhi Rasam
Chicken soup flavored with fennel, black peppers, coconut & tomatoes.
Spicy Tibetan noodle soup with cauliflower, French beans, tomato & chili, served with lamb.
Harabhara Salad
Lettuce, diced cucumber, red radish, carrots, cherry tomatoes & guacamole with chef's special dressing.

Tandoori Entrees
Served with Basmati Rice
Aamiya Jhinga
Jumbo prawns marinated in mango, chili, rice vinegar, ginger, molasses, cooked in tandoor.
Tandoori Chicken
Chicken marinated is yogurt, spices & lemon juice, cooked in tandoor.
Tandoori Hen
Whole cornish hen marinated in lime, ginger, garlic, cumin, garam masala & cooked in tandoor.
Lucknowi Murgh
Chicken breast marinated in yogurt with saffron & cardamom flavor, cooked in clay oven.
Salmon Tikka
Salmon fish cubes, marinated in tandoori masala, cooked in tandoor.
Lamb Chops
Juicy lamb chops from ribs, marinated to perfection cooked in clay oven.
Mixed Grill Entree
Assorted tandoori special.

Chicken Entrees
Served with Basmati Rice
Chicken Tikka Masala
Grilled boneless chicken simmered in fenugreek flavored plum tomato sauce.
Murgh Seyal
Marinated grilled chicken breast over spinach, broccoli rabe, dill, enhanced with spices.
Murgh Khubani
Grilled chicken tikka (white meat) served on top of spiced apricot sauce.
Andhra Chicken Curry
Chicken pieces slow cooked in coconut, ginger & garlic sauce.
Chicken Shahi Korma
Chicken grilled in rich cashew nut & almond cream sauce.
Chicken Vindaloo
Famous chicken preparation for Goa, cooked with vinegar, hot chilies & spices.
Chili Chicken
Indo-Chinese inspired chicken fried to perfection and tossed with bell peppers, onions, chilies, ginger & garlic.
Chicken Saag
Chicken sauteed with fresh spinach, enhanced with spices.
Chicken Jalfrazie
Chicken & fresh assorted vegetables in a special sauce.

Goat & Lamb Entrees
Served with Basmati Rice
Rogan Josh
A signature dish from Kashmir consists of succulent pieces of lamb in cardamom, aniseed & paprika savored sauce.
Lamb Vindaloo
Lamb preparation from Goa cooked with vinegar, hot chilies & spices.
Raan e Akbari
Leg of lamb immersed in rum flavor sauce, served oven roasted on a bed of vegetables.
Laal Maans
Cubes of lamb cooked in slow fire with yogurt, chili, tumeric, onion, ginger garlic & cardamom.
Keema Mutter
Minced lamb & green peas cooked with fresh ground spices.
Lamb Korma
Tender pieces of lamb cooked in rich cashew nut & almond cream sauce.
Lamb Saag
Tender pieces of lamb sauteed with fresh spinach enhanced with spices.
Punjabi Goat Curry
North Indian goat delicacy with onion & tomato gravy.
Kadhai Goat
Succulent pieces of goat cooked with fresh tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic garnished with fresh cilantro & ginger.
Barrah Masaledar
Lamb chops grilled & infused in a sauce of onion & tomato with garam masala.

Seafood Entrees
Served with Basmati Rice
Cheema Thenga
Marinated jumbo prawns grilled & simmered in coconut milk curry.
Kalonji Maach
Onion seed flavored tile fish curry with eggplant, okra & potatoes.
Til Wali Machhi
Ahi tuna rubbed with ground spices, sesame seeds & wild rice.
Bhari Machli
Whole pompano stuffed with pickled gren masala, grilled, served on a bed of tomato sauce.
Kekada Kari
Traditional nadan kerala style jumbo lump crab curry, simmered in mustard, curry leaves & kokum.
Beguni Maach
Sea bass marinated in ginger, garlic, jalapenos, sun dried tomatoes & garam masala oven baked.
Salmon Curry
Onion & tomato sauce, medium.
Shrimp Curry
Onion & tomato sauce, medium.
Goan Salmon Curry
Fresh salmon cooked in coconut & cream sauce.
Goan Shrimp Curry
Shrimps cooked with sauteed onion, lime juice, spices & fresh coconut milk.

Vegetarian Entrees
Served with Basmati Rice
Banarsi Dum Aloo
Potato whole simmered in flavorful "Hing" gravy.
Achari Bhindi
Fresh okra cooked with pickled flavored spices.
Gobhi Jaipuri
Potato & cauliflower cooked in slow fire with cumin, coriander & chili flakes.
Baingan Mirch Ka Salan
Baby eggplant simmered in coconut, peanut, curry leaves flavored gravy, topped with stuffed peppers.
Diwani Handi
Assorted vegetables, cheese, eggplant in spinach curry sauce.
Nawabi Subji
Fresh vegetables simmered in charmagaz gravy with cardamom flavor.
Saag Paneer
Fresh spinach cooked with cottage cheese, tempered with cumin, ginger & garlic.
Malai Kofta
Vegetable & cheese dumplings cooked in cashew & tomato gravy.
Dal Makhani
Black lentils cooked in slow fire overnight, finished with butter & tomato gravy.
Banarsi Dal
Blend of malka masoor, chana & arhar tempered with onion, ginger, tomatoes, finished with desi ghee.
Paneer Makhani
Fresh cottage cheese in creamy tomato sauce.
Mutter Paneer
Cottage cheese & peas cooked in light yellow sauce.
Baingan Bhartha
Eggplant roasted on a fire cooked with onions & peas.
Navrattan Korma
Assorted vegetables in a special sauce with nuts & fruits.
Chana Saag
Puree of spinach cooked with chickpeas.
Paneer Bhurji
Shredded paneer cooked with tomato, onion & pepper.
Shahi Paneer
Cottage cheese cooked in creamy gravy prepared with tomato, onions & cashew nuts.
Soy Tikka Masala
Grilled soy simmered in fenugreek flavored plum tomato sauce.

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

Rice & Biryanis
Layered basmati rice casserole, flavored with spices, saffron & rose water. Choice of vegetable ($17), chicken ($19), lamb ($22), goat ($22) or shrimp ($24).
Peas Pulao
Saffron basmati rice with peas.
Kashmiri Pulao
Saffron basmati rice with fruits & nuts.
Jeera Rice
Basmati rice tempered with cumin.
Banarsi Rice
Lemon flavored basmati rice.

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

Tomato, mango or eggplant & garlic.
Mango Pickle $4.00
Onion tomato, Boondi or cucumber.
Papadum $3
Curry Sauce (16 oz.) $7
Tikka Masala Sauce (16 oz.) $7
Vindaloo Sauce (16 oz.) $7
Aloo Fried $4

Ami Sheera
Mango flavored pudding over malpua and mango pulp.
Pistachio Kulfi
Pistachio flavored Indian Ice cream with biscotti & berries.
Atom Bomb
Chocolate lava served with rose petal ice cream.
Fresh coconut, poppy seeds & nuts in a pastry shell.
Orange Panacotta
Orange flavored silky custard garnished with orange sections.
Gulab Jamun
Condensed milk roundels, soaked in sugar syrup.
Cottage cheese dumpling.
Kheer Anarkali
Pomegranate flavored rice pudding cooked on slow fire with milk, reduced.

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